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Susanne Kamps The Pottery Table

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Chelsea Kinch High Priestess

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Andy Burgess Modern Classic

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Crystal Latimer Stillness and Knowing

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Miles Regis Bad Ass

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Margo Selby NEXUS Series: Warp 2, Work 1 ,

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Klari Reis FORWARD

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Andy Burgess Private Pool

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Deborah Azzopardi Save the Date

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Amy Hughes Candy Coloured 'After Alhambra' pink striped bottom

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Susanne Kamps High Tea

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Fabiano Parisi Supernova Miami 01

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Cristina Schek The Woman Who Fell To Earth

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Miranda Boulton Ghosts & Flowers II

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About the Artist

2017
Oil on Canvas
180 x 120 cm
70 7/8 x 47 1/4 in.

2023
Oil and oil stick on canvas
152.4 x 101 cm
60 x 39 3/4 in.

2023
Acrylic on Canvas
61 x 91.4 cm
24 x 36 in.

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Andy Burgess is known for his renditions of modernist and mid-century architecture, panoramic cityscape paintings, and elaborate mosaic-like collages made from vintage papers and ephemera collected over many years. Burgess continually expands his artistic vocabulary by mastering various media, more recently immersing himself in photography and printmaking. In 2016, he was invited to Tandem Press, Madison, Wisconsin to collaborate with master printmakers to produce a series of images in limited editions in various media.

Burgess explores in depth the genesis of modern architecture in Europe and the US and its relationship to modern art, avant-garde design and abstract painting. Burgess explains his fascination with modernist architecture thusly:

"Despite the huge impact of early modern architecture, the innovative and subtle minimalist buildings that I am researching, with their concrete and steel frames, flat roofs and glass walls, never became the dominant mode of twentieth century building. We have continued to build the vast majority of houses in a traditional and conservative idiom, so that these great examples of modern architecture, designed by the likes of Gropius, Loos and Breuer to name but a few, are still shocking and surprising today in their boldness and modernity, almost a hundred years after they were built."

By rediscovering and reinventing these architectural gems and bringing them to life again with the brush, Burgess is breathing fresh life into this critical area of modernism and deepening his own exploration of the meeting points between representation and abstraction.

Alongside the large-scale paintings Burgess creates collages which reflect his love of vintage graphics, particularly those from the 1930s -50s, a “golden age” in American graphic design and advertising. Burgess has been collecting vintage American ephemera for many years; this ephemera is then unapologetically deconstructed, cut up into tiny pieces and reconstructed into visual and verbal poems, dazzling multi-coloured pop art pieces, and constructed cityscapes.


2023
acrylic, pastel, ink, 24k gold on panel with cotton tassels
71.1 x 76.2 x 3.8 cm
28 x 30 x 1 1/2 in.

2023
Mixed on canvas
182.9 x 139.7 cm
72 x 55 in.

2023
Handwoven Cotton/Silk/Tencel
49 x 46.5 cm
19 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.

2023
Mixed media and epoxy, belgian linen on panel
182.9 x 121.9 x 5.1 cm
72 x 48 x 2 in.

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Klari Reis uses the tools and techniques of science in her creative process, constantly experimenting with new ways to apply materials and methods. She is driven by curiosity and her desire to explore and document the natural and unnatural with a sense of wonder and joy. The artist currently works in San Francisco, close to one of the largest concentrations of life science companies in the world. Klari takes advantage of this proximity to collaborate with local biomedical companies and thus receive inspiration from the cutting edge of biological techniques and discoveries; this context grounds her artwork and lets her authoritatively explore the increasingly fuzzy line between the technological and the natural.

The unifying theme of Klari’s art is her mastery of a new media plastic, epoxy polymer, and the fine control she brings to its reactions with a constantly-expanding variety of dyes and pigments. The UV-resistant plastic, similar to resin, supplies a common framework for the methods and language that she uses to explore and express interactions of material and color on a microscopic level. Compositions display brightly colored smears, bumps and blobs atop aluminum and wood panels. She pigments the plastic with powders, oils, acrylics and industrial dyes, built up through many layers of the ultra-glossy plastic. The shapes and colors bleed, blur, shift, and spread becoming remarkable through their eccentric detail. A skilled technician with a studio for a laboratory, Klari has turned these processes of her own invention into science in the service of her art.

