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Darren James MacPherson

Darren James MacPherson

University of the Arts London (MA Painting , 2019)

Darren MacPherson’s paintings make use of strong and bold colour, shape and mood. Working with acrylic and spray paint gives MacPherson’s art the sense of immediacy and impact that comes with graffiti. His paintings are a postmodern mash-up of street art, cartoons, and the inversion of iconic cultural branding.

His work recalls personal territories that range from his city environment to his family history. Indian, Japanese and urban influences are prominent, along with intricate tattoo like motifs. Loose brushwork and layering inform his constant hunt for the perfect expression of a character.

42 × 30 × 0.2 cm
  • £125.00
42 × 30 × 0.2 cm
  • £125.00
42 × 30 × 0.01 cm
  • £125.00

Exhibitions

Exhibition History Solo Shows June – Aug 2013 The Office Group Space, London September 2012 Conception Part Two, Canvas gallery, Belfast June 2012 Conception Part One, Stringer Gallery, London Selected Group  Shows October 2013 Purling London collaboration – Harrods, London July 2013 ‘People’ – Bankside Gallery, London May 2013 Grand Designs Live, London March 2013 Lemon Art Gallery, New Artists Fair, London February 2013 ‘Young Masters’ – Curious Duke Gallery, London November 2012 The Other Art Fair, London October 2012 Affordable Art Fair, London May 2012 ARTHAUS - Degree Art Gallery, London February 2012 3x3 Show, Cultivate Gallery, Vyner St., London January 2012 The Fabelist 'Imprint' Festival, Serpentine Gallery Centre for Possible Studies, London December 2011 London Calling, Orange County Centre for Contemporary Art, California, USA December 2011 The National Open Art Exhibition, Chichester November 2011 The Other Art Fair, London October 2011 Red Show, Cultivate Gallery, Vyner St., London September 2011 FLAGSTOP, Los Angeles, USA May 2011 St Thomas Lupus Trust Charity Auction/Group Show, London April 2011 Art Below - Art on the London Underground March 2011 Debut Contemporary Gallery, London  

Awards

Artist of The Day Saatchi Art Winner Fri, 10/10/2014
Ten Artists To Watch Degree Art Winner Wed, 01/01/2014
Rise Art Top 10 Artist (The Other Art Fair) Best in Show Rise Art Winner Thu, 11/22/2012

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