Guy Yanai - featuring furniture by Rafe Mullarkey

13 Nov 2015 – 12 Dec 2015

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Rod Barton

London, United Kingdom


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  • Peckham Rye
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Rod Barton is proud to present new works by Guy Yanai at 45 Consort Road. This presentation will be accompanied by furniture designed and manufactured by Rafe Mullarkey.


Tel Aviv artist Guy Yanai’s paintings capture a visual culture somewhere between modern art and Tumblr, and take form in thick, paradise-hued brushtrokes. The works live where past and present meet, carving contemporary imagery into the historical timeline of painting, yet at first glance appearing uncannily evocative of 8-bit computer graphics of the 80s. Yanai’s self-conscious relation with history intersects with the artist’s personal feelings of drifting, dispersion and alienation in the world. Thus the assertive, bold edges Yanai traces onto the canvas act as formal cartography - as a gesture towards anchoring the image.  


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