We are delighted to announce that we will once again be participating in Art Projects at London Art Fair 2015, January 20th- 25th at The Business Design Centre. We will be showing new and exciting recent works by the critically acclaimed and award winning Adam Dix and Jess Littlewood. Please click here to preview the works.
Art Projects is a curated showcase of the freshest contemporary art from across the globe, Art Projects features large-scale installations, solo shows and group displays, alongside an extensive Film Programme presenting a selection of experimental film and video work.
Art Projects is situated alongside the main Fair on Gallery Level 1 and The Contemporary London stand is located at P8.
The section has established itself as an important international platform for new galleries to showcase the most stimulating contemporary practice, and continues to garner widespread critical acclaim.
Visit us: Tuesday 20th January VIP Preview 3-6pm & Preview Evening 6-9pm, Wednesday 21st 11am-9pm, Thursday 22nd 11am-9pm, Friday 23rd 11am-7pm, Saturday 24th 10am-7pm, Sunday 25th 10am-5pm.
Private View: Wednesday 4th February 6.30-8.30pm
Exhibition Dates: Thursday 5th February- Sunday 22nd February 2015
Collection of Small Paintings brings together the work of 20 contemporary painters. The show includes new and recent works by Vasilis Avramidis, Adam Dix, Ernesto Canovas, Geoff Diego Litherland, David Wightman, Emma Bennett, John Stark, Jonny Green, Dolly Thompsett, Reginal Aloysius, Lindsey Bull, Mary Wintour, Eleanor Watson, Nicole Sy Coson, Hyojun Hyun, Tom Waring, Ilona Kiss, Alexandra Sinopoulou, Elysia Byrd and Chloe Manasseh.
The concept of the exhibition stems from the history and tradition of Miniatures and small Cabinet paintings. From the 15th Century, Cabinet paintings were small paintings collected by the wealthy, traditionally showing full-length figures at a small scale kept in a cabinet, a small and private room, to which only those with whom they were on intimate terms with could be admitted. Miniature artworks would decorate and illustrate hand-written books ('Minaire' to colour with red lead, a practise used for the capital letters in old books). 16-18th Century portrait miniatures were popularly used in the arrangement of noble marriages, to show royal allegiance, for private worship, as items of wealth depicting luxury goods, or as mementos of loved ones carried by soldiers or sailors. These small works have a rich tradition and prevalence in a larger collective art history but within this, the works are intimately bound to individuals, marked by intimate viewing pleasure and the personal relationship between object and viewer. A collection of Small Paintings takes this tradition as its startiong point and asks each artist to reinterpret it within the context of their practice.
Space W10 is ideally located in North Kensington, a short walk from Kensal Green and Kensal Rise stations on the junction of Harrow Road and Ladbroke Grove. We are also well connected to many bus routes and within close proximity to Ladbroke Grove station and the historic and bustling Portobello Road.
Tube: Kensal Green (Bakerloo Line) -8 minute walk, Ladbroke Grove (Circle, Hammersmith & City Line)- 15 minute walk, Queens Park (Bakerloo Line) 17 minute walk, Westbourne Park (Circle, Hammersmith & City Line) 18 minute walk.
Overground: Kensal Rise- 10 minute walk
Bus: 18, 23, 28, 52, 70, 228, 295, 316, 452