Posted by: outsiderart1 | August 24, 2015

Daniel and Rodney: two perspectives on geometric form

Last week saw the opening of Outside In: Bethlem, which I co-curated with Beth Elliott of the Bethlem Gallery. It was a wonderfully intimate opening with the artist Daniel present, and there are two events to accompany – a talk and a workshop. You can read more about the exhibition here on Kate’s blog.
Do get along to Beckenham to the Bethlem Gallery inside the Museum of the Mind, to see this exhibition.

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This month sees the opening of an Outside In exhibition in collaboration with Bethlem Gallery. Outside In: Bethlem will showcase the work of Daniel and Rodney, who have refined yet differing perspectives on geometric form. The exhibition will run from 19 August – 11 September at Bethlem Gallery, which is situated within the grounds of the Bethlem Royal Hospital in Beckenham, Kent.

Daniel and Rodney were selected for the exhibition by Simon Martin, Artistic Director of Pallant House Gallery, who was drawn to the idea of two artists using drawing within their work, but to different ends. Both Daniel and Rodney use linear marks to create sophisticated images, but whilst Daniel builds up complex mandala-like structures, Rodney pares back all detail to the simplest of forms.

Rodney, Untitled Rodney, Untitled

Daniel’s Metatron works form a series of drawings that all use geometric shapes, lines and vivid colour. With a tightly developed…

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