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Structured Through Movement

02 - 13 October
Opening Hours: 

12:00pm - 5:00pm

1 Paved Court, Richmond, TW9 1LZ
Event Description: 

Following the success of their 2018 exhibition, Simon and Guillaume Klein are returning to the architect-designed interior of One Paved Court with their latest show, Structured Through Movement.

Their work explores the relationships between the manipulation of materials to foster a sense of movement between figures and objects. Whether between the multiple layers of paint on a flat canvas portraying two figures embedded in embrace, or a composite of industrial materials, heated and moulded into abstract forms, this exhibition invites its viewers to contemplate the processes that inform Simon and Guillaume’s works.

Simon Klein lives and paints in Richmond, Greater London. He graduated from the Slade School of Art with a B.A. hons in 1982, and in 1997, gained a M.A. in Contemporary Fine Art Practice at Kingston University. Throughout his career Simon has been a prolific painter and has exhibited regularly. In 2017, his self-portrait was bought for the Ruth Borchard’s Permanent Collection and he exhibited at the Jacqueline du Pré Music building St Hilda’s College, Oxford, in July 2018. Last year, his work was shortlisted for the Chaiya Art Awards, Oxo Tower London, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and the Pastel Society at the Mall Galleries London.

Guillaume Klein graduated from Hereford College of Arts with a B.A. in Artist Blacksmithing in 2015 and has since had his work has been exhibited in New Designers Business Design Center, Islington, 100% Design, Kensington Olympia, and Tangled in The Brambles Centre for Recent Drawing, Islington. In 2019 he graduated from the University of Gothenberg, Sweden, with a M.A. in Applied Arts and Design (Metal Art) and has recently received the Eric Ericsons Stiffelse’s award.