Paralyzed Paradise: A Solo Exhibition by Jimmy Galvin

PARALYZED PARADISE is Bristol based artist / composer / curator Jimmy Galvin’s first solo London show featuring many new paintings and artworks based on John Milton’s, Paradise Lost. The exhibition is on now and runs until 18th November.


Jimmy is a first generation Irish immigrant living and working in Bristol his work has been exhibited alongside many leading artists including Sir Peter Blake, Howard Hodgkin, Gillian Ayres, Antony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman amongst others and he has had his work auctioned by Bonhams of London at the Brazilian Embassy for a leading charity.

Jimmy cites his main influences as Igor Stravinsky / Diego Valasquez / Barnett Newman / Edith Sitwell / Glen Gould / Visconti / Samuel Beckett / Erik Satie / John Coltrane / Joris-Karl-Huysmans / Frank Sinatra / Lucio Fontana / Ludwig Wittgenstein / and Kazuo Shiraga his work was recently described by leading art
historian and former Dean of Art Bristol University Michael Liversidge as “Highly original and an artist with an original voice”.

The show features many new large-scale abstract paintings specially created for the exhibition.

Jimmy Galvin PARALYZED PARADISE The Underdog Gallery, London Bridge Till November 18TH

About the Underdog Gallery
Since 2011 The Underdog has been an independently run and versatile gallery space located under one of the last original arches in London Bridge. The gallery exhibits and sells contemporary fine art, modern art, post-war pop art, urban / street art, sculpture and outsider art with a unique aesthetic. The venue also supports the artistic community, across genres, by hosting a variety of cultural events most nights of the week. Gallery opening times/ Tuesday to Sunday 12 noon until 7pm.

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