Riverside

"City housing", solo show by Stephen Felton. June 6th - July 13th, 2019. Opening June the 6th, 2019.

It is a cliché to say that a work of art should look effortless. The sense of ease conveyed by Stephen Felton’s work takes this to a new level. The work is indeed often executed quickly—speed being essential to the element of spontaneity his work trades in. This quality of immediacy and matter-of-factness, combined with its seeming simplicity and Felton’s own perverse brand of the axiom “what you see is what you see” makes the work hard to write about. There is the sense that nothing exists outside the terms of what is in the canvas, and very little in the way of relationships, formal or narrative, to parse. The only way into the work, analytically speaking, is via the relationships established between the work and the viewer through the artist’s puzzling iconography, and the sense of speed and directness his gestures convey....


Upcoming exhibitions
Stephen Felton, solo show
June the 6th - July the 13th, 2019.
BorderLab / Julien Michaud - Project room
June the 6th - July the 13th, 2019.
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Art Fairs

FIAC

Grand Palais, Paris. From October the 17th to October the 2Oth, 2019.