In 1961-92, Colin took a leave of absence from teaching to work in Paris where he began to create painted masonite relief constructions in color as well as white. In 1963 he exhibited the Paris-made reliefs at the Jefferson Place Gallery.
"...Colin Greenly is doing relief cuts of great purity, using geometric shapes and delicately raised surfaces for compositions of great elegance."
The Washington Post, 1963
"...He calls them "Time/Light" sculptures, and the term is apt, for both these elements work on each other to produce a geometric counterpoint of extraordinary beauty and subtlety."
New York Herald Tribune, 1964
"...While the white-on-whites of Malevich are static, Greenly's exist, change, and react with time and light...A new, very beautiful, very sucessful way of expressing the subjective and metaphysical aspects of...kinetic art...and this without physical aid, only through the poetry of suggestion and the involvement of time's changing light...These pieces are a classic achievement."
Giorgio Tagliacozzo, NY Art Correspondent for Radio Television Itlaiana, 1964
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