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Barnaby Whitfield at Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen

Posted in Erotica, Exhibitions / Openings / Signings, Eyecandy by Suzanne on June 4th, 2011 | BBC Wikipedia

Little Deaths All The Same (the artist as an expiring Red Winged Blackbird) by Barnaby Whitfield, pastel on paper, 2011 - click to enlarge

Barnaby Whitfield - the uncrowned king of waxy luminosity and great pastel maestro of blue-greyish cholera skin tones - is currently exhibiting new works at Gallery Poulsen's Before Summer group show in Copenhagen.

I've always been particularly fond of his self-portraits as he's got such unique and charismatic features, so I do envy you Danish folks for getting a chance to see Little Deaths All The Same (above) in person - not just for the troubled waters in the background that would make a Théodore Géricault go green with envy.

I'm not sure That Wretched Glow (below) will be on show, so it's just to give you an idea of what else Barnaby has been working on this year.

All details below.

That Wretched Glow by Barnaby Whitfield, pastel on paper, 2011 - click to enlarge

On show: May 27 - Jun 11, 2011

Address: Gallery Poulsen Contemporary Fine Arts, Flæsketorvet 24, Den hvide Kødby, 1711 København V., Denmark, tel: +45 4015 5588 / +45 3333 9396, email: info@gallerypoulsen.com

Gallery hours: Tue - Fri: 12 - 5.30 PM, Sat: 11 AM - 3 PM, or by appointment

Press release

Artist's website

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    NFA Trust says:

    Some of the most interesting paintings and photos are self-portraits.

    June 14th, 2013 at 7:17 am

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