Visual art exhibitions and events with a platform for critical writing
My work is a commentary on modern society. I am currently working on a project that I have entitled 'facebook generation'. Through my own facebook group of the same name I recieve photographs of peoples' nights out, which I then turn into paintings. My inspiration for this project has been the 19th century writer Charles Baudelaire who in his book 'the painter of modern life...' he writes of capturing the essence of modern society, to 'distil the eternal from the transitory.' My work is an up to date re-working of his timeless idea.
The new show at Sartorial Contemporary art in Notting Hill shows work by three stylistically very different painters. What they have in common is the rawness, the directness of their interaction with their subjects. Such is the extent of this raw Read on…
Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
26 June - 23 July 2008