Klari continues to develop her process and explore her unique synthesis of biology and creativity via her installation works, Hypochondria. The projects consist of hand painted petri dishes mounted on the wall at varying distances in groupings of 150, 60, or 30 pieces.

Klari Reis is represented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and public collections include Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK; Next World Capital’s offices in San Francisco, Paris, and Brussels; the MEG Centre in Oxford, UK; Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines; The Peninsula Shanghai Hotel; Theo Randall restaurant in London’s Intercontinental Hotel; Standard Life Investments in Bristol and London; Morley Fund Management, The Pullman Group, T.Rowe Price and Great Ormond Street Hospital (Morgan Stanley Clinical Building part of the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre) in London; the Stanford University Medical Center Hoover Pavilion in California; and Elan Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Acetelion and Cytokinetics in South San Francisco.

Klari’s work has been featured in international publications such as The New York Times, GQ, Wired UK, Nature Chemical Biology, Elle Magazine, Time Out London, Artweek San Francisco, Art in America, Art Ltd. Magazine, Giornale Del Medico, Science Magazine, The Times, The New York Post, The Independent, Evening Standard Magazine, Frieze Magazine, The Financial Times, San Francisco Business Times, BBC1, CNN Business Report and CBS News Market Watch.


2023
Acrylic on Canvas
61 x 91.4 cm
24 x 36 in.

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Andy Burgess is known for his renditions of modernist and mid-century architecture, panoramic cityscape paintings, and elaborate mosaic-like collages made from vintage papers and ephemera collected over many years. Burgess continually expands his artistic vocabulary by mastering various media, more recently immersing himself in photography and printmaking. In 2016, he was invited to Tandem Press, Madison, Wisconsin to collaborate with master printmakers to produce a series of images in limited editions in various media.

Burgess explores in depth the genesis of modern architecture in Europe and the US and its relationship to modern art, avant-garde design and abstract painting. Burgess explains his fascination with modernist architecture thusly:

"Despite the huge impact of early modern architecture, the innovative and subtle minimalist buildings that I am researching, with their concrete and steel frames, flat roofs and glass walls, never became the dominant mode of twentieth century building. We have continued to build the vast majority of houses in a traditional and conservative idiom, so that these great examples of modern architecture, designed by the likes of Gropius, Loos and Breuer to name but a few, are still shocking and surprising today in their boldness and modernity, almost a hundred years after they were built."

By rediscovering and reinventing these architectural gems and bringing them to life again with the brush, Burgess is breathing fresh life into this critical area of modernism and deepening his own exploration of the meeting points between representation and abstraction.

Alongside the large-scale paintings Burgess creates collages which reflect his love of vintage graphics, particularly those from the 1930s -50s, a “golden age” in American graphic design and advertising. Burgess has been collecting vintage American ephemera for many years; this ephemera is then unapologetically deconstructed, cut up into tiny pieces and reconstructed into visual and verbal poems, dazzling multi-coloured pop art pieces, and constructed cityscapes.


2018
Limited Edition Silkscreen Print with Silver Leaf on 410g Somerset SatinTub.
Framed
114 x 114 cm
45 x 45 in.
Edition of 15 (#2/15)

2022
Coil and slab built vase; grogged stoneware body with high fired porcelain and coloured decorating slips, transparent glaze interior detail.
48 x 35 cm
19 x 13 3/4 in.

2017
Oil on canvas
70 x 100 cm
27 1/2 x 39 3/8 in.

2023
Archival pigment print on Baryta paper with white shadowbox wooden frame
75 x 110cm
29.5 x 43.3"

100 x 150cm
39.3 x 59"

110 x 165cm
43.3" x 65"

2022
Framed Archival Pigment Print
Anti-Reflective Museum Glass
Signed certificate of authenticity included.
Framed size:
50 x 40 cm
19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.
Unframed:
40.5 x 30.5 cm
16 x 12 in.
Edition of 8 plus 2 artist's proofs (#2/8)

2022
Oil and acrylic spray paint on canvas
102 x 82 x 4 cm
40 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.