Kittoe Contemporary

LONDON ART FAIR: EDIT

FEATURING DANIEL PREECE'S SOLO EXHIBITION: HYMN TO HOME

Until March 31st 2021

Hymn to Home' is a solo show of work by Daniel Preece celebrating London, his muse and his home until 2018. This selection of twenty works created over the last 20 years ranges from vast, majestic panoramas to intimate studies of shop fronts and overlooked corners rendered in his unique, vivid colour palette. We are taken on a journey through deserted city streets at day and night - we peer through shop windows one moment and soar above the city the next.

My intention is to encourage the viewer to consider the city differently and I hope lead them to reassess their daily surroundings with a different eye.’

This feels particularly poignant in the midst of a pandemic when we cannot interact with the city and eachother as we once did. Indeed seven of the works on show were painted over the course of 2020. Daniel’s atmospheric paintings, both bleak and beautiful, are devoid of people, a narrative is hinted at and themes of isolation and consumerism recur. Of course each viewer may see the scene differently - a celebration of the city, of colour, perhaps post apocalyptic or an escape. For Dan it is always an opportunity to explore issues of geometry and colour and the boundaries between abstraction and figuration.

‘The best paintings for me show you something you haven’t seen before; it’s about the artist finding a new way of describing something but allowing the viewer to come to some of their own conclusions’

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PAST FAIRS

PAST EXHIBTIONS

AUTUMN POP-EXHIBITION at THE GALLERY

54 SHEPHERD MARKET, LONDON, W1J 7QX

19TH - 24TH OCTOBER 2020

anniversary exhibition at 155a Gallery

155A LORDSHIP LANE, EAST DULWICH, SE22 8HX

30TH SEPTEMBER - 10TH OCTOBER 2020

Christmas Exhibition, PECKHAM, NOV-DEC 2019

75 ASTBURY ROAD, QUEENS ROAD PECKHAM, SE15 2NP

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2019

Christmas Exhibition, PECKHAM, DEC 2018

75 ASTBURY ROAD, QUEENS ROAD PECKHAM, SE15 2NP

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2019