Women & Men
5th August 2017 - 9th September 2017 | Preview August 4th 6-8pm.
UNIONGallery is delighted to present the award-winning artist Kevin Low's solo exhibition, 'Women & Men'. The preview evening is Friday 4th of August 6-8pm.
Highly anticipated, Kevin Low's latest body of work is the culmination of a two year period of re-assessment and discovery, where his digital work has given way to the messy business of oil paint and board.Highly anticipated, Kevin Low's latest body of work is the culmination of a two year period of re-assessment and discovery, where his digital work has given way to the messy business of oil paint and board.Admirers of Low's work will be in for a surprise.
In her introduction to the exhibition’s catalogue, acclaimed Scottish writer A.L Kennedy says:
"Kevin Low is one of those people with an over-abundance of talents. He's a fine, but largely unrecognised, author of complex prose filled with beauty and darkness. He takes startlingly good photographs: haunting close-ups of china figurines that make the domestic seem agonised or carnivorous and bizarre snapshots of arranged insanity. He was, for several years a photographer of stage performances: the lighting, the precisely chosen moments, the drama.
In Women And Men it seems that Kevin has brought all these strands together in one resonant collection of painted images. (He paints, too - of course... ) Here we see figures caught in moments of intimacy andconfusion. There is a domestic familiarity in some of the nudes, something early morning and blurred. In other frames the silliness, the passion, the obsession and failure of sex all riot about. Bodies retreat, turn,shift, present themselves, with and without balloons..."