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Kerlin Gallery presents Home, an exhibition of new work by Sean Scully. This exhibition comprises of major new paintings and pastels from Sean Scully’s recent ‘Landline’ series. The Landline series makes reference to the edge of land. Scully has removed almost all vertical forms from the works to create, in his own words, “a side-to-side motion”. The horizontal band becomes the central motif, mirroring land as it meets sea and air – but far from serene, the works capture movement and energy, showing an increased freedom of brushstroke. Scully’s loose horizontal bands mimic the repetitive yet wholly unpredictable rhythm of the sea, embracing its overlap, irregularity and discontinuousness. Many of the works in this series are painted on aluminium, marking a relatively new development in Scully’s practice. Speaking of the material, he points out that “when one paints on

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