Art

Snail Trail

Date: Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 - Monday Jul 31, 2017
Venue: The Greenbank
Artists
Ben Pollock, Ben J.P., Tapper, Ben J. Pollock

“Following his Francophile foray, tall-standing Easton stalwart Ben J. Pollock aka Tapper returns to his home turf to present this showcase of new work, including a selection of recent paintings created in Marseille.

Snail Trail exposes Pollock’s delicate underbelly to the razor-sharp edge that delineates high and low culture. In his typical pop-surrealist style, Pollock pushes a carapace of collage and paint that rides on a smooth and shiny body of underlying passion and sensual scenography” – Fraisia Dunn

“Pollock’s art usually consists of him ‘trying to be clever’; it is figurative, playing with reality using humour and depth. He is shy but his work is often the opposite: big; bright; pop; weird  – often involving the subversion of popular themes. Most work is acrylic painting on board but he regularly moves into sculpture and plays with the space between the two.”

For more info, visit www.flickr.com/photos/tapperart

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By steve wright, Thursday Jul 6, 2017

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