FAD Magazine

FAD Magazine is a daily news website covering: Fashion, Art and Design.

Young Artist to watch … Laurence Owen.

Laurence Owen ritual-to-the-westfield
Laurence Owen Ritual to the Westfield

Laurence Owen (b. 1984, Gloucester, UK), his practice involves paintings and ceramics based in a language that has echoes of artifact and relic, he employs aspects of Folklore, Paganism and Mythology to investigate contemporary consumerism.
Owen’s paintings are swirls and gestures, vivid marks and brightly coloured symbols. He draws upon various source materials, literature, music and contemporary culture to create work that vibrates with life and positivity.

“I’m interested in the fragmentation of different sources from many different elements in art, life, landscape and music, and in trying to construct them together in a false environment…I think this practice creates a kind of surreal yet familiar realm.”

Laurence attended the Royal Academy Schools and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art in 2015.

This year he had a solo show at Evelyn Yard, entitled ‘Channel Synthesis’, he was also featured in the John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

aurence-owen-imagining-a-new-constellation-2016-oil-on-board-89-6-x-63-5cm-copy
Laurence Owen Imagining a new constellation 2016 oil on board 89-6-x-63-5cm-

laurence-owen-eye-patch-mishap-2016-oil-on-board-89-6-x-63-5cm-copy2
Laurence Owen Eye-patch-mishap-2016-oil-on-board-89-6-x-63-5cm

www.laurenceowenart.com

Categories

Tags

Related Posts

The power of food. An interview with Inês Neto Dos Santos

Inês Neto Dos Santos is a Portuguese artist who recently graduated from the Royal College of Arts in London. She has always demonstrated a keen interest in the relation between human beings and the elements surrounding their daily lives.

Cob Gallery, Katja Angeli, Nightclubbing 25 (King Swing), 2018, collage on paper, 65x40cm FAD Magazine

FORM: new work part one

FORM is the debut exhibition in a three-part series to run over the course of 2018. NEW WORK: FORM, SUBJECT, MATERIAL aims to exhibit selected groups of young, international multidisciplinary artists who bring distinct voices and striking approaches to these three fields of enquiry.

Trending Articles

Submit Your Work

Submit your work to be featured on FAD