Home » EVENTS » Currently Reading:

Don’t Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”, Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

October 16, 2012 EVENTS No Comments

20121016 221332 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221323 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221316 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221308 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221259 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221346 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221340 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221252 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

20121016 221243 Dont Miss: Geoff McFetridge – “Around Us & Between Us”,  Solo exhibition – Ivory & Black Soho

Until October 26, 2012

Ivory&Black Soho
94 Berwick Street, W1F 0QF, London UK
www.ivoryandblack.com

None of my ideas seem to come from dreams. More often they seem to come from when I am most awake. – Geoff McFetridge
Ivory & Black Soho proudly presents “Around Us & Between Us”, the first solo exhibition in London since 2005 by the Los Angeles based artist Geoff McFetridge – A multidisciplinary artist without creative boundaries who’s life work ranges from poetry to installation, painting to graphic design and many other practices in between. For his “Around Us & Between Us” exhibition, Geoff has created a series of 10 new acrylic paintings on canvas on his distinctive and reductive style, giving each different subject the same treatment and refinery. In the artist’s own words:
Images are central to my painting. The images are varied, while my treatment of them is very consistent. The imagery is refined to a point of anonymous functionality. The paintings are meant to feel as if they were pulled directly from the lexicon.I paint some things because they are things that I have seen, but more importantly, I believe they are things that the viewer has seen. I am painting from life, but not life purely found in the landscape, but the also psychological, mediated, and transcendental world that infects our consciousness.

Of a fish Ive never heard
That wouldn’t rather be a bird
To leave the water for the skies
And over seas and lakes it flies
– Geoff McFetridge
_

Geoff McFetridge is an artist based in Los Angeles California. Born in Canada, he was schooled at the Alberta College of Art and the Graduate Design Program at the California Institute of the Arts. Known for his reductive graphic style, Geoff began to show his work in galleries in 1998 at George’s Gallery. His first large scale show was in Japan at Parco Gallery Tokyo. He was part of the Beautiful Losers Exhibition which toured the world, and has made solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Paris, London, Seattle, Milan and the Netherlands. Most recent exhibitions include solo shows at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen and Half Gallery, NYC and a large installations as part of “Art in the Streets” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, and for “Graphic Design Worlds” at the Trienalle Design Museum in Milan Italy.
His work is in the collection of the SF Museum of Modern Art, Exhibited in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Biennial, and the California Design Biennial. His animations have screened at Cannes, Resfest, Fotokino and South By Southwest. Geoff continues to work as a commercial designer adapting his personal work for an international client list. Over the years he has designed shoes for Nike, created the graphics for the film “Where the Wild Things Are” and designing wallpaper, carpet and blankets for the Standard Hotel NY.
_

Ivory & Black Soho is a gallery dedicated to New Contemporary Art, located on 94 Berwick Street in the heart of London’s Soho. Founded in 2011 by Pedro Matos and Rui Da Paz Louro – Ivory & Black shows the most exciting artists working today, such as Andrew Schoultz, Cleon Peterson, Cheryl Dunn, Deanna Templeton, Ed Templeton, Geoff McFetridge, James Jean, Pedro Matos, Ryan Travis Christian, Skullphone, Erik Brunetti and Hiro Kurata.

For any additional information or exclusives, please contact info@ivoryandblack.com

www.ivoryandblack.com | 94 Berwick Street, W1F 0QF, London UK | +44(0)7554002182



FAD NEWS

WATCH: Takashi Murakami’s NEW video for Pharrell Williams “It Girl”

October 1, 2014

WATCH: Takashi Murakami’s NEW video for Pharrell Williams “It Girl”

Pharrell Williams Video for album track “It Girl.” produced by friend and collaborator Takashi Murakami

ART NEWS: NEW Banksy Art Appears in Folkestone

October 1, 2014

ART NEWS: NEW Banksy Art Appears in Folkestone

Banksy has produced a new art work In Folkestone

ART NEWS: GalleriesNow.net Launches: A revolutionary guide to the international world of contemporary art.

September 30, 2014

ART NEWS: GalleriesNow.net Launches:  A revolutionary guide to the international world of contemporary art.

Today (September 30th, 2014) is the launch of GalleriesNow.net, “A revolutionary guide to the international world of contemporary art.”

ART NEWS: Artist to build Temple in Northern Ireland.

September 30, 2014

ART NEWS: Artist to build Temple in Northern Ireland.

David Best, the artist behind the popular ornate temples at Nevada’s Burning Man Festival, has began crowdfunding for a similar structure in Northern Ireland.

FADNYC Top 5: ART BOOK FAIR

September 28, 2014

FADNYC Top 5: ART BOOK FAIR

Printed Matter presents the ninth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 26 to 28, 2014, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. This year, the fair features over 350 booksellers, [...]

Don’t Miss Your chance to View a Vincent Van Gogh $50million @Sothebys

September 27, 2014

Don’t Miss Your chance to View a Vincent Van Gogh $50million @Sothebys

During the month of October you have the chance to view Vincent van Gogh’s Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies (1890) in Sotheby’s showrooms in London, New York and Hong Kong . It is estimated that the painting could sell for $50 million and the chances are it will be a private collector. So [...]

FILM PREMIERE: ‘MARC QUINN – MAKING WAVES’ @BFI London Film Festival

September 26, 2014

FILM PREMIERE: ‘MARC QUINN – MAKING WAVES’ @BFI London Film Festival

This is an intriguing film, an entertaining insight into the journey of one of the UK’s most collectable artists.

FAD DAILY

FAD DAILY

Want brilliant, exciting and interesting art and culture news in your inbox every day? Course you do. Sign up to our newsletter below.

ADVERTISING