Hyper-Colour-Pop-Culture

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29. Darren John

Parallax 02

Estimate: £1,100 - 1,700

Hyper-Colour-Pop-Culture - Lot 29, Darren John, Parallax 02

Signed and dated (on the reverse)
Acrylic and gloss paint on linen canvas
80 x 80 x 4 cm.
Painted in 2017

Using his own branded paint, applied from a bottle and poured directly onto the surface, Darren John is able to create energetic and fluid lines across the canvas that mimic his outdoor murals and urban art. 

The London based artist, Darren John is best known for using vibrant imagery that is universally recognisable and impossible to ignore. His work takes the imagination itself as subject matter with a view to revive and celebrate the infinite joys of an unchained imagination. He uses the bright colours and forms of childhood creativity to produce windows for playful exploration.

Accolades
Darren John is a collector, curator and mentor. His artwork has been exhibited extensively across the UK with solo exhibitions at: Proof Gallery, London; Upstairs Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent; Boxpark, London; as well as the Moniker Art Fair (2016) and Clerkenwell Design Week (2017).

His work has been included in the group exhibitions Save Your Selves, Stour Space, London (2016); Pick Me Up, Somerset House, London (2016); California Soul, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2015); Stay Sharp, Station, Denver (2015); Interior Exterior, Square & Friends, Queensland (2015); and Ich Bin In Berlin, Urban Spree, Berlin (2014).

Hyper-Colour-Pop-Culture - Lot 29, Darren John, Parallax 02

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Alon Zakaim Fine Art, W1S 4LD