'Quodlibet' and 'Poetics of Obsolescence'Two exhibitions at 12 Piccadilly Arcade, St James's, London SW1 3 - 29 Sep 2021Alastair Gordon: Quodlibet The curious, wondrous genre of quodlibet painting, like all trompe l’oeil, hinges on the mechanics of surprise. An initial deception - painting deceives us into believing it...
LAURENCE NOGA - POETICS OF OBSOLESCENCEText by Kamini Vellodi
6 Jun - 30 Aug 2021Laurence Noga: Poetics of Obsolescence - 'These found signs without provenance function as humble, anachronic portals to other times. Collected from the artist’s father’s garage, they are fragmented mementos revealing the constructions as stratigraphic layerings of time. Vestiges of things that may once have moved but are now arrested, of anonymous processes and operative systems no longer in use, they reveal the obsolete as registration of the cessation of time’s continuity.' ~ Kamini Vellodi