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BEARSPACE

BEARSPACE is a recently established contemporary art gallery situated on thriving and urban Deptford High Street, in South East London. BEARSPACE shows the cutting edge of emerging talent, promoting recently established artists responding to contemporary stimulus and topics with wit and innovation in a range of media.


BEARSPACE has gained attention by producing vibrant exhibitions, whilst maintaining and developing a business like attitude towards artists and artwork, identifying promising work by artists and promoting this on an international scale.

London

United Kingdom
Address:
BEARSPACESE8 (also office) 152 Deptford High Street London
SE8 3PQ
Phone: 02086948097
Fax: N/A
Website: www.bearspace.co.uk




Artists Represented

Divyesh Bhandert
Paul Caton
Joerg Obergfell
Isabel Rock
Lisa Slominski
Sally Spinks
Toshie Takeuchi
Jenny Wiener


Sample Art Work (17)

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Current Exhibitions

THE ASSISTANT @ BEARSPACE
Blue Curry responds to Gordon Cheung

Private View: Friday 4th June 2010, 6.30-8.30 pm
4-19th June 2010

BEARSPACE, in association with peer sessions, is pleased to present a series of two exhibitions entitled The Assistant starting in May 2010. Each exhibition will pair up an emerging and an established artist with similar concerns, who will collaborate to produce the exhibition. The established artist will send the emerging artist or assistant a list of rules one month prior to the exhibition opening.

The Assistant aims to explore the practices of both artists through this process of exchange, but also to question ideas around the construction of an exhibition, revealing something about the processes an exhibition may go through before it is finally realised.

A weblog will accompany the exhibition, including the original list of rules and documentation of the process of exchange and decision making that has led to the creation of the work, and interaction from the public is invited. The resulting exhibitions will last for two weeks each, with the blog, a discussion and a screening of pe... [ Read all ]


Forthcoming Exhibitions

ISABEL and CASPAR ROCK // EYE PAIN @ BEARSPACE

25 June 2010 - 24 July 2010

Private View: Friday 25th June 2010 6.30-8.30pm

Open: Wed-Sat 10am-6pm

BEARSPACE is pleased to present the works of Isabel and Caspar Rock in a collaborative exhibition, for which the two sibling artists have created a series of large scale drawing works, collaborative pieces, animation and sculpture, drawing the viewer in their phychadelic world of pencils, pens and paper.
 
The works featured in Eye Pain are incredibly detailed and vivid. These dense, richly textured images are the result of years of development by both Isabel and Caspar Rock, and this is reflected in the level of aesthetic depth that the pieces offer, the audience encountering new elements within the works on each viewing. The pair site their influences broadly; these include comics, Japanese animations, Gothic architecture, medieval  gangsta rap, mythology and Dantes Infernoe. Eye Pain itself refers to the physical experience that each of the pieces offer the viewer, the works themselves so beautiful and complex, that they become difficult to look at.

The focus upon lo... [ Read all ]


Previous Exhibitions

MECHA - Seung Pyo Hong (solo exhibition) @ BEARSPACE

10 April 2010 - 08 May 2010

Private View: 09 April 2010
6.30 - 8.30pm

BEARSPACE is pleased to present MECHA, new large scale drawings and metal plate etchings by Korean artist Seung Pyo Hong, in his first ever solo exhibition.

Hong has created a range of new works for the exhibition. Having previously worked in a variety of mediums, including installation, oil pastels and etching, Hong has produced a collection of hand drawings and paintings, combining a number of production methods creating his own personal style.

His work depicts complex imagery of the organic and the mechanical. Hong believes that our habitat is now made up of technology and machinery, as opposed to a natural environment. This environment is affective and influential within our lives, eventually becoming our reason for evolution. The artist has created a comment on the current social and economic world, through the anthropomorphism of the machinery he depicts. He presents ideas of conflict, opposition, metamorphosis and process.



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Art Fairs

London Art Fair 2004
London Art Fair 2005
Zoo Art Fair 2006
Buy Art Fair, Manchester 2008
London Art Fair 2009


Location And Getting There

152 Deptford High Street, London.
Rail: Deptford, New Cross
DLR: Deptford Bridge


Contact-Directors/Staff

Managing Director: Julia Alvarez


Opening Times

Wednesday - Saturday 10 - 6 pm