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Jim Threapleton | LOREM IPSUM

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Friday, 7 October 2022 to Friday, 23 December 2022

No 20 Arts is delighted to present LOREM IPSUM, a solo exhibition of new works by Jim Threapleton. LOREM IPSUM is Jim Threapleton's third major exhibition with the gallery. This expansive new body of work continues to follow the artist's pursuit of abstraction at the threshold of representation. It marks the development of a uniquely contemporary approach to traditional techniques. Threapleton's paintings are defiantly fluid. The plastic immediacy of oil paint drives a lyrical indeterminacy found between control and accident, depth and flatness, between the real and the indefinable. Gestural improvisation animates an unstable pictorial territory where the spectacle of the image is superseded by contemplative, expressive materiality that channels the spirit of the painting's Romantic legacy.

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Jim Threapleton is an artist working in London and Vancouver. He studied History of Art at Manchester University. In 2008 his BIFA nominated debut feature film, Extraordinary Rendition premiered in competition at the Edinburgh and Locarno International Film Festivals. He completed his Fine Art MA in 2010 and was awarded his doctorate from Chelsea College of Art, London in 2016. He has exhibited internationally, including shows at the Courtauld, London, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore and Carles Taché Gallery, Barcelona. He was included in the 2021 Anomie Review of Contemporary British Painting.

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02072269083
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20 Cross Street

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N1 2BG

No 20 , London

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