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Chisenhale Gallery

Dan Perfect
16 January - 2 March 2008

LONDON

United Kingdom
Address:
64 Chisenhale Road
E3 5QZ
Phone: 020 8981 4518
Fax: 020 8980 7169
Website: www.chisenhale.org.uk


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Current Exhibitions

Dan Perfect
16 January - 2 March 2008


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Lucy Skaer
19 March - 4 May 2008


Previous Exhibitions

Jaki Irvine
Hiraki Sawa
Varda Caivano
Rosalind Nashashibi
Grace Ndiritu


Press Releases

Dan Perfect’s paintings have a restless energy that permeates their dense compositions. Grounds and figures merge to
depict a seething internal world with an imperative to create, connect and situate disparate elements. The paintings include
a tumult of ambiguous forms and allusions to lost toys, dream characters, masks, animals, foliage and half-remembered
places, as though before our eyes myriad options are sifted and assembled to define a character for each work.

Perfect’s paintings make use of an eclectic set of art historical references, including Peter Lanyon’s vertiginous, glider-flight inspired abstractions and Patrick Heron’s late garden paintings, whose line, colour and light have strong echoes in Perfect’s vivid conception of place. Perfect’s work also has transatlantic strains of the graffiti-like compositions of Jean-Michel
Basquiat with their drug-fuelled glee in palimpsests, chromatic clashes, defacement and strident affirmation of identity.

There is an urgent curiosity evident in Perfect’s work that imagines a landscape populated by archetypes, where familiarity,
loss and discovery c... [ Read all ]


Press Links

www.chisenhale.org.uk
press@chisenhale.org.uk


News

Matthew Collings in conversation with Dan Perfect
Thursday 7 February, 7PM
Admission Free

Simon Wallis, Director, discusses the exhibition
Saturday 23 February, 3PM
Admission Free


Location And Getting There

Chisenhale Gallery
64 Chisenhale Road
London
E3 5QZ

Nearest Buses
8 & 277

Nearest Tube
Bethnal Green and Mile End


Contact-Directors/Staff

Director Simon Wallis
Deputy Director Deirdre Kelly


Opening Times

Wednesday to Sunday 1PM-6PM
First Thursday 1PM -9PM