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BLURRING VISION Paintings by Ireneo Frizzarin

Private View Thursday 17th November 2011 Photos…

Thursday night around 6pm we made our way down to Cornflake gallery for Ireneo’s BLURRING VISION Paintings exhibition… nice atmosphere, glam people and great cocktails…

Ireneo’s work is visionary journey….

Don’t miss it…

Exhibition will be opening Saturday 19th & Sun 20th November 2011 from 11am to 5pm
Venue Address: Cornflake Gallery, 37 Windmill Street W1T 2JU, London

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Ireneo Frizzarin

….a modern artist

Ireneo’s latests work mixes abstract and figurative painting and photography. He use images of his close family in their youth from old photograph albums and use them as though they are strangers, to simulate a detachment because he remembers them and know them as adults. The artist also frequently uses religious images which reflect my Catholic upbringing in the Italian countryside.

But no matter what base image he use, the technique is always similar. First lay down a very thick layer of varnish and then draw over it with a very chaotic movement of marks in different media.Ireneo’s do this to try and evoke and question powerful central parameters of human existence such as life span, identity, body and death. The artist afraid of the velocity of time; confusion often disturbs his practice, and he tries to catch a moment in time to imprint it onto a painting or an image to keep that moment alive forever. But of course the painting is not alive; it is dead and only the viewer makes it alive in a new moment, creating a new cycle of life, memory and, ultimately, death.

 Exhibition Details:

Private View Thursday 17th November 2011, 6 – 9pm r.s.v.p:  cornflakegallery@gmail.com

Exhibition will be opening Saturday 19th & Sun 20th November 2011 from 11am to 5pm

Venue Address:
Cornflake Gallery
37 Windmill Street W1T 2JU
London, United Kingdom

www.ireneofrizzarin.com

www.cornflake.co.uk

Sponsored by :

www.dash-event.com & www.ciroc.com

Cocktail reception created by Cîroc vodka

About the Artist…

Frizzarin’s latest work mixes abstract and figurative painting and photography.He uses images of his close family in their youth from old photograph albums as his starting point and treats these images as though they were of strangers, simulating a detachment because he remembers and knows them as adults. He also frequently uses religious imagery, reflecting his Catholic upbringing in the Italian countryside. But no matter what base image he uses, the technique is always similar. First a very thick layer of varnish is laid down and then drawn over with a vigorous, chaotic movement of marks.

This process evokes and questions the powerful central parameters of human existence; life span, identity, the body and death. The work attempts to catch a moment in time by imprinting it onto a painting to keep that moment alive forever. But of course the painting is not alive; it is dead and only the viewer makes it alive in a new moment, creating a new cycle of life, memory and, ultimately, death. Frizzarin has been commissioned by DKNY and private clients since he left college in 2008.

More info:

http://www.ireneofrizzarin.com/

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Philip Levine showcase his best head designs in the Dutch Cultural Gallery Space through photography by Daniel Regan, documentary by Viviane Castillo and sculpture supported by LifeCast. All the designs are in collaboration with body artist Kat Sinclair.
The exhibition is supported by Gillette.

…Philip Levine – the ‘life performance artist’ is launching his first ever solo exhibition ‘Headism’ in London’s Fitzrovia this May. Following on from his recent performance as a life art sculpture at the V&A, Levine will be unveiling never seen before head designs.

The show will be from the 4th – 9th May 2011, Noon – 6pm daily

The launch night is on Wednesday 4th May from 6pm; contact askphil@philsays.com for further information, more pictures, press enquiries and guest list.

Other creatives involved are Vernon Francois, HarlotVonCharlotte, Saher Oliver Samman and Lazy Gramophone.

Please see www.headism.co.uk for updates on the show, posters and videos.

Location:
The NL Dutch Gallery Space,
40/42 Riding House Street,
London, W1W 7ET

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