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DRAWN FROM THE FLEMING COLLECTION │ Fleming Collection, London → 26 August 2015

Fraser Scarfe: Study for Tree near Burton Road, 2015, pen on paper
Fraser Scarfe: Study for Tree near Burton Road, 2015, pen on paper

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ARTISTS INCLUDE
Timothy Betjeman, Olivia Kemp, Fraser Scarfe
Samuel Bough, Joan Eardley, JD FergussonGeorge Leslie Hunter, SJ Peploe, Alison Watt

“Nîn alŭmnî v ɖ Royl Drw̃ Scūl ṣlct a pêntñ wɖ ẃć ɖe fīl an afiṇti t hañ alñsd ɖer ôn wrcs, wɖ an acumṗniyñ stêtmnt s’portñ ɖer ćýs”

Olivia Kemp, After the Wind Howled, pen on paper

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Continue reading DRAWN FROM THE FLEMING COLLECTION │ Fleming Collection, London → 26 August 2015

REALITY: Modern & Contemporary British Painting │ Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich → 1 March 2015

“Kretd bî ātist Cris Stīvnz, RIAḶTI brñz tgɖr ovr 50 wrcs seḷbretñ ɖ streñʈ v Britiš pêntñ, wɖ sm v ɖ bst n most influenšl ātists v ɖ last sixti yirz.

Uncompṛmîzñ n drct, ɖ wrc v č ātist reprizntd rtenz a stroñ refṛns t ɖ riyl wrld, ɖ stuf v lîf. Ẇl, t an xtnt, pêntñ hz bn iclipst in rīsnt decedz bî ɖ Miniml n Cnsepčl muvmnts, insṭlešn, ftogṛfi n film, RIAḶTI testifîz t ɖ svîvl v pêntñ az a mīdı̣m, n ɖ impact v Britiš pêntñ tde.

Mêjr 20ʈ Senčri ātists r reprizntd, sč az Woltr Sic̣t, Fransis Bêcn, Lūšn Frýd n Dêvid Hocni, alñsd cntmprri pêntrz includñ Cen Curi, Jwj Šw n Caṛlîn Wōcr.

Ɖ ātists in RIAḶTI tacl a dvrs renj v subjcts, refṛnsñ ɖ bodi, rlešnšps, histri, poḷtcs, wor, ɖ ŕbn invîrnmnt n sošl išuz. Dspt ɖz dfṛnt refṛnsz, ɖ wrcs r ol ynîtd bî tu ʈñz – ɖ hāš riaḷtiz ɖt hv cnsrnd ci Britiš ātists ovr ɖ decedz n ɖ simpl act v pêntñ.

RIAḶTI: Modn n Cntmprri Britiš Pêntñ fīčrz wrcs fṛm ɖ folowñ ātists: 

Fransis Bêcn, Tôni Bevn, Jon Bratbi, Sesili Brân, Caṭžīna Colmn, Greym Crôli, Cen Curi, Dextr Dwlwŭd, Lūšn Frýd, Anṭni Grīn, Ĝen Hādi, Filip Haris, Clîv Hed, Dêvid Hefr, Dêvid Hocni, Lūc Jaxn, Sam Jaxn, Šãtal Jof, Jon Cīn, L.S. Lâri, Aḷn Mcdonld, Joc McFadı̣n, Pâla Regu, Re Ričdsn, Teri Seč, Jwj Šw, Woltr Sic̣t, Stanli Spensr, Cris Stīvnz, Caṛlîn Wōcr, Alisn Wot, Caṛl Vêt

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Continue reading REALITY: Modern & Contemporary British Painting │ Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich → 1 March 2015

ALISON WATT │ Part of the GENERATION exhibition │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 25 January 2015

“Sns ɖ lêt 1990z, Alisn Wot hz xplord wez v sjstñ ɖ hymn bodi bî pêntñ imijz v fabrics. Ɖ grūp v for pêntñz on šo at Modn Wn r nôn c̣lctvli az ɖ Šift siriz n apir t b abstract pêntñz. Hvr, ɖ foldz, fwl, holoz n streč v ɖ ẇît fabric bcm evidnt. Wot wz inspîrd bî ɖ wrc v ātists sč az Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780–1867) n Francisco de Zurburán (1598–1664) n ɖ hîli dīteld we ɖt ɖz ātists dpictd ɖ cloɖz v ɖ figrz in ɖer pêntñz. Š ɖrfr muvd awe fṛm hr ŕlı̣r aproč n figrpêntñz, n consntretd xclusvli on ɖ fabric itslf.

Ɖ sjsčnz v ɖ bodi hidn bnʈ ɖ fabric r bî trn muvñ n irotc. Ɖe r olso meditešns on lît n šado, on culr n txčr, on srfis n depʈ. In ɖs we, ɖe xplor ɖ fizicl qoḷtiz inhiṛnt in pêntñ itslf.

Wot wz born in Greṇc n studid at ɖ Glazgo Scūl v Āt fṛm 1983 t 1988. Š wz Asošı̣t Ātist at ɖ Našnl Gaḷri in Lundn fṛm 2006 t 2008. Š livz n wrcs in Edinbra.”

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Continue reading ALISON WATT │ Part of the GENERATION exhibition │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 25 January 2015

GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 25 January 2015

“Ɖ hol v Modn Wn z gvn ovr t JEṆREŠN. An xtnsv renj v wrc bî ātists sč az Čālz Êvri, Cêt Dêvis, Joṇʈn Munc, Lūsi MCenzi, Victoria Mwtn, Joṇʈn Own, Jūli Roḅts n Alisn Wot demnstrets ɖ cntinywñ vîtalti v pêntñ n drōñ in Scotḷnd n šoz hâ ātists frīqntli yz dfṛnt mīdia in ɖer practis. Az wel az rūmsîzd insṭlešnz bî Ros Sincler (Riyļîf Roci Mântin), Greym Fêgn (Pīċjobi), Twstn Lâšmn (At ɖ Hāt v Evrʈñ A Ro v Houlz) n Sîmn Stālñ (Brntîm), a nmbr v nyli cmišnd insṭlešnz hv bn crietd ispešli fr ɖ xibišn bî Cler Bācli, Tôbi Paṭsn, Cira Filips n Alix Dwdý, ol md in rspons t ɖ ācitecčr v ɖ rūmz in ẇč ɖe r šôn.

Ɖ ys v muvñ imij hz bn a significnt aspect v ɖ vižl āts in Scotḷnd ovr ɖ last 25 yirz, n at Modn Wn, amñst ɖ filmz n vidiowrcs on šo r Dugḷs Gwdn’z seḷbretd 24 Aur Sîco, Henri Cūmz’ Ɖ Bedf̣dz, Smiʈ/Stywt’s Briɖñ Spês n Rodric Bycann’z Sôḍstrīm.

Cīp p t dêt on ol ɖ lêtist JEṆREŠN xibišn n ivnts nyz at generationartscotland.org.”

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