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Andrew Bick: Conversation, Liverpool Hope University’s The Cornerstone Gallery, 16 Nov - 18 Dec

Andrew Bick: Conversation, Liverpool Hope University’s The Cornerstone Gallery, 16 Nov - 18 Dec

Von Bartha are pleased to announce a new solo exhibition from Andrew Bick at Liverpoolt Hope University's The Cornerstone gallery entitled 'Conversation. The exhibition also runs as part of The Cornerstone Festival. The title of the exhibition refers to Bick's concern with dialogue, which he describes as a desire to visually contain uncommunicable elements in his art and its influences. To celebrate the exhibition, the artist will also be delivering a lecture at the Capstone Theatre, part of the Liverpool Hope University, on 23rd November, 7.30pm. 

Continuing his ongoing exploration of abstraction, geometry and colour, Bick is exhibiting a selection of wall paintings alongside six framed drawings. Inspiored by hisorical Constructivism and Concrete Art, Bick created abstract work which both adheres to Constriuctiveis rigid models and teases them apart. Read more

About Andrew Bick 

1963 born London, England
Lives and works in London, England

(* 1963 in Cole­ford, Eng­land) attended the Chel­tenham Col­lege of Art (Foun­da­tion Stud­ies) from 1980–81 and stud­ied paint­ing from 1982–86 at the Uni­ver­sity of Read­ing, Depart­ment of Fine Arts (BA Hons. Paint­ing). In 1988 he fin­ished his stud­ies with an MA in paint­ing at the Chelsea School of Art in Lon­don. His multi-layered wax paint­ings use var­i­ous shapes in free and geo­met­ric abstrac­tion. Numer­ous oppo­sites such as draw­ing and paint­ing, trans­parency and opaque­ness, line and plane, colour and non-colour, glossy and matt sur­faces come together in multi-faceted inscrutable whole. The lay­ered wooden pic­ture ground is often wrapped in plex­i­glass, so that the struc­ture of the pic­ture fil­ters through rein­forc­ing its sculp­tural and archi­tec­tural composition.

Image: Andrew Bick, Studio wall drawing test #1, 2015

John Jones are pleased to have provided framing for this exhibition. More info.