International Modern and Contemporary Gallery in London, Hong Kong and Palm Beach
In 2004, Ben Brown Fine Arts opened its first location in the heart of Mayfair, London. The gallery quickly established itself on the international art scene with exhibitions of long-term gallery artists Candida Höfer, Tony Bevan, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, and Heinz Mack, amongst others, as well as momentous exhibitions of 20th century masters including Lucio Fontana, Alighiero Boetti and Gerhard Richter. In 2009, Ben Brown Fine Arts opened an exhibition space in Hong Kong, becoming the first international gallery to move to the city that would soon become a major international art hub. In Hong Kong, the gallery introduced...
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  • Ena Swansea: green light, 13 May – 30 July 2021

    Ena Swansea
    area code 2019, 2019
    Oil and acrylic on linen
    274.3 x 208.3 cm

    108 x 82 in

    Ena Swansea: green light

    13 May – 30 July 2021
    Ben Brown Fine Arts presents green light , it is the gallery’s third solo exhibition of American artist Ena Swansea and their first solo exhibition since lockdown. The title green light implies the chance to at last put one's foot on the gas, after being stopped and daydreaming outside of ‘clock time’, not knowing what day it is. Swansea's new series is representative of her decontextualised and timeless style, directing attention back to painting itself. green light features recent large-scale canvases exploring motifs that recur within Swansea's practice, including snow, sea and the urban landscape, all bordering on abstraction and demonstrating the artist's ingenuity with the painted surface. The brilliant and the muted colours of cinema, the velvet blacks, have stayed with Swansea's work since film school. These complex, layered paintings often collapse the subtle greys found in film into a dense and impenetrable dark field. Suspended in...