Exhibition

The Pleasure Principal

1 Jun 2012 – 12 Jul 2012

Event times

Tues-Fri 11-6pm Sat 11-4pm Mon - by appointment only

Cost of entry

Free

Hoxton Art Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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The Pleasure Principal

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Hoxton Art Gallery are pleased to announce The Pleasure Principal. An exhibition curated by Director Matthew Nickerson, celebrating the gallery's first anniversary. The Pleasure Principal investigates the mode of 21st century living and contemporary consumerist culture through the work of four talented contemporaries: Steven Dickie, Rebecca Griffiths, Tom Gallant and Ha Young Kim. Each artist questions our dependence on modern technologies or the perverse and often self-destructive culture of consuming. Art works on display will include sculptural works by Rebecca Griffiths and Steven Dickie, ink wash paintings by Tom Gallant and acrylic paintings on drafting film by Ha Young Kim. Referencing a religion of shiny products, quick hits and internet zones the artists question the relationship between freedom and necessity in our contemporary existence.

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