Sunday, 1 September 2019

30 years of collaborations between Harry Pye and Rowland Smith

Above: 'You Know More Than I Know' painted by Harry Pye and Rowland Smith (2019)
Above: Rowland Smith, Summer, 2019
Above: Harry Pye, Summer, 2019
Above: Harry and Rowland doing their first painting together in the Summer of 1989
The most recent painting made by Harry and Rowland is inspired by Saraswati (The Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom, and learning. She is a part of the trinity (Tridevi) of Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Parvati.) Pye and Smith have been collaborating on paintings for three decades. Here are 5 favourites...
1) Let's Get It On
2) Whose Go Is It?
3) Weird Nightmare
4) The Angel of Death
5) Dial P for Pablo
A plethora of Pye/Smith paintings appear in a group show called, 'You Know More Than I Know'.
The opening party for, 'You Know More Than I Know' is on Wednesday the 11th Sept from 6pm till 9pm. On Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th the gallery is open from 10:30am till 6:30pm. On Sat the 15th and Sunday the 16th the gallery is open from 11am till 5pm. The Art Academy used to be Newington Library The address is: 155 Walworth Road S.E 17 1RS It's 5 minutes from Elephant & Castle tube.

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