Exhibition

'All Too Human' Exhibition by Michael Hutchison

4 Jun 2015 – 1 Jul 2015

Event times

Monday - Friday from 10am to 5pm

Cost of entry

Free

London, United Kingdom

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New works by Michael Hutchison explores the human body in rapidly alternating yoga poses with shifts in balance, contractions, expansions, twists and turns

About

I am an artist and engineer from Edinburgh. 

Themes I use art to explore include the illusion of permanence; the struggle of opposites; the place of the irrational in a society favouring the rational. My work is a mixture of drawing, painting and sculpture. Still a practicing structural engineer, I particularly enjoy the dichotomy between disciplines, using one to counterpoint the other. I currently work from a studio space in North London and have exhibited work in Edinburgh, Newcastle and London

Our world is uncomfortably ephemeral and art provides some consolation to this. I see the process of disintegration and reformation occurring through the struggle of opposites. My painting is a way of representing this: paint becomes simultaneously distinct and nebulous, rationalized and ordered as much as it can become chaotic and disordered.

I often use the contrast between regular, geometric forms and sinuous ones as a point of departure. My paintings aim between representation and abstraction, never becoming entirely one or the other as a way of opening up possible interpretations. For me created images have the potential to give meaning to the flux of it all, if only fleetingly.

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