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Based upon documentation of a rug made by the Dada artist Hans Arp (1886 - 1966), these works have been silk-screen printed in collaboration with the artist’s father, a printmaker, before being painted over by Pratt.

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Workplace is excited to present a solo exhibition of new paintings by Mike Pratt.
Based upon documentation of a rug made by the Dada artist Hans Arp (1886 - 1966), these works have been silk-screen printed in collaboration with the artist’s father, a printmaker, before being painted over by Pratt. The rasterised print maintains a tenuous connection to the historical image which, combined with the …

Workplace is excited to present a solo exhibition of new paintings by Mike Pratt.
Based upon documentation of a rug made by the Dada artist Hans Arp (1886 - 1966), these works have been silk-screen printed in collaboration with the artist’s father, a printmaker, before being painted over by Pratt. The rasterised print maintains a tenuous connection to the historical image which, combined with the imperfections of the printing process, and beneath Pratt’s painterly smears of intense, lucent colour, creates a composite of information.

Each work has been titled after a seemingly random object: …

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WORKPLACE
London

Location

Workplace
The Old Post Office, 19-21 West Street
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, GB
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday, Closed
Wednesday–Saturday, 12pm–5:30pm