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Works by: Dominic Beattie, Stephen Jaques

Distraction -

Pattern

Works by: Dominic Beattie, Stephen Jaques

Dominic Beattie is a London born artist who works from his studio in Lewisham. He is a

In the contemporary world where various forms of social media constantly

graduate of Camberwell College of Art.


compete for our attention and distract us from the actual physical present, the

Beattie's practice encompasses painting, sculpture, drawing and design and curation.

paintings and 3D work on show at One Saint Peter’s Square aim to bring the

His work is known for referencing the modernist movement, and is influenced by the sensibilities of that era. Borrowing from, textiles, ceramics, furniture and graphics, Beattie creates abstract works that are a hybrid of formal and optical elements.
 His 'Studio Furniture' range made in collaboration with the architect Lucia Buceta has

viewer into the moment. All the works on show take aspects of the contemporary experience and in the

been exhibited in museums and art fairs around the world since production began in

process of transforming an idea into a physical object, synthesise each artists

2015.


response to this encounter with the world.

Beattie has exhibited widely and in 2015 won the UK/Raine Painting prize at The Saatchi Gallery. His work has numerous collectors, most notably The Saatchi Collection and

Whilst being informed by these multifarious aspects of the present life, the

Soho House.

fragmented masses of information that interrupt and fill our conscious and

Dominic Beattie's work is cut and built and then rebuilt, painted then overpainted. The

subconscious minds in the digital age, the exhibited works aim at catching the

traces of constant readjustment haunt the final image. Riffing on a wide and varied

viewers’ attention and focus them mentally and physically into the here and

group of abstract languages that loosely come out of a constructivist history, Beattie's

now.

eye for colour is at once direct and original. These works create surprising spatial shifts and vibrations that suggest a wink to Op and Pop but the emphasis on repetition and

The visual experience is uniquely capable of engaging the passerby and in

sequencing is also concomitant with sampled beats in advanced subcultures of

conjunction with the architectural space of One Saint Peter’s Square creating

electronic music. With skill and attention to the crafting of colour and shape, Beattie obsessively tilts, turns and twists the grammar of hard edged abstraction until something new and unprecedented is achieved. - John Bunker, 2017

a moment of visual stimulation and distraction from the everyday. Although differing in approach the two artists are united in setting about present a feast for the eyes.

Stephen Jaques: The pieces in the current installation are part of an ongoing project called “Proteus” The initial idea was to set free the image from the confines of the wall space. Each individual component is inter-changeable and can be arranged according to the environment and the instinct. Painting in the round in a constant state of flux and transformation. A visual sensation without limits.

ArtMoorHouse Projects aim is to establish a unique platform for promoting an unsurpassed synergy between creativity and business. We create curated visual experiences and presentations, working with emerging and internationally acclaimed artists. We strive to engage, inspire and provide a talking point and an ice breaker in the banking and commercial environment.

For any information please contact Elisa Martinelli E. info@artmoorhouse.com T. +447502211914


Dominic Beattie Untitled (turquoise/p-grey), 2017 Ink on plywood 122 x 183cm Untitled (orange/blue), 2017 Ink on plywood 122 x 122cm Price upon request

Stephen Jaques Acrylic on wood 80 × 20 × 20 cm
 40 × 40 × 40 cm
 80 × 30 × 30 cm Each element is priced individually, Price upon request

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Distraction - Pattern Works by: Dominic Beattie, Stephen Jaques  

In the contemporary world where various forms of social media constantly compete for our attention and distract us from the actual physical...

Distraction - Pattern Works by: Dominic Beattie, Stephen Jaques  

In the contemporary world where various forms of social media constantly compete for our attention and distract us from the actual physical...

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