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Leon Kossoff, New Works, Annely Juda Fine Art | reviews, news & interviews

Leon Kossoff, New Works, Annely Juda Fine Art

Leon Kossoff, New Works, Annely Juda Fine Art

A rare exhibition teaches us to look, and then look again

Kossoff: 'Christ Church, Spitalfields', 1999-2000Courtesy Annely Juda Fine Art

It is one of the enduring mysteries of Leon Kossoff’s art. How does someone who uses such thick, impastoed paint and such muddy, earth-toned colours make his work so light, so delicate, so filled with grace? The more you look, the more mysterious is becomes.

Kossoff teaches us to look. Then he teaches us to look again

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