For over two decades Hales has been a focal point for artists, collectors and institutional figures alike and has formed an important environment for the development and distribution of artworks and ideas, all of which has consistently attracted worldwide attention.
Founded by Paul Hedge and Paul Maslin over 20 years ago, Hales Gallery opened in 1992 as a contemporary art space in Deptford, South London. In 2004 Hales Gallery moved to the Tea Building, a dynamic and creative hub in London's East End on the border of Shoreditch and the business district. In February 2016 Hales opened a by-appointment office and viewing room in New York’s Lower East side district, which as of September 2017 became the ‘Hales Project Room’, a space dedicated to hosting focused exhibitions that highlight specific artist projects and dialogues. In October 2018, Hales Gallery opened...
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  • Mary Webb: Extended Square, 06 May - 12 June 2021

    Mary Webb

    Extended Square, 2021

    Installation view at Hales, London

    Photograph by Charlie Littlewood

    Mary Webb: Extended Square

    06 May - 12 June 2021
    Hales is delighted to announce Extended Square, a solo exhibition of historic works by Mary Webb. Her second solo show with the gallery features paintings made between 1969 and the mid-1970s. Mary Webb (b. 1939, London, lives and works in Suffolk, UK) is a British artist who paints in a modernist tradition, employing geometry to create a new vision of the world. Webb has dedicated her practice, spanning almost six decades, to the exploration of formal abstraction through painting, printmaking and collage. She studied at Newcastle University on the infamous Fine Art 'Basic' course run by Richard Hamilton and Victor Pasmore, before completing her postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art in 1964. Extended Square marks a prolific period for the artist who, at the time, had just begun teaching at Norwich School of Art - she would paint in her studio at the art school as well as at her...