Allan Banford is an international artist who is known for his dynamic and colorful abstract acrylic and mixmedia paintings, installations and conceptual artworks. By contesting the division between consciousness and reality, Banford absorbs the tradition of remembrance into a material practice. His paintings isolate, movements, characters, emotions and objects by doing so, new sequences are created which reveal an inseparable relationship between motion and space. With his conceptual approach a wide scale of subjects in a multi-layered abstract scenario emerge, involving the viewer in a physical texturised message.
The Private viewing will be on Thursday 2nd of June 2016 from 6:30 to 10:30 at Black +White, 74 rivington street shoreditch EC2A 3AY
Allan Banford lives and creates his art in Soho, London and has been breaking in to the art scene after a successful career as music dj/producer. Regarding this art Artwork Allan stated that CANODROMO reflects he’s personal interpretation of movement and ambition through life experiences with unexpected outcomes.
About Artist Allan Banford:
Visual artist and part of the New European Painting that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century Allan has produced abstract as well as music and video installations. His art follows the examples of Gerhard Richter and Francis Bacon in undermining the concept of the artist’s obligation to maintain a single cohesive style.
His works are being confronted as aesthetically resilient, thematically interrelated elements of memory and reality. Allan was the recipient of the inaugural World Citizen Artist Award in conjunction with Belgravia Gallery and Play for chance foundation commemorating the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death and legacy. His art works are included in numerous private and corporate collections, including The Perspective Scenarios triptych resembling Joseph Mallord William Turner landscape lighting style, acclaimed by critics and public alike.