Herrick Gallery has been presenting a new exhibition of small-scale work by painter and performance artist Paul Sakoilsky. Titled LOVE it is a series of oil paintings operating on the level of cipher, quotation and micro-narrative. Together they form an abstract ‘love poem’, in their depictions of significant objects, people, memories and places in particular Austria, Italy and London.
LOVE, an artist’s illustrated limited edition book of poetry by Paul Sakoilsky, is published to accompany this exhibition. The first 50 copies include a signed individual monoprint. “touching and human” “a fantastic move to the light” visitor comments for LOVE
Paul Sakoilsky is a painter with a philosophical background and formidable skill for oratory and writing. The artworks are a concrete engagement which proclaim freedom in the possibility of envisioning a world different from the one we inhabit.” Mike Watson, art writer & curator . Sakoilsky is best known for ‘the dark times’ project and ’Kunst Clown’ performance series. His work is exhibited, collected and published internationally. Paul lives and works in London.
Paul Sakoilsky ‘Love’ : Exhibition continues: 15th February – 3rd March 2013 Herrick Gallery 1 French Place London E1 6JB
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