Exhibition

YOU ARE ACTUALLY HERE

7 Mar 2017 – 19 Mar 2017

Event times

10am - 5.30pm

Cost of entry

FREE

Gallery40

Brighton, United Kingdom

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'You Are Actually Here' presents recent work, primarily paintings on found objects, including a sequence of abstract landscapes painted on doors, as well as works on paper.

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Henry Rowsell is a painter, living and working in Brighton, currently a member of the Red Herring studio cooperative, the city's longest-standing art group. Since studying Fine Art in Liverpool in the 1990s his work has been selected for exhibitions in Liverpool, London, Sussex and Bern, Switzerland, as well as shown in numerous local gallery spaces, open studio shows and art fairs.

The solo exhibition 'You Are Actually Here' at Gallery 40 presents recent work, primarily paintings on found objects, including a sequence of abstract landscapes painted on doors, as well as works on paper. The work is colourful, energetic and gestural, and as the title of the exhibition suggests, inspired by themes of place, memory and personal exploration. 

The results are vibrantly expressive, often joyful, sometimes with a dash of melancholy, and deeply physical. Improvising using different mixed media on found objects to create playful and accidental surfaces and layers, these are artworks that appear to have an intriguing life of their own.

Henry Rowsell, (b. 1974, Chichester, UK)  

Twitter: @henryrowsellArt
Instagram: @henryrowsell.co.uk
Facebook: @HenryRowsellArtist
henryrowsell@gmail.com

 

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