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"Spring Open Weekend: Work by 14, Young, Contemporary Artists"
2003-04-11 until 2003-04-13
UK United Kingdom
Continuing the series of regular group shows by important young artists, the Spring Open Weekend includes 14 artists gaining renown and influence on the contemporary art scene. Works shown include textile 'paintings' by Kirsty Griffin, winner of the Goldsmiths Artist Award, original large urban landscape painting by renowned local artist Stuart JH Free (Frameworks Gallery, Crouch End), and intimate domestic sculpture pieces by Wimbledon graduate Ruby Wright. Plus elegant sculptures by Russian artist Shavkat Muratov, and Cornelius D'Jersey.
We are also showing a collection of 80 cards made by contemporary surrealist Dan Bendel, recent 'chaos' paintings by Rufus Knightwebb, 'encapsulated' resin sculptures by Mark Russell, radical painting by post-pop artist Gary Colclough, dystopian charcoal portraits by Douglas McDougall, Russian abstract paitings by Alexander Selivanov, 'ruptured' abstracts by Aaron Henderson, and innovative abstract paintings by Kit Glaisyer. And finally, evocative urban photograps by Luke Payn.
Dan Bendel - engaging post-modern Surrealism
Gary Colclough - penetrating post-pop painting
Stuart JH Free - atmospheric urban landscape painting
Kit Glaisyer - innovative abstract oil painting
Kirsty Griffin - evocative mixed-media textile 'painting'
Cornelius D‚Jersey - elegant wood sculpture
Rufus Knightwebb - cool UV and chaos painting
Aaron Henderson - ruptured mixed media abstract painting
Douglas McDougall - dystopian charcoal portraiture
Luke Payn - sublime and urgent urban photography
Mark Russell - gentle encapsulated resin sculpture
Alexander Selivanov - vibrant Russian abstract painting
Shavkat - beautiful neo-classical/fantasy sculptures
Ruby Wright - emotive sculpture and installation