Posts Tagged ‘British’

Dexter Dalwood: Endless Night

Entering its last week on view, Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills is presenting new paintings by London-based artist Dexter Dalwood in the exhibition, Endless Night. The titled was appropriated from the William Blake poem “Auguries of Innocence” and references, as you may expect, death. In his new series of paintings, Dalwood explores several death scenarios from public figures, some real and some fictional. However, the[…..]

Marc Quinn: Iris

Currently on view at Mary Boone Gallery in New York City is a series of new paintings titled Iris by British sculptor Marc Quinn. Quinn is a member of the YBA (Young British Artists) and is best know for his challenging figurative sculptures such as Self, the artist’s portrait cast in his own blood and Alison Lapper Pregnant, a massive marble sculpture installed on the[…..]

Ian Dawson

British artist Ian Dawson produces large-scale sculptures out of a variety of materials. The artist has used colorful industrial plastic containers that are modeled into exotic forms through heat manipulation in several new works. Through this process, the object is stripped of its original use and begins to exist in a position between painting and sculpture. Other projects include large sheets of screen-printed paper that[…..]

Antony Gormley

Internationally renowned British sculptor Antony Gormley is currently exhibiting his “Critical Mass” installation with the Museo d’Arte Donna Regina in Naples, Italy. In this work, the artist cast more than 60 figures in a variety of poses and then placed the casts in a large group on the gallery floor. Gormley’s work investigates the body and makes reference to internal and external space. The artist[…..]