WILD Exhibition at Box Galleries – Fated & Fabled

WILD Exhibition at Box Galleries

go Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of meeting with Emma Moir, the founder of Box Galleries at 402 King’s Road. Emma is dedicated to providing a platform for emerging artists and critically acclaimed investment artists. Along with having been chosen to exhibit artwork by some of the biggest names in the art world such as Damien Hirst, Russell Young, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, Emma is proud to have art critics and collectors from around the world turning to her to see the latest emerging talent.

http://havanatranquility.com/daeso/3571 I was shown around some of the exquisite pieces on show as part of the WILD exhibition and having initially seen some of the pieces digitally, it served as a fitting reminder that the only way to truly view this art is in person. In particular, with the theme of wildlife, standing in front of some of these majestic pieces really draws you into the scene in what can be quite a hypnotic way.

Tastylia Online Without Prescription This was particularly true for the work of Cabtography, an artist who I was fascinated to discover spent six months each year on safari in South Africa, getting up close and personal with his animal subjects to capture them in the most natural of ways.

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köpa kamagra apoteket The name Cabtography is derived both from his childhood nickname and his unique way of titling his paintings, whereby the geographical coordinates of the scene captured are inserted into the canvas. I find that some of most captivating art really captures special moments in time and whilst I can scarcely imagine the immensity of the challenge in capturing wild moving subjects, the insertion of these coordinates really serves as a fitting momento to places that are clearly revered by the artist. I mean, anyone who spends six months in these types of environments must develop a real affinity and love for their surroundings.

https://dunkl.co.at/deposti/10133 Cheetah’s Gaze // Cabtography

site rencontre pour cycliste What really pops out is the ability of this artist to translate his knowledge of the environment and subjects in terms of movement and texture. It’s difficult to describe exactly how this is achieved but seeing it up close, it’s absolutely stunning.

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The other work that really stood out to me was that Sylvie Blum, showcasing nude models walking with supreme confidence alongside lions and tigers. Now, I know people might think it’s quite obvious why I was drawn to this particular work, but quite honestly, I was amazed with how at one the models seemed to be with these wild animals.

Photogaphy // Sylvie Blum

It could be the simple nudity, stripping them bare and exposing them at their most vulnerable, or it could be the simple fact that they are walking with bloody lions and tigers! Whatever it was, the composition of a scene that to my eye, placed both humans and animals as respectful equals in a beautifully barren setting, was nothing short of magical.

Photography // Slyvie Blum

I’ve seen some incredible models work on set and the best of them harmonise with their surroundings with an effortless ease, however I can’t even imagine the anxiety they must have been feeling in these particular photos! So many elements would have had to come together perfectly to capture such an exquisite moment in time and I can only applaud this.

Emma further explained to me that with one of the photos where a model was captured with a cheetah, both model and animal had to spend a day getting used to one another to build a relationship. The authenticity that flows through these photos is a testament to just how much work can go into capturing that one perfect moment. A real sense of trust and reverence is conveyed between the models and the animals and if this was a fairy tale, I would assume that this was the start of a beautiful friendship between the subjects!

Photography // Sylvie Blum

Emma also asked me if I had noticed the piece (above) that adorned the front window of the gallery and quite ashamedly, I answered no. I was then directed to the front where I saw the most majestic of the photos. Emma further explained that there had been a few complaints about this work of art being showcased at the front of the gallery, partly due to the close proximity of a school, leading to some school children having walked past and having a little snigger to themselves. I asked Emma how she felt about the complaints and she said that it didn’t bother her and that there was no way she would be taking it down due a complaint. Now in this world of over-censorship, that was such a refreshing answer! Maybe such a photo would draw some innocent laughs from children pointing to the nudity, however I then learned that someone (an adult) had articulated their disapproval at the presentation of the expertly maintained pubic hair. Sorry but are we existing on the same level of reality here? Is it really possible that pubic hair could offend someone? Can we please stop being so repressed and just accept art and the human body as it is? That is to say, subjects and representations that are immensely variable and utterly natural. This work is hardly pornographic, so my indirect plea to such people would be to grow up, or actually to just grow-down and look through some innocent eyes. Most of us were birthed out of vaginas and have seen at least another since, so I’m pretty sure a little pubic hair couldn’t hurt us.

Emma also explained to me a little more about the gallery’s services and I learned that the gallery is also running one of London’s only ‘Home Approval Service’ for the collections. The service run by the gallery founder gives recommendations on artwork which will fit within the space from the lightness of the room to the colour schemes. Emma would then bring a selection of pieces and a professional hanger who would advise on the best positioning for the work to be hung. The artwork is then on trial for the potential owner to decide if they want to buy before purchasing. This seems to me a great way of assessing the relative merits of a piece, particularly when you consider that works of art take on a life of their own when viewed in different places. This also displays the great commitment that Emma and her gallery make to the collector, the artist and the work of art itself, looking to ensure the perfect placement at all times.

The Flock // Cabtography

Walking around the gallery with Emma, I noticed that there was an underlying thread connecting the works of art, although I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. The most obvious connection was that of wildlife but there was something more; perhaps it was the sense of texture and movement that came through or perhaps it was the sense of connection conveyed between the artist and the wild subjects. Whatever it was, it certainly works and credit has to be given to Emma for sourcing such pieces that connect on several levels in the exhibition as a whole. When I asked Emma whether there was a certain type of artist that she looked for, or even a certain type of artwork, she replied that this was not necessarily the case and that more often than not, it was based on an inner knowing and a certain intuition that she herself could not place, allowing her to view pieces and pretty much know immediately whether it had a place in her gallery. This vision was perfectly tangible from my experience at Box Galleries and I can’t wait to head down there again for the next exhibition!

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Below are some of the other pieces that caught my eye at the exhibition!

The Elephants // Cabtography

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