The Brick Lane Gallery

Barbara Rosén (from Sweden) lives and works in Stockholm, painting primarily in oil and acrylic. The works presented in this exhibition have been inspired by London’s modern neighbourhoods such as the City of London and Docklands. She needed to channel her strong experiences from exciting architecture and magnificence of the areas where she has worked and sometimes lived as well, concentrated in high-rise buildings. She has built up the composition as a synthesis of many images. She wanted to bring out the mysterious and contradictory by using warm and clear colours. What particularly captured her attention was the impact of the sunset on the townscape and its reflections on glass, concrete and steel facades of high rises. The works come from her collection “Sun and the City” which is one of her collections inspired by high-rises of cities of the World.

Barbara Roséis exhibiting in LANDSCAPE; RURAL VS URBAN at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 4th - 14th September 2014. To find out more about LANDSCAPE; RURAL VS URBAN or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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Petra Kaindel (from Austria, living in Italy) creates a story that she is a part of. Petra’s interest is to reveal the expression, her subjects are the relationships between man and woman, the overload of possibilities and expectations of our time, the youth mania, the shopping binge – often staged very ironically - as well as disorientation, the innocence of children who must grow very quickly these days. Petra always chooses one piece of music to influence her present work, like a score, to get the right atmosphere.

Petra Kaindel is exhibiting in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING at The Brick Lane Gallery from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about CONTEMPORARY PAINTING or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com

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Zeynep Kınlı (from Istanbul, Turkey) deconstructs the capturing magic of the camera, mortality, humane boundaries and the incapability of our bodies, that are part of our childhood and adult culture. Zeynep’s work also addresses the impossibility to relate to another human being and the alienation caused by it, forcing us to discover and form a more honest and intimate bond with our true self and making peace with our flaws. Through dreamy macro photographs, Zeynep conveys how we are even strangers to ourselves and unable to accept and be satisfied by our mortality, by creating a sense of examination of self in a magnifying mirror.

Zeynep is exhibiting in PHOTOGRAPHY NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about PHOTOGRAPHY NOW or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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Omar Obaid (from Baghdad, Iraq) has always been very passionate by the art from Iraq. Omar experienced the chaos of a war-zone while growing up until he moved to London where he has lived for the past 10 years. As a self-made artist, Omar works in his studio where he creates original works of art that translate emotion into forms words cannot describe. Omar uses acrylic paints to create original abstract canvas paintings by delving deep into his imagination to transform reality into abstraction. Inspired by modern masters including Rothko, Omar focuses on using bold colours and shapes, which are seen in his work as an attempt to transform reality into abstraction.

Omar Obaid is exhibiting in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING at The Brick Lane Gallery from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about CONTEMPORARY PAINTING or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com

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Walter Schönenbröcher (from Cologne, Germany) studied mathematics and economics in Aachen and Berlin. He makes his living as the owner of a number of Internet companies and in 2010 he began to create his artistic ideas. More than 54,000 visitors came to his first three exhibitions in 2011. Now he exhibits his work internationally, received international awards and published his photos in reputable journals.

Walter is exhibiting in PHOTOGRAPHY NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about PHOTOGRAPHY NOW or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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Natasha Weinberg (from UK) has, artistically, always been greatly influenced by my travels around the world. Her work is a reflection of where and who she is. Natasha Weinberg works with whatever materials are available to her at any given time, be that sand, wood or even earth found at the bottom of the Himalayan foothills. Natasha is greatly inspired by Sufi mysticism and eastern philosophy regularly incorporating these ideas into her work.

