All Visual Arts 7th September - 4th October 2012
"Wolfe von Lenkiewicz has transformed Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights into a post-historic, trans-cultural manuscript. At first glance von Lenkiewicz’s work appears to be a faithful reproduction of the original, but on closer inspection it is ‘contaminated’ with imagery from a wide range of historical and contemporary sources, both art historical and pop cultural. Diverse and contradictory images have been smuggled into the already dense and multilayered scene; from a screaming head by Bacon to clusters of brightly coloured Pokémon characters. They share the space of a painted universe but are unknowing of each other’s existence.
From the essay Another False World: Conjuring the Imaginary in the Work of Wolfe von Lenkiewicz by Richard Dyer
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All Visual Arts 2 Omega Place London N1 9DR
Opening Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10- 6pm