6 - 8pm, Tuesday 17th Sep
Justin Mortimer - Breed
Justin Mortimer’s new work builds upon the ‘Hoax’ series exhibited at the Armory Show, New York, in 2018.
In the ‘Hoax’ series Mortimer subverted and reimagined the genres of still life and flower painting, creating fragmented depictions of dead and dying flowers juxtaposed with fluidly abstract backgrounds (originally derived from the chromatic striations of cracked plasma screens).
The series was both a meditation on mortality – a contemporary form of vanitas – but also addressed the dialectic relationship between abstraction and realism in paintin
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