20 June 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Justin Mortimer On Skidding Paint And New Directions

Parafin Gallery, London is currently displaying the latest works by British painter Justin Mortimer. The artist’s painting reflects upon a figurative world in a state of 21st century ‘Baconian’ disorder, often pushing the boundaries of figuration and landscape with a slight fetishistic overtone. But with this latest series of works the artist’s usual necrotic hues […]

4 June 2015

Justin Mortimer: Kult – Parafin Gallery – The Beauty In Something Terrible

Parafin Gallery presents Justin Mortimer, Kult. The British painter’s latest London exhibition of recent works. Mortimer’s response to the figure via the artist’s a psychological mise en scene of necrotic hues and frail bodies, slightly shifts focus as the artist’s imagery undergoes a slight thematic alteration, and heads towards a possible change in painterly practice. […]

1 June 2015

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Justin Mortimer Discusses His Latest Work, And The Serendipitous Magic Of Painting

British painter Justin Mortimer’s latest works are currently on display at Parafin Gallery, London. The artist’s painting reflects upon a figurative world in a state of 21st century ‘Baconian’ disorder, often pushing the boundaries of figuration and landscape with a slight fetishistic overtone. The artist’s usual necrotic hues give way to the artificial colours of […]

20 August 2014

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Former Haunch Of Venison London Directors Ben Tufnell And Matt Watkins Launch A New Gallery

Parafin, a new gallery in Woodstock Street, Mayfair will launch in September 2014 with an exhibition by the emerging artist Hynek Martinec. Original Haunch Of Venison directors, Ben Tufnell And Matt Watkins are joined by the founder of London’s Master Piper, Nicholas Rhodes to create this new serious London player. Parafin intends to represent a […]