NEXT EXHIBITION

WHERE GREW THE TREE

11 October 2019 - 04 November 2019

Exhibition of new works by Contemporary artist Julian Perry. Further details to come...

AUSTIN / DESMOND FINE ART

Austin/Desmond Fine Art specialises in Modern British, International and Contemporary art. Established in 1979, the gallery has been located in Bloomsbury since 1988. Read More





NEWS

August Holiday: The gallery will be closed for the duration of August, closing on Friday 2 August and re-opening on Wednesday 4 September 2019

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Our current exhibition 'Points of Contact' will conclude on Saturday 15 June with a drinks serving from 11am - 4pm. The exhibition borrows its title from a series of prints by Victor Pasmore made during the 1960s and 1970s. Here, Points of Contact becomes a description of the mechanics of printmaking, of the printed image’s moment of generation when paper meets ink. Points of Contact also describes the complicated matrix of relationships that connect these forty-four artists across seventy years of printmaking. The exhibition suggests print’s wider historical resonances—from electronics to the first moon landing fifty years ago, print has influenced the twentieth century’s most significant achievements. The diversity of methods and forms visible in the exhibition testifies to the visual power of print since 1949. The exhibition joins together these forms with this wider historical argument in order to reassert print’s vitality today.

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Julian Perry, Inverted Pillbox, 2019