DRAWN TO LONDON: IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWER
Bermondsey Project Space
183 - 185 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW
October 16 - November 3rd
"Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life: for there is in London all that life can afford"
Samuel Johnson. "The Life of Samuel Johnson Vol. 3', James Boswell, 1851
The exhibition brings together a variety of artists who have responded to the life and history of London. They follow in a tradition that reaches back to Hogarth's etchings of Gin Lane and Monet's impressionist visions of the Thames to Rachel Whiteread's ghostly House in east London and Gilvert and George's lurid evocations of Brick Lane. London has long been a conspicuously successful multi-cultural metropolis where people from different cultures have combiens to create a dynamic and positive place to live, work and creat art.
The exhibition includes around 80 or more works of art includin paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, film, sound and installation and is curated by Philippa Beale.
Artists: Alexandra Blum, Philippa Beale, John Blandy, Stella Carr, Paul Cosquieri, Paul Finn, Sue Hackney, Susannah Hubert, Martin Harrison-Priestman, Maryellen Lamb, Mark Long, Natasha Lien, Fiona McIntyre, Seema Manchanda, Emma Perring, Pat Phippard PRofit, Karen Summers, Jacqueline Wedlake-Hatton, Marion Wilcocks, Alice White, Les Williams, Sandra Wroe
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Interview with Curator Philippa Beale