Exhibition

Writhe & Jerk

17 Jan 2015 – 15 Feb 2015

Event times

Fri - Mon 12-6pm

Cost of entry

free

Transition Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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  • Bethnal Green

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Writhe & Jerk features five artists who each enjoy small battles with painting and why it continues to fascinate.

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Rachel Busby / Gordon Dalton / Terry Greene / Brendan Lancaster / Sarah McNulty

17 Jan - 15 Feb 2015

PV Fri 16 Jan 6-9pm

Gallery open: Fri – Sun 12-6pm

Writhe & Jerk features five artists who each enjoy small battles with painting and why it continues to fascinate. These skirmishes occur between image, subject matter, materials, and a mental and physical battle to make the painting suddenly become foreign, alien, something from somewhere else.  These paintings put up quite a fight. Wrestling something out of the materials, their battered beauty is hard fought for, writhing and jerking on the canvas.

Rachel Busby has returned to exhibiting in 2013 after a lengthy period working ‘virtually’ in the art world, co-directing Re-title.com. Recent and upcoming shows include a solo show at Lubomirov-Easton, London; The Studio, Llandudno; winner of the Exeter Contemporary Open and two person show with David Webb at Exeter Phoenix.

Recent solo shows by Gordon Dalton include Chapter, Cardiff; Motorcade Flash Parade, Bristol with a solo show at Bay Art, Cardiff in 2014. Recent group shows include Uncle Vern’s Dog, Gallery North, Newcastle; With a middle there is no edge, Pluspace, Coventry; Like a Monkey, Aid & Abet, Cambridge and Painted Thought, Arcade, Cardiff.

Brendan Lancaster’s recent shows include John Moores Painting Prize, Crash Open 2012; Bucca Gallery, Newlyn; Like a Monkey, Cambridge and the solo show Open Country, Motorcade FlashParade, Bristol.

Terry Greene’s shows include Painted Thought, Arcade, Cardiff; Form/Function, Piccadily Place, Manchester; Without a edge there is no middle, Pluspace, Coventry.

Sarah McNulty’s recent shows include Form/Function at Piccadily Place, Manchester; National Open, Motorcade, Bristol; Hey! Narcissus
Studio 1.1, London; Changing Spaces, Cambridge and Painted Thought, Arcade, Cardiff.

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Exhibiting artists

Brendan Lancaster

Terry Greene

Gordon Dalton

sarah mcnulty

Rachel Busby

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