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Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

Gas Gallery at Affordable Art Fair, Battersea March 2018

 

Opening next week is the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park. We are showing a collection of new works on paper by Kate Banazi, Anna Marrow and Delphine Lebourgeois alongside new botanical photography by Kevin Dutton. 

Kevin Dutton flower photographs

New additions to the show will be the fantastical work of Alexandra Gallagher alongside new Artist Mark Dyball whose contemplative works on wood are proving a hit already. 

Further paintings from Jessica Ford and Marleen Pennings will be on show. 

 

For free tickets please contact us 

Introducing Mark Dyball

 

Mark Dyball paintings

New to Gas Gallery this month is Artist Mark Dyball whose work we are showing for the first time at the Affordable Art Fair, Battersea from 8-11 March 2018. 

Mark Dyball's original paintings on wood panel are an exploration of a project he started in 2014 from observational photographs taken at the Krijn de Konings sculptures at the Turner Gallery, Margate. 

They depict a number of entrances, choices, views and scenes - a number of different realities which we can choose to be the ideal for us here and now. With life throwing so much at us all the time, this series of paintings stand as an antidote to the frantic pace of life and offer a time of reflection, solitude, contemplation, stillness and meditation. 

Viewing each painting offers us the opportunity to contemplate the importance of choice and to find ourselves. Perhaps we can understand just where that door there, or that window over there will take us...

Mark says 'Life is littered with choices. Some believe that there are multi- alternative universes which exist where the choices we make are played out with the alternative decision we didn't make'  

See the full collection of Mark Dyball's Margate after Koning collection here

New originals and limited editions by Kate Banazi

 Kate Banazi original works on paper

New this month is a consignment of unique original works on paper by Kate Banazi alongside new collections of limited edition prints. 

Kate has been solidly printing throughout January and February 2018 to create this large body of work that we are delighted to be representing.  

These works are derived from life drawings. Kate says of her work : "I started from a series of life drawings that I did when I had been ill, rediscovering a love of drawing and mark making. From there I abstracted the shapes and refined the movement to simpler linear motifs constructed from pencil and ink through to a computer output. I am interested in our relationships with AI and everyday mundane interactions with computers which only a decade ago would have seemed fantastical'

Kate Banazi original works on paper

 

Kate then translates her work from life drawing to computer in order to abstract the forms and then on to silkscreen and prints. All of the works on paper are printed by hand with multiple layers of inks built up, creating overlays and texture. 

Each silkscreen print is handmade and unique. Subtle variances are to be expected within the edition with texture from the silkscreen which is inherent and embraced, within my practice.

View all of the available works at the forthcoming Affordable Art Fair Battersea on 8 - 11 March 2018. For further details and free ticket information please contact us

View Kate Banazi unique works on paper here

View Kate Banazi limited editions here

Original Artwork by Alexandra Gallagher

We are delighted to be showing for the first time a diptych of original work by Alexandra Gallagher.

alexandra Gallagher at Gas Gallery

Two one-off original artworks by Alexandra Gallagher showing for the first time at the Affordable Art Fair, Battersea in March 2018. 

Originated as a diptych to face one another these pieces are about being blinded by love, how we don’t always see the truth of what is in front of us and we don’t always listen to our intuition in situations where maybe we should. Like the bad relationship where you know your partner is being untrue but you kid yourself “but I love them…”  

Both pieces are unique and presented as acrylic dibond. 

Click here to see the whole collection of Alexandra Gallagher's work: 

New original Anna Marrow works

Anna Marrow Original Artwork
We are delighted to present a series of 8 original artworks by Anna Marrow on Japanese plywood, inspired by a recent trip to New York City. They include some iconic bits of New York architecture, including The New Yorker building, which Anna says 'I loved from every angle and took a million pictures of'. The Empire State building, such a beautiful, powerful presence at the end of the towering streets, and, The Standard hotel, an iconic bit of modernist architecture, a building that looks like it is dancing on points. Anna stayed in Brooklyn and also fell in love with the fire escapes and dark brickwork of the lower Brooklyn buildings.

Anna says 'I combined these recognisable exteriors with characters from two of my favourite New York musicals; West Side Story and On the town, hoping to create some intriguing and unusual narratives. Some with a hint of romance, others with a sense of adventure. I love the innocence and escapism of these films and think they both capture that sense of excitement and endless possibility that you get from a trip to NYC.'

All works are framed in a white tray-frame without glass. 

View the full collection here: