Trevor BurgessArtist, Project manager, Consultant, Fundraiser, Writer
Concepts For several years I have been making paintings inspired by people's everyday lives in the urban space of the city. Recently I have been working on a series of paintings of people's homes in London, entitled "A Place to Live". The starting point for the pictures was estate agents' adverts in newspapers. a source which furnished me with a topography of images of residential architecture read full statement
|Activities||Practice-based research, Private commissions, Curating, Visual arts consultancy, Fundraising|
|Artforms / type of project||Painting|
|Tags||Painting, urban painting, cities, figurative painting, representation|
News & Events
IN THE CITY, curated by Trevor Burgess
19/09/2014 – 11/10/2014
Lion and Lamb Gallery, 46 Fanshaw St, London N1 6LG 19 Sept-11 Oct
Trevor Burgess, Mark Crofton Bell, Stephen Carter, Aída Rubio González, Marguerite Horner, Matthew Krishanu, Jock McFadyen, Lee Maelzer, Tanmoy Samanta Catalogue essay by Robert Harbison
IN THE CITY, Lion and Lamb Gallery, 46 Fanshaw St, London N1 6LG 19 Sept-11 Oct
I am curating an exhibition of contemporary painters whose work explores experience of living in a city. Includes cities in the UK, US and Canada, Latin America and the Indian subcontinent.
Life in the City
16/05/2014 – 13/06/2014
Free Space Gallery. Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, London NW5 2BX. 16 May -13 June.
Trevor Burgess's paintings of life in the city recover memories of the environment around him. Snapshot images reveal the familiar in scenes of people going about their everyday lives.