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Christine Park Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of new paintings by London-based artist Cara Nahaul, her first solo exhibition in London.

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Born in London, Nahaul’s paintings define and negotiate her cultural history and present location, seeking to challenge existing narratives and stereotypes on ideas about the tropical and exotic, terms used loosely in fetishised depictions of foreign lands. Presented in Crossing the Tropic is an on-going series of paintings, which use the island as a metaphor and motif. The island is imbued with …

Born in London, Nahaul’s paintings define and negotiate her cultural history and present location, seeking to challenge existing narratives and stereotypes on ideas about the tropical and exotic, terms used loosely in fetishised depictions of foreign lands. Presented in Crossing the Tropic is an on-going series of paintings, which use the island as a metaphor and motif. The island is imbued with significant personal meaning to the artist, pointing to her parental heritage, Malaysia and Mauritius, and place of birth and current location of her artistic practice, the UK. The optimistic palette …

Gallery

CPG
Christine Park Gallery
New York

Location

35 Riding House Street
London , GB