Natasha Weinberg is exhibiting in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING at The Brick Lane Gallery from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about CONTEMPORARY PAINTING or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com

 

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Ralph Whitehead (half British, half Italian grew up in Italy) is a London based portrait and fashion photographer with licence to roam free with the imagination. These works are a part of a series titled Technicolor Dreams. The roots of the inspiration for this project stem from the idea of ‘stream of consciousness’ photography, a phrase often used to describe the work of celebrated photographers such as Robert Frank, William Klein or Daido Moriyama, where raw, gritty style and roughness of composition emphasised spontaneity and stark realism. In this series Ralph think is better to describe them as ‘stream of sub-consciousness’ photography. The images consist of superposed fragments, moments, blurred memories, all leaving their impression on one negative. All images are superposed sequentially and instinctively in camera, so at any given time he would have just a vague idea about composition. Instinct and randomness take over to trace a journey, a visual diary of places, people, objects and moods that blend without a preconceived purpose, like in a dream.

Ralph Whitehead is exhibiting in PHOTOGRAPHY NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about PHOTOGRAPHY NOW or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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Natasha Letham (from Edinburgh) is profoundly concerned with today’s society and it’s current lack of values in an era of romantic insincerity where people have become objects for sale and covet mostly things, a major theme in Letham’s work is melancholy. Once a figurative artist, previous works featuring often animals, she now works in the genre of contemporary surrealism, her work is mainly based on feelings, and through her works tries to communicate this lack of humanity using images from innocent childhood memories and pureness mixed with current emotional violence, the unsettling sense of disquiet and sadness are intended to comment on this violation and objectification of contemporary life, its obsession with consumerism, manipulation and narcissistic rapid sexual gratification. Natasha’s work is mostly inspired by a childhood in the Scottish highlands and often incorporates deer, sheep, rabbits and childlike figures.

Natasha Letham is exhibiting in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING at The Brick Lane Gallery from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about CONTEMPORARY PAINTING or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com

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James Nash (from UK) first discovered his love of photography at Blackpool & Flyde College where he studied and later completed a BA Hons in photography. In this work James has shown a collection of individual images he has been working on for the last couple of months. His original concept was more of a social documentary project photographing people from the sex trade who would put masks on to portray a different person than themselves. When looking into it further, James began to move in a different direction and began to want to still show people hiding behind masks but more in his own artistic way. As he researched into in further, he became more interested in imagery using animal masks. James has finished the series with a fun and lighthearted humor to them, with inspiration coming from his love of fashion, to the styles and concepts of old Russian Communist posters.

James Nash is exhibiting in PHOTOGRAPHY NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about PHOTOGRAPHY NOW or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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Marga Golz (from Germany) bases the compositions of her paintings on real objects, as you can see one of the pictures shows the entrance to a hallway. The steps lead to my first studio apartment in Berlin, where she lived for several years. Since then Marga has always been attracted to hallways and stairs. Further artistic disposition is the vastness of the sky and the sea, appearing beautiful and scary at the same time. Additionally, Marga uses certain symbols in her art pieces (for example you will often find a horse); sometimes these themes arise from inspirations in her dreams. These paintings are intended to tell about human existence, about fear, love, desire, childhood, Eros, loneliness and the longing to develop ones own way of life. Marga likes works of art being serious and funny at the same time.

Marga Golz is exhibiting in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING at The Brick Lane Gallery from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about CONTEMPORARY PAINTING or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com

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Ivan Dokov (from Sofia, Bulgaria) is a photographer who has been studying in London for the last 5 years. After finishing a foundation course at Chelsea College of Art and Design he did a Psychology degree at Roehampton University, but half way into that degree he changed direction and transferred to a photography course at the same university. This diverse background has sparked an interest in the hidden. The worlds that exist around us, but fall behind our perception. Ivan explores these realms with his selected medium, experimenting with different cameras and techniques taking full advantage of digital and analogue methods. 

Ivan Dokov is exhibiting in PHOTOGRAPHY NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery - The Annexe from 20th - 31st August 2014. To find out more about PHOTOGRAPHY NOW or to exhibit in a future exhibition please email info@thebricklanegallery.com 

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A big thank you to all those who were able to join us at the PHOTOGRAPHY NOW opening last night. Thank you for making it such a great evening! This exhibition is also on until the 31st August so please feel free to come back and see us again. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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