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STEPHEN FRIEDMAN GALLERY

11 & 25-28 Old Burlington St, W1S 3AN
020 7494 1434

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GED QUINN
Nov 21, 2019 - Jan 18, 2020
A solo exhibition of new paintings by British artist Ged Quinn. This is the third show at the gallery for the Cornwall-based painter and comprises a new body of work in which Quinn creates a monodrama from the point of view of a wandering protagonist. Marking a significant development in the artist's practice, the exhibition pairs large scale romantic landscape paintings with smaller portraits and intimate pastoral scenes. Rendered in thinly applied layers of oil on linen, these wintry images evoke the feelings of the isolated wanderer.
 
Quinn's new paintings derive from the poetry of German lyric poet Wilhelm Muller, English Romantic poet William Wordsworth and Carl Jung's partially autobiographical book ‘Memories, Dreams, Reflections'. They also relate to a series of rare watercolours depicting landscapes by Albrecht Drer.
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KENDELL GEERS : LOVE, BY ANY MEANS
Feb 7 - Mar 5, 2020
A solo exhibition of new works by South African artist and curator Kendell Geers who lives and works in Brussels. This follows his recent solo show at Rua Red, Dublin and the exhibition ‘Incarnations: African Art as Philosophy' that he curated at Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR), Brussels in 2019. The exhibition is accompanied by a booklet and a commissioned essay by Yala Kisukidi, Philosopher and Curator of Yango II Biennale, Kinshasa 2020.
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Click to enlargeMELVIN EDWARDS
Feb 7 - Mar 5, 2020
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new and historic works by Melvin Edwards, a pioneer in the history of contemporary African-American art. Spanning five decades of Edwards' career, this is the artist's second show at the gallery and follows his recent solo exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland (2019-2020) and MASP, So Paulo (2019). His work was also recently included in the touring exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, initiated by Tate, London, and currently on view at de Young Museum, San Francisco. Edwards' exhibition at the gallery is accompanied by a booklet with a newly commissioned essay by Eric Booker, Assistant Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.
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ANDREAS ERIKSSON
Mar 13 - Apr 16, 2020
Private view Thu Mar 12 6pm - 8pm

LUIZ ZERBINI
Apr 24 - May 30, 2020
Private view Thu Apr 23 6pm - 8pm

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