Instant Mash - Carl Stimpson

1 Feb 2019 – 23 Feb 2019

Event times

Wednesday - Saturday
11am - 6pm

Cost of entry


Atom Gallery

England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 341 and 141 bus routes run past the gallery.
  • 10 minutes from Canonbury Station (London Overground

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An exhibition of paintings and screenprints. The latest mashup of Muses, Murals and Music from London-based graphic artist and printmakerCarl Stimpson.


Carl Stimpson blends carefully painted portraits of icons from the worlds of music
and film with cartoon techniques and imagery, and classic but obscure advertising
logos. So far, so pop-art, but where his work diverges is in his treatment of this classic
material - his use of the ‘ligne-claire’ technique, the imposition and projection of his
mashups onto suburban and urban walls as fictional murals, a slight twist in some
of the lovingly painted portraits.

Having trained initially as a painter - he studied Fine Art at The Arts Institute of
Bournemouth (now Arts University College Bournemouth) - the recent addition of
screenprinting to his painting techniques has allowed Stimpson to introduce an element
of mass-production to his work, producing beautifully varied editions where the
flatness of a screenprinted black ink layer contrasts with softer hand-painted elements.

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Atom Gallery N16

Atom Gallery N16

Exhibiting artists

Carl Stimpson


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