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Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

Art Show: The Light that Speaks – David Storey ** 26 Mar – 16 Apr 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

“My paintings offer ‘glimpsed’ or half-remembered figures and faces – re-imagined people standing on the edge of living memory, recovered from a personal archive of the forgotten.”

David Storey

Introduction

“My ideas come from material that comes to hand, an old photograph for example might chime or resonate. I then embark on a quest to unlock the essence of the material in a way that is somehow extravisual. This journey of development and discovery can take anything from 5 days to 5 years until a kind of alchemy takes place and things seem to harmonise of their own accord in a way that can be very rewarding. I like to paint in an expressionistic way using rags and sponges because the physical marks and textures are a fundamental element of what I’m trying to achieve. The challenge for me though is to retain an economy of execution – an effortless effort.”

David Storey

PRIVATE VIEW

Friday 25th March, 6–8pm


EXHIBITION DATES

Saturday 26th March – Sunday 16th April 2022

Gallery open Wednesday to Saturday from 10.30am—5pm. Sunday and Bank Holidays from 12pm—5pm
(closed Monday and Tuesday)

Cameron Contemporary Art.  1 Victoria Grove, 2nd Avenue, Brighton & Hove, BN3 2LJ

To see more paintings on show and for more details visit: https://www.cameroncontemporaryart.com/the-light-that-speaks

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