Galia Gluckman produces large-scale multi-faceted artworks in her medium of choice: pigment ink on cotton paper and collage. Reflecting varied contemporary concerns, Gluckman highlights ongoing creative and social conversations through her exploration of atmospheric and emotive themes. Wide ranging in their hybrid of environmental and social references, they draw upon contemporary notions of the passage of time, referencing the mixture of creative subcultures that ebb and flow through the limitless global community. The viewer is invited to consider the dialogue surrounding mass production versus the handcrafted and oscillate between an abstraction of nature and epic man-made habitats. and follow the artist’s reflections that address the tensions between modern day order and chaos in the world around us. Working partly with recycled materials.
Within the artists journey from order to disorder [or vice versa], one can sense a deep spirited investigation. Considering notions of self-reflection and meditation, Gluckman’s practice illustrates a poignant vision of cellular memory, passion and what it means to be human’ . Through the use of various visual references, colour and complex artistic detail, there is an arranging of a dazzling alchemy of contrasting colours and frequencies. This sharp eye attention to detail evokes sensations of both pure abstraction and a unique artistic vision of the world around us.