Three London Galleries

Blair Thurman – Mature Blonde, Almine Rech Gallery, 1st Floor, 11 Savile Row, London W1, until 14th May 2016

Blair THURMAN Dynamic Friend (Night Owl), 2016 Acrylic and canvas on wood 243,84 x 114,3 x 16,51 cm 96 x 45 x 6 1/2 inches Photo: Melissa Castro Duarte Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery

Blair THURMAN
Dynamic Friend (Night Owl), 2016
Acrylic and canvas on wood
243,84 x 114,3 x 16,51 cm
96 x 45 x 6 1/2 inches
Photo: Melissa Castro Duarte
Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery

These exciting works made of canvas on wood are by the American artist Blair Thurman.  His work reflects his interest in cars and racing games and also has a nod to minimalist and pop art.

Blair Thurman View of the exhibition Mature Blonde Almine Rech Gallery, London 31.03 - 14.05.16 Photo: Melissa Castro Duarte Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery

Blair Thurman
View of the exhibition Mature Blonde
Almine Rech Gallery, London
31.03 – 14.05.16
Photo: Melissa Castro Duarte
Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery

http://www.alminerech.com

 

Mouna Karray – Nobody will talk about us, Tyburn Gallery, 26 Barrett Street, London W1, until 21st May 2016

Mouna Karray, 33°28'34.8"N 9°20’54.3"E, Inkjet print on Hahnemühle paper, 2012-2015, Copyright the artist, Courtesy Tyburn Gallery

Mouna Karray,
33°28’34.8″N 9°20’54.3″E,
Inkjet print on Hahnemühle paper, 2012-2015,
Copyright the artist, Courtesy Tyburn Gallery

These are powerful images of the neglected south-western area of the photographer’s native Tunisia since a body in a white sack is deposited in various locations and symbolises through the body’s struggling against the fabric a hope to change and fight the oppression that the people of this area endure.

Mouna Karray, Installation View Copyright the artist, Courtesy Tyburn Gallery

Mouna Karray,
Installation View
Copyright the artist, Courtesy Tyburn Gallery

tyburngallery.com

 

John Kørner: Apple Bombs, Victoria Miro Gallery, 14 George Street, London W1, until 14th May 2016

John Kørner Running against apples, 2016 Acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm, 59 1/8 x 47 1/4 in Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London© John Kørner

John Kørner
Running against apples, 2016
Acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm, 59 1/8 x 47 1/4 in
Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London© John Kørner

The new paintings by the Danish artist John Kørner certainly engage our thought processes as the mix of pictorial elements on the canvases presents us with images we have to discern and interpret in a mental rather than physical workout.

John Kørner Architecture lines, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm, 59 1/8 x 47 1/4 in Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London© John Kørner

John Kørner
Architecture lines, 2015
Acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm, 59 1/8 x 47 1/4 in
Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London© John Kørner

http://www.victoria-miro.com

 

 

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