Volker Huller

In this exhibition, the first by the artist dedicated exclusively to his paintings, Hüller has moved further from figuration towards the abstract – shifting panels of various materials are collaged together into disjointed, textured, densely layered webs. Sinuous lines arch over the canvases and abruptly rebound, seemingly indecipherable. These large-scale works are the distillation of Hüller’s exploration of collage where line plays a fundamental role. Created from lengths of material, oil paint and pencil, they demarcate the canvases and play with the paintings’ supposed authority. The smudges of under-drawings and the detritus from the studio are enmeshed in their painted surfaces revealing a process of continuous editing and revision. These ‘failures’ are neither hidden nor fetishized – they exist as relics of the process.

Duration 11 October 2013 - 09 November 2013
Times Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm. Saturday 10am - 2pm.
Cost Free
Venue Timothy Taylor Gallery
Address 15 Carlos Place London W1K 2EX, ,
Contact 020 7409 3344 / mail@timothytaylorgallery.com / www.timothytaylorgallery.com/

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