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Peter Symonds
Totem, 2016
Review

Flotsam and Jetsam

  Flotsam and Jetsam is a show of questioning. It asks us some fundamental questions about the nature of painting, the role of spatial depth and illusion, alongside the parameters of its production – stretcher, canvas, edge, brushstroke, stain and […]

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Michael Andrews

Saw this at Gargosian Gallery. Terrific image in every sense. His work shocked me into realising that with all my experiments with abstract expressionistic painting I’ve lost sight of the essentials. Andrews attention to composition is extreme but just maybe […]

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Drawing (2015-2017)

It amazes me to think that when I look back at a total of 4 years in art college, drawing was neither taught nor seemed particularly valued as an art form.  I used to love drawing as a kid and […]

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Innerer Klang, 2017

A short film created from an artist’s statement I wrote that made reference to Kandinsky’s ideas of the spiritual in art and how this has influenced my own work.  Click here to watch.

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101 Paintings

I walked the estuary trail from Exeter to Exmouth (approx. 10 miles) leaving 101 paintings along the way.  Below is a selection of images from my journey.

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Painting printing whats the difference?

It might seem a little odd to say, in the middle of a print residency, but, . . well here goes, It feels like painting. These latest pieces are part of a layered series called ‘Reportage’ and are A4 size. […]

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Lubaina Himid, photographed at Invisible Strategies exhibition, Modern Art Oxford, 2017. Photo: Edmund Blok
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A Q&A with… Lubaina Himid, painter and British Black Arts Movement pioneer

With solo exhibitions at Spike Island and Modern Art Oxford, and archival work in a new group show at Nottingham Contemporary focusing on Black British art from the 1980s, Lubaina Himid’s paintings and installations are attracting both critical and popular acclaim. Fisun Güner talks to her about politics, migration, and taking on the art establishment.

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Uninspired Workings

Uninspired workings I’m back to collecting rubbish. Strangely the streets are relatively rubbish free at the moment so I will have to give it time. The reason I am back to collecting local debris is because of what I am […]

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Job Exhibiting

INLAND #2: Neither

INLAND #2 is now open for visual and written submissions. INLAND is a portable exhibition in zine form. Launched in 2016 as a response to the lack of affordable space in London INLAND provides a platform for contemporary artists and writers.

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The inexhaustible middle

Exhibition featuring the work of Clare Rojas and a musical performance by the artist under the guise of Peggy Honeywell.

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