Saturday, 13 April 2013

Gaia - Show of Hands @ Nelly Duff Gallery, London

To quote Nelly Duff  'Gaia is a young American street artist, whose work shows a sophistication far beyond his years. Most recently Gaia introduced ‘Open Walls, Baltimore’, a public project, during which reknowned street artists came together to produce a series of mural artworks, amid the desolation of the artists’s hometown- blighted by a large concentration of derelic buildings, and uninhabitable homes. 
Gaia often works on a huge scale to depict his subjects, yet always manages to capture great depth of emotion via the delicate tracery of his lino-cut pieces.'

More on his work here

                             

There is a great mural outside the gallery. You can spot Gaia's self portrait on the right hand-side. 


This is a portrait of Russian Architect Lubetkin




Inside the gallery ...


Here are more linocut prints inside the gallery...
I found a great post by Hookedblog explaining the process of these ink prints


And the beautiful 'Marlow' piece ...

               


Finally, the artist ...



His show is running until the 18th April 2013 
Nelly Duff Gallery 
The Ravenscroft Public House — 4 Ravenscroft St, London E2 7QG



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