Space, Time and Place: New paintings by Deborah Lanyon

11 Sep 2017 – 16 Sep 2017

Event times

9.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Saturday, with the artist present from 12.00pm Monday to Saturday.
Private views : Tuesday September 12th and Thursday September 14th, from 6pm to 9 pm.

Cost of entry


The Coningsby Gallery

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Buses: 24, 10, 390, 134
  • Tube: Goodge Street tube station on the Northern line
  • Euston Station is the nearest train station

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An exhibition of the new body of work from established abstract landscape artist Deborah Lanyon: inspired by journeys over the past two years in France, the Lake District, Italy and Slovenia.


Space, Time and Place- New Paintings by Deborah Lanyon

The title of this exhibition - ‘Space Time and Place’ - reflects the key ingredients of Lanyon's work. The culinary term “Ingredient” reflects the sensory quality of the paintings.

‘Space” - the first ingredient - is the primary inspiration for the work. it offers compositional value and immediate engagement with the landscape.

“Time” determines how Lanyon physically connect with the subject matter. This can be as sensory as taste or smell.

“Place” is where everything comes together. It is the presentation and identification of the complete work.

For Lanyon, paint is very physical and she endeavours to exploit it fully. Paint is an organic substance with which she engages and which she seeks never to restrict-  not  led by emotion but not denying it has its place within the work.

Lanyon works on the edge of both intellect and vision, whilst giving the paint permission to develop its own identity.

The paintings for the exhibition have come together over the last two years from time spent in England, Italy, Slovenia and France, where Lanyon absorbed from, and was inspired by, the places visited.

Some of the smaller works were created in situ and comprise more figurative elements. The larger works were painted in the studio in Wandsworth. Deborah Lanyon says: " I enjoy the lapse of time between first seeing a space - when and where it was - to the moment when the painting is realised. This lapse allows ideas to be digested and synthesised. As a painter this enables me to keep the work fresh, hold my engagement and keep the work alive."


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Exhibiting artists

Deborah Lanyon

Supported by

Picture This Productions


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