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Dorothy Cross - The first Supper

Dorothy Cross 
The First Supper
1992
12 objects, hand-blown glass, liquid silver
each shown on an oak shelf
installation dimensions variable
DC03398

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Dorothy Cross - Arms

Dorothy Cross 
Arms
1996 - 2017
cast bronze, gilded 24 carat gold
16 x 80 x 9 cm each / 6.3 x 31.5 x 3.5 in each
DC37217 

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Mark Francis

Mark Francis 
Interval 2020
oil on aluminium
183 x 183 cm / 72 x 72 in   
MF71620

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Callum Innes
Untitled Lamp Black / Delft Blue 2020

oil on linen
82 x 80 cm / 32.3 x 31.5 in   
CI C 58 2020

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Brian Maguire

Arizona 4
2020
acrylic on canvas
200 x 300 x 5 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 x 2 in 
BM40320

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Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Daniel Rios Rodriguez 
2020
2020
oil and mirrors on terra cotta 
diameter 35.6 cm / 14 in    
DR03120

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Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Daniel Rios Rodriguez 
Las Nubes
2020
oil, styrofoam and rope on canvas with wood frame.
170.2 x 111.8 cm / 67 x 44 in   
DR02820

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Paul Sewright

Paul Seawright 
Untitled (Hand)
2020
Pigment Print, framed with clarity glass
edition of 3
46 x 34.5 cm / 18.1 x 13.6 in

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Liliane Tomasko

Hold on to Yourself: 6/22/2020
2020
Acrylic and acrylic spray on linen
160.02 x 160.02 x 6.3 cm / 63 x 63 x 2.5 in 
LT3815

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Marcel Vidal

Marcel Vidal 
Blue,Grey
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in   
MV03920

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Marcel Vidal

Marcel Vidal 
Green
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in   
MV03820

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Dorothy Cross - The first Supper

Dorothy Cross 
The First Supper
1992
12 objects, hand-blown glass, liquid silver
each shown on an oak shelf
installation dimensions variable
DC03398

Dorothy Cross - Arms

Dorothy Cross 
Arms
1996 - 2017
cast bronze, gilded 24 carat gold
16 x 80 x 9 cm each / 6.3 x 31.5 x 3.5 in each
DC37217 

Mark Francis

Mark Francis 
Interval 2020
oil on aluminium
183 x 183 cm / 72 x 72 in   
MF71620

Callum Innes
Untitled Lamp Black / Delft Blue 2020

oil on linen
82 x 80 cm / 32.3 x 31.5 in   
CI C 58 2020

Brian Maguire

Arizona 4
2020
acrylic on canvas
200 x 300 x 5 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 x 2 in 
BM40320

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Daniel Rios Rodriguez 
2020
2020
oil and mirrors on terra cotta 
diameter 35.6 cm / 14 in    
DR03120

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Daniel Rios Rodriguez 
Las Nubes
2020
oil, styrofoam and rope on canvas with wood frame.
170.2 x 111.8 cm / 67 x 44 in   
DR02820

Paul Sewright

Paul Seawright 
Untitled (Hand)
2020
Pigment Print, framed with clarity glass
edition of 3
46 x 34.5 cm / 18.1 x 13.6 in

Liliane Tomasko

Hold on to Yourself: 6/22/2020
2020
Acrylic and acrylic spray on linen
160.02 x 160.02 x 6.3 cm / 63 x 63 x 2.5 in 
LT3815

Marcel Vidal

Marcel Vidal 
Blue,Grey
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in   
MV03920

Marcel Vidal

Marcel Vidal 
Green
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in   
MV03820

Dorothy Cross
Mark Francis
Callum Innes
Brian Maguire
Daniel Rios Rodriguez
Paul Seawright
Liliane Tomasko
Marcel Vidal

Dorothy Cross
The First Supper
1992

DC FS text

Dorothy Cross’ ‘The First Supper,’ is comprised of 12 unique, hand-blown glass chalices each covered in a thin layer of liquid silver.

