Gordon Beswick is an artist and filmmaker. He studied fine art at The School of Art at the University of Brighton and is a member of Westland Place Studios in Hoxton, East London.
For the last ten years Gordon has worked as a freelance filmmaker for art galleries and institutions including Tate, Whitechapel Gallery, Guggenheim Museum, South London Gallery, Art Fund and Hauser & Wirth.
Gordon enjoys painting in his studio as often as he can. He also works on collaborative film and art projects with other artists. He regularly collaborates and exhibits with artist Harry Pye.
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James F Johnston (Red hill - Acrylic on paper 24" X 16' 2018)
Born 1966, painter and musician James Johnston is founder member of long standing London group Gallon Drunk, and a former member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Most recently he has recorded and toured with PJ Harvey, during which time he turned to painting - initially in hotel rooms on tour- and then subsequently as a prolific daily studio practice.
'Push the boat out' marks the third exhibition of his paintings and prints. His work also having been featured in Sargasso Arts magazine, on record covers, and upcoming books both as cover art and illustrations.
Above: Kneeling man becoming a dog Acrylic on paper 24" X 16" 2018
Harry Pye – Artist statement.
I studied Fine Art Printmaking at Winchester School of Art. I didn’t start painting till 15 years ago which was around the time I turned 30. Art has been a means of finding out how I feel about people and things. It’s also stopped me feeling bored and lonely and that everything is pointless. My paintings often cheer me up.
Recently I’ve been working on a transcription of a Van Gogh painting called The Painter on the Road to Tarascon. I’m hoping to exhibit a new painting based on the Van Gogh painting and also a very large painting I made in collaboration with Gordon Beswick which is of Chris Packham and is also a part homage to Van Gogh’s Starry Starry Night.
Born 1973, artist and writer Harry Pye is the founder The Rebel magazine. And has curated dozens of exhibitions including; “100 Mothers” and “Viva Pablo”. Recently he was one of the organisers of the “Inside Job” show at Tate Modern.
Harry’s paintings has…