Exhibition: Scape – View Art Gallery, Bristol

View Gallery

View Gallery

View Art Gallery is one of the largest independent galleries in the South-West, situated in one of Bristol’s affluent districts and just a short walk from the city centre. The Gallery space itself is clean and adaptable comprising of two floors showcasing local artists work. Current exhibition ‘Scape’ presents landscapes and cityscapes from across the world, allowing each artist to put their personal stamp on what ‘scape’ means to them. Andrew Price, 'Twilight Osaka', acrylic on board Andrew Price’s contributions are cityscapes stimulated from Japanese urbanisation; technically detailed and large in scale his paintings offer a state of frenzy. At the other end of the spectrum Simon Ledson has produced calm yet atmospheric landscapes capturing nature at its best. Ian Jacob’s work has 3-D components, enforced with bright abstract shapes exploring what a landscape can be. Another artist who explores abstraction and colour is Andrew Munoz, his paintings consisting of both city and landscape in a daringly tragic, but also comical style. Opposed to this is Thomas Dowdeswell, who boldly explores the mechanical city shapes using constructivism. Simon Ledson, oil on linen‘Scape’ has managed to successfully showcase a wide variety of artists’ work in urban and suburban states. Evoking the viewer’s mind to enjoy both pleasingly calm or disturbingly brilliant collections. Other artists on show include Simon Averill, Vivienne Baker, Kristian Fletcher and Glenn Ibbitson. The exhibition runs until 27th April, 11am-6pm Wednesday-Saturday and 12am-4pm Sunday. Find out more on the View Gallery website. Words by Clare Austin Photos by Conal Dougan

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