Delphian Gallery is pleased to present Divergent Motion, our first annual summer group show featuring artists working across painting, drawing, collage, and sculpture.
Our summer show provides the opportunity to continue a visual conversation with previously exhibited artists by showcasing their new work alongside other exciting contemporary artists whom we have yet had the pleasure to show.
Join us for the private view by clicking THIS LINK
In this exhibition, divergent practices are unified by a sense of unruly expression. Participating artists include:
Florence Hutchings (https://www.instagram.com/florencebh/)
Jesse Draxler (https://www.instagram.com/jessedraxler/)
Francisco Mendes Moreira (https://www.instagram.com/franciscomendesmoreira/)
Cannon Dill (https://www.instagram.com/cannondill/)
Benjamin Murphy (https://www.instagram.com/benjaminmurphy_/)
Beth Rodway (https://www.instagram.com/bethellenmorganrodway/)
Klaus Is Koming (https://www.instagram.com/klausiskoming/)
Lou Ros (https://www.instagram.com/lou_ros_/)
Jerry Kowalski (https://www.instagram.com/jerrykowalsky/)
Cathy Tabbakh (https://www.instagram.com/cathytabbakh/)
Paul Weiner (https://www.instagram.com/poweiner/)
Galina Munroe (https://www.instagram.com/galinamunroe/)
Jake Grewal (https://www.instagram.com/jakegrewal/)
Claire Johnson (https://www.instagram.com/clairepony/)
Tess Williams (https://www.instagram.com/tess_williams_studio/)
Mike Ballard (https://www.instagram.com/mikeballards/)
Nick JS Thompson (https://www.instagram.com/nickjsthompson/)
Rusudan Khizanishvili (https://www.instagram.com/rusudan_khizanishvili/)
***RSVP for the guest list in the ticket link above***
Exhibition graciously supported by theprintspace, London’s premiere fine art printers.
We are extremely excited to present these stunning Bertrand Fournier prints. He has created 2 very-limited edition linoprints for us as part of his debut UK exhibition “Some Pieces Of Mind”. The prints show his trademark symbolism and bold graphic style rendered beautifully in monochrome.
- Limited edition print run of 10 pieces.
- Signed and numbered by the artist.
- Embossed with the Delphian seal of approval to ensure authenticity.
- Supplied with certificate of authenticity to provide limited edition provenance.
- Size 60 x 55 cm including a small white border for easy framing.
- Presented on premium Norfolk 210gsm cartridge paper.
- Hand drawn and cut by the artist.
- Hand printed with archival ink in the UK.
- As each print is hand printed, every one is slightly different and unique.
- Global shipping available.
UPO BW-P2 now only has TWO prints remaining!
For more about Bertrand, click HERE
RSVP for our next show, which is the FIRST EVER UK solo show of exciting French painter Bertrand Fournier.
‘Some Pieces Of Mind’ opens in Shoreditch on the 2nd of May at 6pm.
Bertrand Fournier is the next artist to be showing his work with us at Delphian Gallery, with his DEBUT UK SOLO SHOW Some Pieces of Mind in May 2019.
If you would like to request the catalogue of available works, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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email@example.comDelphian favourite Pt. 2 Gallery is pleased to present Zero Player Game, a solo exhibition of paintings by Oakland-based artist Brett Flanigan. The exhibition title is a reference to the mathematician John Horton Conway’s Game of Life, a 1970 mathematical simulation where, given an initial state and a set of simple rules, a black and white grid evolves endlessly in ways that are seemingly organic and operate on similar principles as life itself.
In this body of work, each painting begins with an initial state in which Flanigan builds energy, usually involving repetitive patterns and intuitive mark making. This initial state then undergoes a series of reducing and rebuilding moves based on self-imposed rules or logic. The works are simultaneously formulaic and improvisational. Whenever possible, Flanigan makes aesthetic decisions using games of change such as dice rolls, coin flips, or random number generators, leaving the artist’s pre-conceived or socialized views of aesthetic behind, paving the way for unusual compositions and color combinations.
This philosophy allows Flanigan to explore many painting styles, without attempting to hone in on a signature look. While at first glance the paintings may feel disparate, upon further inspection, the viewer may see how Flanigan borrows ideas from his earlier paintings. In this way, he allows them to interact in a way that is comparable to the organs in a body, each performing its own function while working together with the others and allowing the work to live.
Eden – Mevlana Lipp
Mevlana Lipp‘s works show colorful floral forms that stand at the interface between plant and human. The artist visualizes nature with paradisiac, floral structures. He illustrates a metamorphosis that is not decipherable. The selection and combination of colors produces a breathtaking brilliance. The artist contrasts the bold color of the background with the black velvet background. Lipp sculpturally elaborates his works by cutting wood panels and adding them to each other. He challenges the viewer to closely look at the different layers of the relief to explore the full image.
Mevlana Lipp (born 1989) studied at the Art Academy Düsseldorf (masterclass of Thomas Grünfeld). In his first solo exhibition at krupic kersting the artist shows new works.
The exhibition EDEN refers to the paradise within creation. In his work Mevlana Lipp suggests the original form of creation. Mixed forms of plants and figurative elements recall Stone Age finds and creatures of the deep sea, which can be read as an antithesis to creation. The artist cuts the floral forms out of wood and merges them into relief-like pictures. The bright color of the motifs enhances the plastic effect and emphasizes the entanglement of the motifs. Lipp’s new works are characterized by a sensual interweaving of forms. For the first time, the artist shows steel sculptures and drawings that physically continue the formal language of his works into the room.
