Currently on view at Daniel Faria Gallery in Toronto, Canada is “Modern Love,” a solo exhibition by Derek Liddington. In his current body of work, Liddington continues to mine Constructivist imagery and symbolism. A personal narrative pushes collective revolutionary accounts to the brink, bordering on abstract fluidity and individualism. Liddington describes his work as “explorations of moments of love, violence, tension and passion as a means of understanding larger social and cultural dynamics developed in those histories that run parallel to periods of unrest and revolution.” Simple Constructivist forms are complicated by vibrating edges and blurred planes. Using drawn or textile-based geometric forms, Liddington investigates tension as a means for uncovering moments of violence and passion. Derek Liddington lives and works in Toronto, Canada.
“Modern Love” is on view through November 25th.