Conrad Armstrong

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Joined Artfinder: Feb. 2016

Artworks for sale: 4

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United Kingdom

About Conrad Armstrong

 
 
  • Biography

    Born Lambeth, London (1989).
    Mentored by Maggi Hambling CBE (2007 - present).

    Exhibitions
    - INSIDE OUT Curated by Gavin Turk & Anna Maloney, Here East, London (2017)
    - ECHO CHAMBER, Shotgun Gallery, London (2017)
    - TENSION, Saatchi Gallery, London (2016)
    - SHADOWS, Resort Studios, Margate (2016)
    - Shadow Progress, Unit G Gallery, Hackney (2016)
    - INTO THE FOREST, Kachette, Old Street (2015)
    - City & Field, Shoreditch Studios, Shoreditch (2012) 
    - Heard & Field, Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh (2011)
    - Ghost Bike, Platform One Gallery, Wandsworth (2007)

    "The progress of an artist in a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality" (T.S. Eliot)

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    Event: TENSION

    Dates: Sept. 15, 2016 - Sept. 18, 2016

    Venue: Saatchi Gallery, London

    Conrad showed a series of paintings and sculptures responding to the theme of Tension at The Saatchi Gallery in London. The exhibition was part of START Art Fair.

    Event: SHADOWPROGRESS

    Dates: May 5, 2016 - May 26, 2016

    Venue: Unit G Gallery, London

    #SHADOWPROGRESS is the first public installment from a major new body of work - PROGRESS - from multidisciplinary London artist Conrad Armstrong. After his hugely successful 2015 London solo exhibition INTO THE FOREST, Conrad begun a contemplative journey back towards the transient city of his birth to face the shadows within himself and his environment which has led him back for the first time in years to a serious exploration of Oil Paints as a medium. The show will also include new sculptural, video, sound, installation, written and drawn works of a very personal nature as Armstrong asks the questions to his audience and himself "what is 'Progress' when the rocking horse is in constant motion but makes no progress", why do we as a people seem to have such a polarized vision of progress, has the cult of capitalism entered its final stages of metamorphosis, how has the dramatic rate of change and 'development' within London physically and culturally affected the outlook of the city an

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There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: TENSION

Dates: Sept. 15, 2016 - Sept. 18, 2016

Venue: Saatchi Gallery, London

Conrad showed a series of paintings and sculptures responding to the theme of Tension at The Saatchi Gallery in London. The exhibition was part of START Art Fair.

Event: SHADOWPROGRESS

Dates: May 5, 2016 - May 26, 2016

Venue: Unit G Gallery, London

#SHADOWPROGRESS is the first public installment from a major new body of work - PROGRESS - from multidisciplinary London artist Conrad Armstrong. After his hugely successful 2015 London solo exhibition INTO THE FOREST, Conrad begun a contemplative journey back towards the transient city of his birth to face the shadows within himself and his environment which has led him back for the first time in years to a serious exploration of Oil Paints as a medium. The show will also include new sculptural, video, sound, installation, written and drawn works of a very personal nature as Armstrong asks the questions to his audience and himself "what is 'Progress' when the rocking horse is in constant motion but makes no progress", why do we as a people seem to have such a polarized vision of progress, has the cult of capitalism entered its final stages of metamorphosis, how has the dramatic rate of change and 'development' within London physically and culturally affected the outlook of the city an


 

Biography

Born Lambeth, London (1989).
Mentored by Maggi Hambling CBE (2007 - present).

Exhibitions
- INSIDE OUT Curated by Gavin Turk & Anna Maloney, Here East, London (2017)
- ECHO CHAMBER, Shotgun Gallery, London (2017)
- TENSION, Saatchi Gallery, London (2016)
- SHADOWS, Resort Studios, Margate (2016)
- Shadow Progress, Unit G Gallery, Hackney (2016)
- INTO THE FOREST, Kachette, Old Street (2015)
- City & Field, Shoreditch Studios, Shoreditch (2012) 
- Heard & Field, Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh (2011)
- Ghost Bike, Platform One Gallery, Wandsworth (2007)

"The progress of an artist in a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality" (T.S. Eliot)

 
 
 
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