The sculptures appear like fossils, remnants of an ancient time, unfolding in the exhibition. They are characterized by a monochrome application of color, from which delicate colors shimmer through. The drawings serve the artist as a source of inspiration for his wood paintings. Lipp combines the drawings with a sculptural frame, which complements the vines pattern. In “First Steps of the Future” (see‘KölnGalerien 01/19’) Oliver Tepel describes these floral-figurative elements as follows: “Flowers grow to hands, scratching as strangers on the most astonishing material, because candles bloom from the green of the stalks. Mevlana Lipp uses a color spectrum in front of a black background, reminiscent of the first graphic depictions of life in the deep sea. And like the mysterious untouchedness of this sphere, Mevlana Lipp’s “Eden” proves, as the title of the exhibition, a quiet beauty, not without fright. They are odes of tactile communication, delicate or penetrating touches, ostensibly innocent curiosity in the last seconds of Paradise, until knowledge opens the space to all suffering. Suffering also remains in fragile elegance, but where mysterious glow was, now are dull colors and the unstructured growing gets rhythmic structures; Order is the language of lost innocence. Is it religious art or just one that addresses the big questions of life? Amazing what painting can do. ”
January 18. 2019 – March 09. 2019 | curated by Wilko Austermann
Abstraction is having a real revival right now, and once you see the ten artists we’ve listed below you will understand why. We have selected ten contemporary artists whose work we are loving at the moment, but the list could have easily been a top fifty or a top one hundred. We will probably do another one of these at some point, but for now go find and then follow these ten.
Rachael Kerwick (@RachaelKerwick)
Rachael Kerwick’s minimalist canvasses are always perfectly balanced in both colour and form. To balance perfectly both of these elements is difficult to say the least, but Rachael manages to always pull it off.
The trouble with small talk. Revisiting sketches from a few months back while waiting for big canvas orders ? . . #abstractart #contemporaryart #kunst #art #stilllife #painting #rachaelmccullykerwick #rachaelkerwick #abstract #modernart #minimalism #australianart
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Bertrand Fournier (@FournierBertrand)
Bertrand hasn’t been painting long at all, which makes his perfectly refined work all the more spellbinding. We showed his work in our Open Call exhibition, and look forward to working with him again in 2019.
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Jenny Brosinski (@Jenny_Brosinski)
Jenny’s work is seemingly raw and disordered, but within that disorder is a delicacy of composition and a refined sense of composition.
After some exciting month I take a short time out for some holidays! See you soon!! . Looking forward to my upcoming shows @viugallery in August and @nevvengallery (solo ?) @plus_one_art in September. . . #painting #jennybrosinski #contemporaryart #abstractart #soon
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Sean Sullivan (@Parade.Pimlico.Pearl)
Sean’s work is redolent of complex technical drawings one might see within an engineering textbook or manual. The way in which he draws using rulers and protractors is a world away from some of the other artists on this list, and it is this that sets him apart.
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Matthew David Smith (@Matthew_David_Smith)
Matthew’s monochromatic abstracts are composed of densely-applied shapes that combine the mastery of impasto (akin to Auerbach), with the mastery of shape (ala Paolozzi).
Descend into Madness. 2018 . I have always viewed my work as an abstract language. With this new body of work I am communicating that idea more directly, abstracting the English alphabet to create a new language made up of my own symbols and forms. . . . . . . #matthewdavidsmith #painting #contemporarypainting #paint #contemporaryart #art #artwork #artistsoninstagram #artist #artininstagram #visualart #fineart #contemporary #colorful #texture #abstract #abstractart #abstractpainting #artlove #worldcup #artlovers #artlife #lookingforu #workonpaper #language
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Gary Komarin (@GaryKomarin)
Gary describes himself as “A risk taker in contemporary painterly abstraction” – which we feel sums his work up quite perfectly.
Paul Weiner (@POWeiner)
Paul’s monochromatic works are chaotic and free – as Paul often doesn’t fix the charcoal he uses, preferring for the canvas to mutate and grow over time.
I’m about to ship this piece off for an upcoming group show with @crossgallerybundaberg, and it’s got me thinking a lot about intuition in painting. Art is all about how we see, which is informed by our taste and grows out of our environment and experiences. Taste also impacts our intuition as a painterly tool. Intuitive action and the resulting technique and energy are the content of paintings just as much as any forms or identifiable subjects in the work because they reflect how we see. #denverart #contemporaryart #abstractart #contemporarypainting #abstractpainting #printmaking #americanflag #usaflag #paulweiner
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Charley Peters (@CharleyPeters)
Charley is an artist, writer, and curator, who’s brightly coloured canvases explore “the spatial potential of the painted surface, on which she applies subtle variations in colour, tone, and scale to construct illusionary light and structural depth”.
Big thanks to @alexanderjackert for the repost yesterday ✨??✨ – – #Repost @alexanderjackert ・・・ Charley Peters “editing suite” // @charleypeters #charleypeters – – #painting #newcontemporary #contemporarypainting #contemporaryart #postanalogpainting #abstractpainting #abstractart #grid #editingsuite #coventrybiennial
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Spencer Shakespeare (@SpencerShakespeare)
Spencer’s work is like a beautiful but wild garden, in which all of the flowers are in bloom and clamouring for sunlight.
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Peter Matthews (@Peter_Matthews_Artist)
For Peter, painting is a solitary pursuit, but instead of spending his time alone in his studio, he takes his canvasses outside to paint among nature. The rain and the wind inform and alter his works, so that the feel of the place is transcribed into the works.
Painting my way though it slowly with nature’s time, day and night, along the Atlantic coast of Cornwall not so long ago. Photo by myself. #painting #art #drawing #contemporartyart #artist #process #exploring #thinking #making #england #cornwall #gallery #alone #nature #time #coast #outdoor
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