Paint Ground

Westminster Art Library: 31 July – 5 August 2017
Solo exhibition by Ruth Philo
These paintings explore walking and paint.  The slow physical act of walking the ground and the equally physical act of making a painting: sourcing pigments, stretching canvas, priming grounds and painting a flat surface to make the physical presence of a painting.

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Julian Brown

Westminster Art Library: 3 – 8th April 2017
Mono Fauna
Julian Brown was born in 1974 and trained at The Royal Academy Schools. Of his paintings Julian says  ‘The imagery in my work is very heavily influenced by childhood visions and the folk art from my mother Polish heritage. Both of these worlds have a handmade geometric quality that has a playful and primitive relevance to the world we now live in. Continue reading


Westminster Reference Library: 27 October to Saturday 05 November 2016
Solo show by Matthew Krishanu

Expatriates is a solo exhibition of paintings of English expatriates in India and Bangladesh. The portraits are shown alongside fragmentary landscapes that depict trees, overgrown ruins, and old missionary buildings. A colonial history of cultural power and exchange is evoked – represented in the poses the expatriates assume, the clothes (or costumes) they wear, and the buildings and scenery they inhabit. Continue reading

Slippery & Amorphous, NYC

NYC: 20 – 23 October 2016
Group Painting Exhibition Hosted by ArtHelix

Contemporary British Painting is pleased to present Slippery & Amorphous, a group painting exhibition hosted by ArtHelix at the 2nd Bushwick International Exposition in Brooklyn, New York. Featuring the work of 10 painters, this exhibition explores the slippery nature of paint and the elusive language of painting which is central to these painters’ practice. Continue reading