‘Panel No.1’ is a gorgeous original piece by contemporary abstract artist Claire Burke
This dazzling piece of art is made up of many layers and utilises traditional gilding techniques using silver leaf and a cracking agent.
Claire Burke’s latest works are an exploration in texture and material, using gold and silver leaf to convey grace and lucidity.
The sparsely colour-
The pieces have been described as ‘elegant’ and beautiful’, yet they still retain a simplicity that belies their careful construction.
As with all of Claire’s work, the process and its visibility through the layers of applied material comprise a large part of the content.
Her work uses traditional gilding techniques as part of a rich composition. Her controlled development of these complex surfaces allows her to both hide and reveal the strata beneath.