Water Color Paper
February 8 – March 24, 2001
Woodward Gallery is proud to announce Abstract Expressionist Natalie Edgar’s recent body of work. Most noted for her brightly colored abstract canvases, in this latest series Edgar uses a more subtle medium to create original works on paper.
Having set her hectic New York lifestyle aside, Natalie Edgar made her yearly pilgrimage to Pietrasanta, Italy. When she arrived at her studio there, she was welcomed not by familiarity but by exciting, unexpected changes: changes in her quiet, traditional neighborhood, in the focus of art- pivotal changes that set her creative
What emerged from this extended holiday were watercolors on paper deeply inspired by her new environment. Each is a prism of softer color, enhanced by her trademark ability to set the color to motion. The mountain rhythm of Pietrasanta, the landscape of her awakened art community and Edgar’s sense of ccomplishment are concentrated in overlapping watercolor tones.
Woodward Gallery welcomes you to experience Edgar’s European inspiration brought back to New York for this solo exhibition.