William Hood, when writing of Fra Angelico at San Marco, noted that the ‘translucent surfaces’ of the architecture ‘shimmer in the soft currents of light gliding over from just outside’.
3 March 2019
Violence is to be found everywhere and at all times, even where people pretend that it does not exist. That is the argument made by Jacques Ellul, French philosopher, sociologist, lay theologian, professor, and noted Christian anarchist.
7 January 2019
A central member of the group of young artists to emerge from the Glasgow School of Art during the 1980s dubbed the New Glasgow Boys, Peter Howson has become one of his generation’s leading figurative painters.
10 November 2018
‘Life-destroyer’, ‘get lost’, ‘monkeys’, ‘in bad faith’, ‘malediction’, ‘concealed dungeon’, ‘poison head’, ‘parasite’, ‘disenchantment’, ‘lechery’. The titles of Peter Howson’s latest work, in translation from often Latin or Anglo-Saxon words or phrases, give a graphic sense of the content.
30 April 2018
Subversive humour reigns supreme as surrealist enigma Nancy Fouts continues her search for the mania and absurdity in the everyday.
28 February 2018
Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour.
For over twenty years Michael Wolf has captured the hyper-density of the city of Hong Kong through his large-scale photographs of its high rise architecture. In a new solo exhibition Informal Arrangements at Flowers Gallery, Wolf juxtaposes an abstracted view of Hong Kong’s seemingly endless industrial facades with an intimate perspective from within its hidden […]
Flowers Gallery presents an exhibition of new sculptures and drawings by British artist Nicola Hicks. Hicks is known primarily for her unsettling sculptural figures assembled from plaster and straw, which explore the complex perception of human character through the allegorical use of animal, human and hybrid forms. The central sculpture in the exhibition depicts the […]
For his fourth solo exhibition at Flowers Gallery, Cedric Christie presents a new series of sculptures and works on paper, expanding his ongoing negotiation of the boundaries between painting and sculpture, and the formal interactions of colour, shape and surface. Constructed from painted stainless steel angle bars and coloured plastic spheres, Christie’s sculptures appropriate the […]
12 September 2014
Photographer Nadav Kander’s latest series of photographs ‘Dust’ exhibited at Flowers, London, explore the vestiges of the Cold War era through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia. The works are rooted in the artist’s interest in the ‘aesthetics of destruction’ with a series of desolate and haunting landscapes. […]