Home » FEATURES »Photography »PREVIEW » Currently Reading:

PREVIEW: Joseph Badalov Sonnet 119: photography

December 7, 2012 FEATURES, Photography, PREVIEW No Comments

Dance 80x200cm 1024x409 PREVIEW: Joseph Badalov Sonnet 119: photography
Dance Joseph Badalov

Playing With Fire 5 100x75cm PREVIEW: Joseph Badalov Sonnet 119: photography
Playing With Fire Joseph Badalov

Sirens Eyes 52.5x70cm 1024x769 PREVIEW: Joseph Badalov Sonnet 119: photography
Siren’s Eyes Joseph Badalov

Sirens Tears 50x70cm 1024x724 PREVIEW: Joseph Badalov Sonnet 119: photography
Siren’s Tears Jopseph Badalov

11th-21st December 2012 Art Galleries Europe 18 Maddox Street, London W1S 1PL

Russian photographer Joseph Badalov’s first UK show, Sonnet 119, opens in London on 11th December 2012. Curated by Sabina Orudjeva of Artis Foundation, the exhibition comprises a series of images inspired by Shakespeare’s sonnet 119, also known as Siren Tears.

In these new works Joseph Badalov develops the theme of the Siren, a mystical creature in female form who suffers and raves in the ruins of the real world, wastes away in the darkness of night and tries to reach us through the looking-glass. Badalov’s works show an inconceivable number of spaces and times or, to be more precise, non-times, leaving the viewer the right to choose between reality and fantasy, to define the boundaries of the possible, to form their own theories of the creation of the illusion.

The effects in Badalov’s work are the result of experiments using mirrors, lenses, polythene sheeting, sand and flame. These unusual technical decisions allow him to achieve uniquely expressive images which are not in any way altered using computer editing.

The exhibition is supported by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Avilon and Prime.

About The Artist
Joseph Badalov was born in Moscow. He is a successful businessman who has also worked as a photographer for the past 10 years. Badalov’s work has been shown in Moscow and Paris. www.ibadalov.ru

Artis Foundation works to promote Russian artists at home and abroad and to bring innovative contemporary art projects to Russia. Artis Foundation 10 Ulitsa Burdenko, 119021 Moscow www.artisfoundation.com

FAD NEWS

Don’t Miss: NON ZERO ONE as part of WHAT MARCEL DUCHAMP TAUGHT ME @FASLondon

October 21, 2014

Don’t Miss: NON ZERO ONE as part of WHAT MARCEL DUCHAMP TAUGHT ME @FASLondon

Taking you on a 22 minute headphone journey throughout the entire 5 floors of the UK’s oldest commercial dealership..

ART NEWS: Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary Auction raises millions and breaks records at Sotheby’s

October 20, 2014

ART NEWS: Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary Auction raises millions and breaks records at Sotheby’s

31 donated art works for Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary realised a total of £2,092,250 at Sotheby’s this weekend.

ART OPPORTUNITY: Call for Entries Winter Pride UK Arts Awards 2014

October 20, 2014

ART OPPORTUNITY: Call for Entries Winter Pride UK Arts Awards 2014

Calling all Artists & Performers who want to make a difference! Open to all Artists & Performers regardless of their sexuality

The Top 5 Frieze Posts on FAD Last Week.

October 20, 2014

The Top 5 Frieze Posts on FAD Last Week.

The most read posts on FAD during Frieze Week

ARTNEWS: @GalleriesNow announce partnership with @FriezeLondon + @FriezeMasters

October 18, 2014

ARTNEWS: @GalleriesNow announce partnership with @FriezeLondon + @FriezeMasters

GalleriesNow.net have announced their new partnership with the Frieze and Frieze Masters VIP programme this year 2014. The services provided by GalleriesNow.net will include a Frieze-centric edition of the site (www.GalleriesNow.net/frieze), aimed at helping users negotiate their way around galleries and art-related events in the city as well as the two fairs, and daily versions [...]

This Saturday Do ART @Sanderson with Mr Brainwash + Dannielle Hodson #FriezeWeek

October 17, 2014

This Saturday Do ART  @Sanderson with Mr Brainwash + Dannielle Hodson #FriezeWeek

Sanderson is an official partner of Frieze London 2014 and they have brought together street pop art phenomenon Mr. Brainwash, and FAD favourite artist Dannielle Hodson for an exclusive exhibition and live interactive artwork.

ART NEWS: Get Free Art Now on #FreeArtFriday

October 17, 2014

ART NEWS: Get Free Art Now on #FreeArtFriday

Get free Art ….

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