BEN SLOW – ‘NEW ENDINGS’ Show in London

You are invited to the private view of the first solo show by London based Contemporary artist Ben Slow entitled New Endings, at the Exposure Gallery in Mayfair.

New Endings marks a fresh take on the artist's striking style; one which has seen him feature at the Royal Albert Hall, recently named by Time Out as one of the ten street artists from around the world to look out for and invited to paint walls as far afield as South Africa and Israel.

The exhibition is a chance to witness a unique perspective from the artist, offering a breakdown of the portraiture that has been Ben's hallmark. Mixing more traditional materials with the contemporary medium of spray paint, the focus rests on the relationship between familiar representation and a more abstract approach to mark making, the gentle finesse of the face is now starkly contrasted by the strong colour of marks which cut through the canvases. Ben explains:

“The idea with this show was to collate a body of work that expresses where I am right now as a painter. I feel that with my previous work I have taken it as far I wanted”

Progression is very much on Ben's mind; New Endings is a chance to see the latest works from an emerging artist not afraid to strike in new directions.

“It's a step away from the safety of what I know and into something new and exciting. It's important for me to experiment and to be uncomfortable, to question things and go seeking answers. It’s been a challenge collating a body of work that I am proud to showcase for the first time. There has been a lot of trial and error, plenty of mistakes made but that’s a good thing, it’s healthy to fuck a painting up every now and then."

Exposure Gallery
22-23 Little Portland Street
Mayfair, London

8th – 29th March

Private View 7th March
6:30pm – 8:30pm


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