SIGHT SPECIFIC

Curatorial Art Practice in Ramsgate and beyond

Along those lines

House of Saint Barnabas, Soho, London
29 January – 10 April, and re-opened from 20 August to 31 October 2020

Kerry Andrews, Richard Caldicott, Fieroza Doorsen, Günther Herbst, Bérénice Mayaux, Michael Stubbs

It is too often assumed that art is either abstract or figurative. For some artists this either/or is unnecessarily rigid. Along Those Lines is an exhibition that looks at the hybrid use of geometry in art. Curator Clare Bradley has chosen six artists who play with the infinite possibilities of geometrical forms as elements inside a wider representational context. Each of them in their different way is looking at the unbound resonance of geometric abstraction and what it does to us, intuitively and cognitively. For this, there are no boundaries and no limit to where it starts and stops.

20 August 2020 · Leave a comment

BERENICE MAYAUX

Abstract Beans
18-31 August 2020
Ramsgate

Laurent Delaye Gallery is delighted to announce its new program of exhibitions in Ramsgate. The gallery will mix site specific projects and a home-based gallery.

Our first show will be a solo exhibition of French artist Bérénice Mayaux, a painter living in Paris and Los Angeles. She creates rich compositions freely moving from spontaneous images to meticulously planned structures. She mixes at will rigorous abstraction, vibrant organic forms, and unexpected figuration. Her range of experimentation is wide, and she is as interested in multidimensional space as in intricate colour grades and light spectrum. Her drawings sensually play with the fluid passage of the brush while her paintings are striking for their extremely complex precision.

31 July 2020 · Leave a comment

Robyn DENNY: The Content of Abstract Painting

In an interview published in ISIS art journal in 1964, entitled SITUATION: The British Abstract Scene in 1960, ROBYN DENNY remembered: In about 1956 it was suggested that a number of students at … Continue reading

1 November 2013 · 2 Comments

VENTRILOQUIST: Installation Views

Brilliantly reviewed by Paul Hobson, Director of the Contemporary Art Society, and John Bunker, writer in Abstract Critical, the new solo show of Croatian born British artist Andrea Medjesi – Jones, VENTRILOQUIST, is … Continue reading

10 July 2013 · Leave a comment

An Experiment in Total ENVIRONMENT: Victor PASMORE and Toby PATERSON

The CORPUS of works by VICTOR PASMORE (1908-1998), one of the most influential British Abstract Artists, has been placed in dialogue with the new work by Toby Paterson in a … Continue reading

9 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Fireeye Meltdown

From 11 October to 16 December 2011 “Painting is at an interesting crossroads in relation to digital culture and the media – I try to reflect this through the painting’s … Continue reading

13 October 2011 · 2 Comments

A solo exhibition at Laurent Delaye Gallery

Laurent Delaye Gallery has hosted Norman Dilworth solo exhibition in October 2010. At 79, Norman Dilworth is still a young artist in Britain. His work has been exhibited in some … Continue reading

8 October 2010 · Leave a comment

Supersurface, An Exhibition Curated by Michael Stubbs

The show, held at Laurent Delaye in June 2009, initiated a cross-referential dialogue starting with Robyn Denny’s landmark, 1959 abstract painting ‘Place 3’, which optimizes urban and visual popular culture. … Continue reading

29 May 2009 · Leave a comment

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