Louise Bristow - Platonic

6 Jan 2010 – 31 Jan 2010

Event times

Wednesday to Saturday, 12-7pm Late night Thursdays and informal Sundays Artists' Books Drop-in Workshops Sundays 2-5pm

Cost of entry



London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Waterloo & Embankment
  • Waterloo, Waterloo East & Charing Cross

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This sequential nature and its analogy with the book LOUISE BRISTOW form the basis for A Line of Thought whose narrative offers no specific beginning or end, defined instead by an investigation of the mechanical workings of theBristow's paintings are landscapes with a difference; tome and the reading of a physical story. she constructs careful tableaux, rich in both formal As the sequential pieces of ash weave their circuitous composition and narrative play, using found imagery path, the assembled sculpture questions ideas of of other places, primarily in Northern and Eastern containment and considers that which exists beyond Europe, book covers and hand-made maquettes of the borders of a wall, a floor, a page. Through it, real architectural features or fantasy structures. Bullett offers a kind of interdimensional form, a line Her arrangements of condensed and re-imagined that escapes its habitual plane and extends beyond it landscapes evocative of stage sets are often presided in a 3-dimensional excavation of a 2-dimensional form. over by a geometrical element, recalling Cezanne's exhortation to ‘treat nature by means of the cylinder, the sphere and the cone'. These forms of assumed KALEID is a project space and gallery for which perfection betray nostalgia for Modern ideals replete selected artists are invited to show diverse work, with utopian aspirations that never came to fruition. creating an artist's book or publication as an extension of their practice. With Platonic, Bristow has taken this geometric rationalisation one step further.

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