10/09/2019 to 29/09/2019
In these new works Alan Ibell builds on an ongoing interest in the canvas as a
confining space, in which figures and objects are fixed over the course of the
painting process, with the white space of their surrounds a tantalising echo of
the white walls of the gallery in which the works hang.
Aviary explores this idea through two recurring motifs of confinement: one, the
caged bird; and two, the book in which the bound pages contain a finite number
of words and thus ideas.Read more »