The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Sunday, September 19, 2021


Newlands House Gallery presents 'From The Real: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully'
Sean Scully, Eleuthera, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.



PETWORTH.- Newlands House Gallery in Petworth presents From The Real: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully, exhibiting the two practices of the artist couple side by side for the first time in the UK. Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully deal with Abstraction through distinctly different approaches despite sharing living spaces and environment. Where Scully draws on his personal biography to inform his art, Tomasko focuses on the universal experience of the domestic, both presenting an emotional journey of light and pigment.

For more than 20 years, the Swiss-born Tomasko (1967) has focused on everyday domestic scenes from her life, a figurative starting-point that becomes increasingly abstracted. Included in this exhibition is an ongoing body of painting that explores themes of sleep, dreams and the unconscious. Tomasko starts by capturing moments with polaroid photography, then transcribes them into drawing, followed by painting that is dynamic in its abstraction. Each step erases interpretable details, losing its connection to the original source - like a process of Chinese whispers. Tomasko’s final works are motivated by intuition and spontaneity, creating large gestural paintings on paper and canvas.

Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1945 and now living between New York and Germany, Scully is considered to be one of the most important abstract painters working today. Drawing on European traditions, Scully is credited with reinvigorating abstract painting. On view for the first time in the UK are Scully’s most recent works including his Black Square series (2020) and Madonna paintings (2018) that came out of a recent return to figuration. Also on view will be three sculptures by the artist. Over the past two decades Scully has revisited his sculptural practice, working predominantly in steel and stone to create powerful structures that assert their materiality. This exhibition will be the first opportunity to see Scully’s sculpture in Murano glass in the UK, affirming his prodigious artistic range.

Presented in the historic market town of Petworth, in Newlands House Gallery’s Georgian building, the exhibition offers residents and summer visitors alike an opportunity to intimately engage with 42 works of art, including six paintings on paper, three sculptures and one video work. The exhibition runs from 24 July to 10 October 2021.

Coinciding with the exhibition, Thames & Hudson will publish On the Line: Conversations with Sean Scully, a collection of conversations between Sean Scully and art critic Kelly Grovier on 16 September 2021.










Today's News

July 25, 2021

The Box explores the influence of Sir Joshua Reynolds' family & friends

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden celebrates Joseph Beuys's 100th birthday with an exhibition

UK buyer sought for rare Roman painting

National Gallery to acquire Sir Thomas Lawrence's 'The Red Boy' for the Nation

Guggenheim presents a new film installation by Wu Tsang

RIBA announces 16 exceptional new building projects from around the world

2021 Couer d'Alene Art Auction will be held July 31 in Reno

Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' animated illustration NFT highlights 'The Olympic Collection' at Sotheby's

UNESCO asks Turkey for report on Hagia Sophia after mosque change

France launches controversial vaccine pass as fourth wave hits

Newlands House Gallery presents 'From The Real: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully'

Dortmunder Kunstverein presents an exhibition of works by Theresa Weber

Carnegie Museum of Art unveils major gallery renovation

Chrysler Museum of Art receives $225,000 in grants to support upcoming exhibition

Athens 1896 Olympic 'first place' winner's medal sold for more than $180,000 at auction

A King Arthur rarity is an apt way to return to the opera

Positive coronavirus test halts Shakespeare in the Park for 3rd night

The Art Institute welcomes Grace Deveney as Associate Curator of Photography and Media

Robert Berry Gallery opens an exhibition of non-objective art in the 21st century

Paradigm Gallery opens a solo exhibition of new works in painting, illustration, and installation by Sean 9 Lugo

Arab Britain: Jarda exhibition at People's History Museum in Manchester open now

Studio Voltaire unveils major new sculpture commission by Phyllida Barlow at Highgate Cemetery

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens opens a major exhibition of work by Anton Smit

A landmark new collaborative initiative for the art world to combat climate change launches

The Best Place To Hang Your Egg Chair In Home

4 Things You Have To Consider Before Selling Your Convention Items

How to Drive Sales & Traffic from YouTube




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful