Simon Callery | the artist




The artist Simon Callery
Born 1960, London, England.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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It would seem that this is a project of contrasts. Firstly, there are three different kinds of work: a series of photographs placed within the drawers of seven custom-made plan chests, a sculptural construction and a number of paintings. Secondly, there is the uncommon situation, an encounter between the disciplines of fine art and archaeology, which gave rise to the works…
My ambition is to stretch open the moment at which the paintings are sensed physically and visually, and delay the speed at which they are captured and devoured.’
Time that links archaeology and painting


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