James Jarvis ‘Objects in Space’ @BeachLondon Opening Party Thursday 6th June

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‘Objects in Space’ consists of a series of large-format, freehand airbrush drawings by the London-based artist.
The drawings all feature the Sphere, an abstracted, archetypal every-character, engaging with large geometric objects in a series of real-life urban environments. These locations are a selection of ‘spots’ made famous through skateboarding, and the character’s struggle to manipulate these objects mirrors the skateboarder’s re-appropria- tion and re-interpretation of architectural space.

In recent years, the Sphere has been a primary focal point in Jarvis’ work; a distillation of his continued interest in the creation and refinement of a minimal ‘ideal’ for a cartoon character; most significantly in his 2012 project, Spheric Dialogues, a series of 380 cartoons in which the Sphere responds to a series of philosophical conun- drums.

The exhibition will also see the re-launch of the refurbished Beach London space, prior to its’ second anniversary.
www.studiojarvis.com
www.beachlondon.co.uk
sphericdialogues.wordpress.com
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About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine, ' A curation of the world’s most interesting culture' [PLUS] Art of Conversation: A tri-annual 'no news paper' AofC - Issue 1 Autumn 2018

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