Junko O’Neill: Fragments of Time

Private View 20 March 6.30 – 9.30, RSVP required

Have you ever experienced being drawn into the space within a painting and sensing the transient atmosphere that the work conveys?

The Japanese artist, Junko O’Neill, presents a thought-provoking and comprehensive body of work with her first solo exhibition in London.

The work of her figurative and abstract paintings as well as 3D pieces are all inspired by the space/time concept of ‘Ma’, which is unique to Japanese culture. The concept considers space as fundamentally void: only space itself is deemed to be eternal and everything that fills the space is of a transient nature. O’Neill also sources ideas for her works from Japanese literature such as Haruki Murakami’s novels. She finds these novels and her work share the same sense of time passing within the space. 


The exhibition is complemented by a series of diverse public programme events to take place at the gallery


Public Programme events, RSVP info@junkooneill.com 


21 March 2013 7- 9.30 PM Panel Discussion around the concept ‘Ma’ in different art forms & every day life, and music interlude by Robin Thompson from the Okeanos Ensemble

23 March 2013 

11.30 AM  – 1 PM Walk-in origami folding for families

2.30 – 4 PM Introduction to Calligraphy, a workshop for adults, with Sachiko Mason, £5

Artist talk by Junko O’Neill 22 March 2013 4.30 PM / 24 March 2013 2 PM  


Admission to the exhibition and events is FREE, except calligraphy workshop


More details at: http://www.junkooneill.com/#!exhibition-junko-oneil/c1r5h


Image caption: ‘Dissolved’, 2011, oil on canvas, 46 x 92 cm


Duration 19 March 2013 - 24 March 2013
Times Tue-Fri 11am-8pm Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 12pm-5pm
Cost Free
Venue GV Art Gallery
Address 49 Chiltern Street London W1U 6LY, ,
Contact +44 208 408 9800 / info@gvart.co.uk / http://www.junkooneill.com/#!exhibition-junko-oneil/c1r5h

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