In this new exhibition at Frith Street Gallery, London, Silver has produced works which both celebrate and confound our expectations of this classical art form. The show comprises two parts, beginning with large scale collages of stone and bronze heads placed directly on to monumental pieces of Carrara marble. These works are notched with incidental marks that, according to Silver, bring out the material’s potential similarity to the human form.
You’ll also find a series of copies of classical busts which Silver has worked on, both to accentuate their features and to highlight the flaws within the rock.
A classical art form which celebrated idealized human anatomy shifts its focus to the beauty of imperfection under the watchful eye of artist Daniel Silver.
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|What||Daniel Silver: Rock Formations, Frith Street Gallery|
|Where||Frith Street Gallery, 17-18 Golden Square, London, W1F 9JJ | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Piccadilly Circus (underground)|
16 Jan 15 – 28 Feb 15, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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