Shifting Sands

Tom Climent’s recent paintings appear to edge more and more away from pure abstraction, writes Mark Ewart

Tom Climent’s studio is situated in the heart of Cork city, amidst an enclave of old churches and sites of cultural and historical importance. The nearby Elizabeth Fort, a 17th-century star-shaped structure, feels like it could be a three-dimensional embodiment of his geometric paintings. His rich palette of sumptuous colour sings with luminosity and wonder, ethereal cathedrals of kaleidoscopic light that soar ever upwards.

Tom Climent, Solomon Fine Art, 2 – 25 July

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