Thursday, 21 October 2010

I thought i'd start one of these just to just kinda show what the scene is like over here. I'll update it when i can, seems like a good way to show off the gallery scene in London!

The art scene here for Urban Contemporary is spectacular. I try and go to an opening at least once a week and will try to post pics here when i do.

I really shoulda started this sooner cause i've deleted a lot of old stuff (like the Eelus show in Feb, a couple openings at Black Rat, etc etc)

Anyway, may as well start here. These pics are from the Dreweatts Urban Contemporary Preview last night.


This is a Nick Gentry pice, painted on floppy discs. He's one of the better new young british artists i think along with David Walker. I didn't snag a picture of David Walker's piece, but he's worth checking out.

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Here's a Nick Walker canvas. Fresh off his Art Sensus solo show, he's auctioning off this piece to benefit a friend who was paralyzed in a car accident.

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A new grafter, I quite like the colours and the image is of the famous photo V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

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A couple Banksys going for an extraordinary amount of money. I love the guy as much as anyone, by 60k (high estimate...imagine will go more) for a small canvas is shocking.

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close up of the diptych

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Really like this barcode shark by Banksy, hadn't seen it before.

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and finally, an Invade piece set in glass, hadn't seen the Pacman image before, would be great if i actually had a desk to put it on!

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1 comment:

  1. really like the Barcode Shark by Banksy

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