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HALES GALLERY

The Tea Building, 7 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA
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Click to enlargeHEW LOCKE : WHERE LIES THE LAND?
Sep 26 - Dec 7, 2019
An exhibition of new works by Hew Locke (b. 1959, Edinburgh, UK). In his fifth solo show with the gallery, the artist delves deeper into his motifs, addressing the symbolism of statuary, monarchy and ships. Throughout an extensive and complex practice, Locke remains dedicated to illuminating histories and geographies – highlighting the relevance of the past within the context of contemporary culture and politics.
 
Where Lies the Land? is a timely exploration of authoritarian power, migration and globalisation in a climate of increasing political uncertainty and heightened anxiety. For over thirty years Locke has been engaged with unpacking visual codes – using everyday materials to create conflations of history and modernity. Locke’s critique of existing power structures is subtle and open-ended, encouraging the viewer to look more closely.

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT
Jun 15 - Sep 15, 2020
To ensure the safety of our community and team, alongside compliance with government regulations we have reduced the number of on-site staff and have developed a contactless visit system to ensure all viewings are safe and comfortable.
 
Please note that as we do not currently operate a programme of exhibitions, the viewings will be arranged on a case-by-case basis based on each individual enquiry. To arrange an appointment to see works by any of our artists please email us at viewings@halesgallery.com after which you will be contacted by our sales team to discuss the details and schedule in your visit.
 
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