Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Terr Series
02052021 . 20 x 47 in (47 x 120 cm) Volcanic soils and acrylic on paper . 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Terr Series
01222021 . 22 x 47 in (56 x 120 cm) Mud, Soils, and Acrylic on Paper . 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Chawan Landscapes Series
01202021-4 . 22 x 47 in (56 x 120 cm) Volcanic soils and acrylic on paper . 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Chawan Landscapes Series
01092021-4 . 22 x 47 in (56 x 120 cm) Forest soil, acrylic and veneer on paper . 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Chawan Landscapes Series
03232021-1, 22 x 47 in (56 x 120 cm) Fern forest mud and acrylic on paper, 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Chawan Landscapes Series
03232021-2, 22.5 x 30 in (56 x 76 cm) Forest mud and acrylic on paper, 2021
Philippe Nault Abstract Art: Chawan Landscapes Series
03042921 . 22.5 x 30 in (56 x 76 cm) Fern forest mud and acrylic on paper . 2021

Terr is the Latin root-word meaning earth, or soil. It also informs the word terroir, the solidified memory that animates and characterizes a particular land area, and the nature of its symbiotic environment.

Terr is also the name given to a series of works started in January 2021 on the volcanic island of Hawai’i, using unprocessed native dirt as its primary medium. The impulse to use raw soil emerged, somewhat organically, from working for the past few years on unstretched canvas, often laid in direct contact with the natural ground of the rainforest and the lava fields of the island. In this process, the canvas inevitably merges with the earth, giving birth to the painting. Read more…


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