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Thomas J Price: Worship at Hales Gallery

  • Hales Gallery Tea building London (map)

Wednesday - Saturday, 11am-6pm
Or by appointment

Hales Gallery
Tea Building
7 Bethnal Green Road
London
E1 6LA
T 44 (0)20 7033 1938
F 44 (0)20 7033 1939

info@halesgallery.com

Hales Gallery is pleased to announce Worship, a solo exhibition of new works by Thomas J Price. This will be the artist's third solo exhibition with the gallery.

Price's work across media, encompassing sculpture, film and photography, is engaged with issues of representation and perception, in society and in art. Since 2005, he has been creating figurative sculptures which function as psychological portraits of his imagined subjects– usually male, usually black – whose features are in fact an amalgamation of sources: observed individuals, 'types' represented in the media, and ancient, classical and neo-classical sculptures. Whether full-length bodies or depicted from the neck up, scaled down or up, sculpted or filmed, Price's figures invite the viewer into their minds and into an appreciation of their formal beauty, thereby confronting conventional cultural associations, assumptions and archetypes.