 

DC FS text 2

Throughout the 1990’s Dorothy Cross’ remarkable body of work sought to create a very particular and provocative beauty by repositioning the physical body and desire at the centre of Christian mythology and iconography. Cross’ 1992 work ‘The First Supper,’ can be considered a key work that exemplifies the artist’s approach at the time. The work makes playful reference to the Last Supper, both its religious origin and its representation through art history but this is the First Supper and here the twelve objects prefigure the twelve apostles. Here the twelve participants are ambiguously gendered as their forms suggest both phallus and breast. Here, each object can be read as a chalice or a teat, as symbolic or bodily, as male or female.

DC FS text 3

The work was first shown in 1992 in a 12th Century convent in Madrid as part of the Edge Biennial and later reconfigured for the artist’s 2000 show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.

Dorothy Cross
Arms
1996-2017

DC ARMS text 1

'Arms', by Dorothy Cross features a gold gilded, bronze cast of the right and left arm, each with the index finger held in a pointing gesture. This gesture is a recurring motif in Dorothy Cross' work which can be seen in her ‘pointing the finger’ series of photographs from 1994, or later work like her 2011, 6 ft long bronze stalactite, ‘Earth’.

DC ARMS text 2

The role of the pointing finger remains ambiguous, it could be guiding or leading, pointing the way, an act of accusation or simply a desire to understand though feeling and touch. Importantly, for the artist, the recurring motif also calls to mind Michelanglo's ‘The Creation of Adam’, perhaps the most famous and literal rendering of the birth of human consciousness.

Mark Francis
Interval
2020

MF interval

Interval
2020
oil on aluminium
183 x 183 cm / 72 x 72 in 

MT text

Real Time II
2020
oil on aluminium
61 x 61 cm / 24 x 24 in   
MF71820

Mark Francis’ ongoing fascination with the ‘mysteries of the universe’ provides the point of departure for his recent paintings.  The invisible energy which powers all cosmic activity including our very own existence is given form and structure in these new paintings; 

 'As a starting point, I visualise the universe is made up of a loosely structured grid where order and chaos can reside. As the work develops, this quickly gets lost or moves aside in the painting process. I like to visualise the paintings as the photographic moment capturing the birth and death of invisible energy'.

Over the past thirty years, Francis has made paintings of this singular optical intensity – powerful, apparently abstract combinations of concentrated patterning and stark colour contrasts that are in fact principally based on what the unaided human eye lacks the power to see. His work draws significantly on discoveries about the form and substance of reality that result from technologically enhanced vision.

Callum Innes
Quinacridone Gold
2020

CI text

 

Untitled Lamp Black / Quinacridone Gold
2020
oil on linen
100 x 98 cm / 39.4 x 38.6 in

CI exposed

Untitled Lamp Black / Delft Blue 2020
oil on linen
82 x 80 cm / 32.3 x 31.5 in   
CI C 58 2020 

In 2020 Callum Innes started a new body of work with Quinacridone Gold as a primary colour.  In sharp contract to the prevailing condition of this year these new works radiate with an incandescent light.

Callum Innes' paintings are highly disciplined. His process is a careful balance between applying and dissolving paint, using the act of redaction as a creative gesture. The result are compositions of painterly determination and uncertain spaces of residual luminous colour combining the controlled authority of the monochrome with ever-present traces of fluidity and an always-apparent tendency towards formal dissolution.

Brian Magure
Arizona
2020

BM image

 

Arizona 4
2020
acrylic on canvas
200 x 300 x 5 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 x 2 in

Arizona 1

Arizona 2
2020
acrylic on canvas

150 x 200 cm / 59.1 x 78.7 in

In his recent series, 'Arizona' Brian Maguire continues his critique of contemporary capitalism, painting images based on events at the southern border of the USA. Some five years ago Maguire began to research the annual fatalities of Central American migrants in the deserts around Tucson, Arizona. The numbers of those who have died are frightening, the recent annual average is 145 deaths. In September 2019 Maguire made contact with the Chief Medical Officer of Pima County who allowed access to the images of the dead which were originally created by law enforcement. From 500 cases Maguire selected 90 as an archive from which to create these paintings. The dead remain anonymous to protect the families privacy.

