New text by Paul Carey-Kent

referencing a selection of figurative works created in Moscow 2014 at the now infamous ‘Red October’ studio;  A selection of unseen studio proofs will be exhibited alongside new abstract works at the exhibition ‘All icons are false’ opening 18th May. 23 Grafton Street, Mayfair, London, W1.

The most impressive technical feat is how clear and light the figures appear to be against blackness, generating a saintly aura. That dramatic and moral use of light is characteristic of Caravaggio.’