New Exhibition in Harrogate UK

I’m excited to announce the start of a new collaboration with Redhouse Originals Gallery in Harrogate this month.

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“The aim of every artist is to arrest motion”
William Faulkner


We are delighted to introduce the work of French painter, muralist and screenprinter Florence Blanchard.

Throughout April we will be exhibiting a small but perfectly formed group of original paintings and prints, with all works available to purchase in person from the gallery or online here.

Blanchard was one of the first female graffiti writers in France and began working in the early 1990s under the name Ema. She then moved to New York where she graduated with a PhD from New York University in 2008. This coincided with a progressive shift in style, moving away from traditional graffiti and adopting a more abstract approach. The artist’s recent work is directly inspired by her training as a scientist and depicts abstract molecular landscapes questioning the idea of visual perception.

“As a trained molecular biologist, I have thoroughly observed nature through powerful microscopic lenses. Underpinned by a knowledge that all matter is made of particles –
 whether animal, human or mineral my artwork aims to magnify what the human eye can’t see. I invite viewers to immerse themselves in an uncanny macroscopic world. By representing molecules on a large-scale I aim to question our perception of our surroundings. Through bold geometric shapes, fluorescent colours and representations of particles colliding in planned riots of abstraction I aim to depict people flowing through the station at any instant with the ultimate goal to arrest this peculiar motion.”
Florence Blanchard, April 2016

These stunning works will be on display until Saturday 30th April. For further details please contact us here or call the gallery direct on +44 (0)1423 884400.

Grand Depart – A mini Exhibition at B&B gallery

The Tour de France in Yorkshire has started. The whole region is going mad about cycling – so is B&B gallery. Grand Départ is a mini exhibition organized for the release of 3 new print editions by Asuka Ohsawa, Kid Acne, and myself which just started today. Here is a selection of my cycling related work, all are currently on view at the gallery.

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Le Tour de France: new print

How exciting, I just finished printing Le Tour de France. This very special 3 colour- A3- screenprint was produced with love at B&B screenprinting studio on forest green colorplan using acrylic inks. The edition size is 20 and each print is numbered and signed on the front as well as embossed with the studio logo.

To order please click HERE
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a few seconds of printing were caught on film by fellow members of the Sheffield Steel Peloton: