1 March 2018

Roy Oxlade: Painting A Sense Of The Absurd – Edward Lucie-Smith

The late Roy Oxlade (1929-1985) is currently in some danger of being remembered, first and foremost, as the partner of the current ‘emerging artist’ phenomenon that is Rose Wylie.

12 August 2016

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Surrealist Dorothea Tanning’s Final Paintings To Be Exhibited In London

The Alison Jacques Gallery in London will be exhibiting the Surrealist Dorothea Tanning’s final paintings, which will be shown together for the first time since 1999. Conceived as a series of 12, these imaginary blooms were painted in 1997-98 and published together with poems written by contemporary poets in an anthology the artist called Another Language of Flowers (1998). Nearly […]

14 July 2015

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French Artist Davide Balula Opens Solo Exhibition At Alison Jacques Gallery

Alison Jacques Gallery announces a solo exhibition of new work by French artist Davide Balula. Balula’s practice manifests in a wide range of forms, which record the effects of nature such as charring wood, soaking canvases in rivers or burying paintings in soil. Upon entering the space the viewer is confronted with the first of […]

21 November 2013

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Matt Johnson: Materials and Fusions of Physical Subject Matter

Matt Johnson’s latest exhibition which opens at  Alison Jacques Gallery tonight is alive with plays on materials and fusions of physical and subject matter, but its overriding premise is decidedly simple: Time. Whether working with recycled old-growth redwood, carving million-year-old granite, or casting bronze to resemble fresh Styrofoam, this body of works is imbued with […]

6 April 2013

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Brazilian Artist Fernanda Gomes Prepares For New London Exhibition

A new exhibition by the Brazilian artist Fernanda Gomes,’ at the Alison Jacques Gallery, opens on 19 April. This marks Gomes’ first show in the UK since her solo exhibition at the Chisenhale Gallery in 1997 and comes a year before her forthcoming museum solo show at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. Employing the same premise as […]

18 February 2013

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Michael Bauer: Rich Amalgams of Fascinating Personal Detritus

Bauer’s paintings are fragmented, sexual, feverish and funny; worlds within worlds that won’t be pinned down. They make me think of filthy cities, and filthier minds; of lavish interiors, abandoned excavations, half-remembered rituals, snatches of music and inexplicable joy.’  – Jennifer Higgie Alison Jacques Gallery is present ing Michael Bauer’s inaugural exhibition at the gallery, […]

14 November 2012

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Bernd Ribbeck An Exceptional Contemporary Geometric Harmonist New Exhibition

Bernd Ribbeck’s second solo exhibition at  Alison Jacques Gallery is also the first presentation of his work since he was selected for Made in Germany Zwei: Internationale Kunst in Deutschland, shown over three venues across Hannover this summer. This new body of paintings on MDF sees acrylic, permanent marker pen and varnish methodically built up […]