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Gavin Mitchell's 'This Was Then, This is Now" illustrates the approach that makes his practice so unique, re-working of old themes and re-imagining cultural landscapes, pushing boundaries in terms of techniques, constantly exploring new ways of adding layers to his work.

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This Was Then, This is Now is a new solo exhibition by British artist and photographer Gavin Mitchell. Gavin graduated with a BA(Hons) in Fine Arts and has since established a successful practice as a photographer, collagist and printmaker, creating images that have resonated with art collectors around the world.

Gavin's work is often associated with Pop Art, in particular his iconic Geisha …

This Was Then, This is Now is a new solo exhibition by British artist and photographer Gavin Mitchell. Gavin graduated with a BA(Hons) in Fine Arts and has since established a successful practice as a photographer, collagist and printmaker, creating images that have resonated with art collectors around the world.

Gavin's work is often associated with Pop Art, in particular his iconic Geisha Girl artworks which juxtapose Eastern and Western cultures. His unique take on pop art involves photographing vintage Japanese postcards from the early 20th Century which he then enlarges digitally. In …