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a white shelf topped with books next to a pink wall and framed pictures on the wall
Curator Antonia Marsh Walks Us Through Her Art Collection
a painting hanging on the wall with a frame around it that has an image of a bird flying in the sky
Antarctica in Summer, original oil painting on silk art work framed
'Aurelion' Oil on silk painting 30 x 40 cm framed in dark brown ayous wood frame and non reflective acrylic, mounted in single mount. Original artwork by Gala Bell, multidisciplinary artist based in London About: Working in reverse, the paintings are constructed within a frame of taut silk. I paint from behind the canvas, pushing oil paint in choreographed gestures that reveal themselves on the other side, like the texture of a tapestry. Each tiny gap formed by the warp and weft of silk thread is filled with an extruded pixel of colour, resembling the organic patterns of lichens, the skin of a reptile or a galaxy. The pressing of paint unveils to us the underside of the mark, the moment of contact between material and surface that we would never ordinarily see. Light plays a pivotal r
a black and white photo of a boat in the water
Taryn Simon: Birds of the West Indies, Beverly Hills, February 27–April 12, 2014 | Gagosian