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Edel Assanti
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Dale Lewis’ monumental paintings depict the artist’s real life experiences rendered from memory. Infused with satire and anecdotal references, Lewis’ work presents a collective portrait of urban society from the high street to its fringes: 9-5 jobs, consumerism, multiculturalism, gay culture, class divides, drug addiction and hooligan violence. Whilst the unsettling, parodic works inherit their …

Dale Lewis’ monumental paintings depict the artist’s real life experiences rendered from memory. Infused with satire and anecdotal references, Lewis’ work presents a collective portrait of urban society from the high street to its fringes: 9-5 jobs, consumerism, multiculturalism, gay culture, class divides, drug addiction and hooligan violence. Whilst the unsettling, parodic works inherit their scale and compositional inspiration from canonical art historical painting, Lewis’ lyrical style of painting leaves the works in suspension, underdone rather than overworked. His oeuvre is furnished by …

Location

EXPOSURE, Booth 652