Daniel Rios Rodriguez
new work
2020

DRR las nubes

Las Nubes 
2020
oil, styrofoam and rope on canvas with wood frame.
170.2 x 111.8 cm / 67 x 44 in

DRR las nubes

In the new body of work, Daniel Rios Rodriquez continues his exploration of personal symbolism in greater depth and on a much larger scale. These paintings are built up collages of painting, found objects and ornate wooden frames articulating landscape, still life and pattern while continually informed by his surroundings, the American south-west. The artist's Mexican-American heritage and his interest in pre-Columbian iconography inform this work that celebrates colour, vibrancy and materials in a unique and intimate way.

DRR 2020

'2020'
2020
oil and mirrors on terra cotta 
diameter 35.6 cm / 14 in

Paul Seawright
Beasts of Burden
2020

PS Untitled Hands


Untitled (Hand) 
2020
Pigment Print, framed, edition of 3
46 x 34.5 cm / 18.1 x 13.6 in

25 years after the genocide in Rwanda a unique initiative pairs perpetrators with their victims - where they raise a cow together, in an effort to reconcile and develop a sustainable future.

The initiative 'Cows for Peace', that brings the people together in reconciliation workshops is run by an organisation called CARSA who are also building a museum for peace and reconciliation to spread the project to other rural communities impacted by the genocide. 

PS horn

Untitled (Horn)
2020
Pigment Print, framed, edition of 3
74.6 x 56 cm / 29.4 x 22 in

Paul Seawright worked with CARSA in creating this body of work, one full set of which will to be on permanent display in the new museum and used for educational purposes and to engage visitors to Rwanda with the project and raise money to expand the workshops and purchase more animals. 

A percentage of each sale from this body of work will be donated by the Kerlin Gallery and Paul to the 'Cows for Peace' project.on

PS portrait

Untitled (Portrait II)
2020
Pigment Print, framed, edition of 3
110 x 82.5 cm / 43.3 x 32.5 in

Liliane Tomasko
Hold on to Yourself
2020

Liliane Tomasko’s abstract paintings have long explored our various emotional and physiological states, the latency of our dream world and the power of our memories. Tomasko often begins with a study of the personal effects of everyday domesticities such as bedding or clothing to create work that suggests a gateway into the realms of sleep and dreaming; delving into the gulf between what we understand as the ‘conscious’ and ‘subconscious.’ 

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Hold on to Yourself: 6/22/2020
2020
Acrylic and acrylic spray on linen
160.02 x 160.02 x 6.3 cm / 63 x 63 x 2.5 in

 

 

 

LT text 2

This new painting is part of a series the artist began earlier in 2020 during 'lockdown', rooted in the physical world but attempting a departure from it with an intensity of energy, bold lyricism, and Tomasko's distinctive unabashed sense of colour. Under the collective title ‘Hold on to yourself’ these paintings echo the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' song of the same name that cries out for a future where one can lie down with and hold another person again. 

Marcel Vidal
new paintings
2020
 

MV text

Marcel Vidal's paintings exploit photorealism and extreme cropping to create images that are often disarming and unsettling with an ominous beauty.    

In this new series created in 2020 Vidal has turned his attention to details of tents. These works continue the artist's interest in the push and pull between highly crafted representation and extreme composition. The tent paintings offer the satisfaction of detail and perfectly rendered fabric while generating frustration by withholding information or a wider comprehensive view. In so doing they act differently at different distances, seen as colour-field abstractions from a far and forensic observation up close.

Blue Grey


Blue, Grey
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in

Grey yellow


Grey, Yellow,
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in

Green


Green
2020
oil on linen
140 x 105 cm / 55.1 x 41.3 in

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Kerlin Gallery - Art Basel OVR: Miami Beach
Dorothy Cross - The First Supper
Dorothy Cross - Arms
Callum Innes
Brian Maguire - Arizona
Daniel Rios Rodriquez
Paul Seawright
Liliane Tomasko
Marcel Vidal