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A solo exhibition of work by John Hoyland (1934–2011) – one of Britain’s leading abstract painters – inaugurated Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, which opened in 2015. ‘Power Stations’ presented over thirty of Hoyland’s large-scale paintings, drawn from Hirst’s collection.

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“Paintings are there to be experienced … [they] are not to be reasoned with, they are not to be understood, they are to be recognised.” – John Hoyland, 1979

John Hoyland (1934–2011) is one of Britain’s leading abstract painters. Renowned for his intuitive manipulation of colour, form, line and space, Hoyland emerged at the forefront of the abstract movement in Britain in the early 1960s, and …

“Paintings are there to be experienced … [they] are not to be reasoned with, they are not to be understood, they are to be recognised.” – John Hoyland, 1979

John Hoyland (1934–2011) is one of Britain’s leading abstract painters. Renowned for his intuitive manipulation of colour, form, line and space, Hoyland emerged at the forefront of the abstract movement in Britain in the early 1960s, and remained an energetic and innovative force within the field, until his death in 2011.

‘Power Stations’, Newport Street Gallery’s inaugural exhibition, presented a selection of Hoyland’s large-scale works …

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Newport Street
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