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FLOWERS, KINGSLAND ROAD

82 Kingsland Rd, E2 8DP
020 7920 7777

www.flowersgallery.com
info@flowersgallery.com

Tue-Sat 10-6

undergroundHoxton / Old Street / bus48,55,243,242,149,67

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JULIE COCKBURN : TELLING IT SLANT
Sep 12 - Nov 2, 2019
In the nineteenth century, long before the current era of fake news, Emily Dickinson wrote a meditation on truth in her poem 'Tell all the Truth but Tell it Slant'. With a title alluding to the poem, this exhibition of Julie Cockburn’s latest work similarly excavates authentic stories by circuitous means. Using a rich material language, Cockburn embarks on a visual journey to delicately reveal narrative histories and layered meanings in lost and discarded images. Cockburn partially obscures the images in a process she describes as “paradoxically unmasking” their intrinsic truths, layering and embellishing them with exquisitely hand-crafted embroidery, beading, vibrant screen printing and gestural flurries of paint.

50 X 50
Feb 11 - Mar 7, 2020
Flowers Gallery celebrates its 50-year anniversary on 10 February 2020, marking the event with a London exhibition of contemporary work by gallery artists produced especially for the occasion.
Produced in a range of media, each work will measure 50 x 50 cm.

JOHN KEANE : FLAT EARTH
Mar 13 - May 2, 2020
Private view Thu Mar 12 6pm - 8pm
John Keane is a renowned political artist whose work continues to address the most pressing social and political issues of our time. His sustained artistic inquiry into military and social conflicts around the world has extended from Northern Ireland to Central America and the Middle East, where he was commissioned as the Official British War Artist of the Gulf War.

Click to enlargeJOHN BELLANY
Apr 16 - May 16, 2020
Private view Wed Apr 15 6pm - 8pm
Scottish artist John Bellany is renowned for his pioneering painting style, which brought renewed attention to Scottish painting during the 1960s and went on to influence a new generation of artists. Focusing on Scottish history and symbolism, Bellany’s figurative works combined maritime imagery and christian iconography with representations of the lives of ordinary working people. This exhibition will bring together key works from across his career.

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