Hernan Bas: Memphis Living

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Painting

Victoria Miro

Until Sat May 31

  • Free

Hernan Bas, 'Memphis Living (tea glove after General Idea)', 2014 © the artist

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Curated London

The title of this exhibition comes from the influential but short-lived Memphis Group, a movement founded in Milan by designer Ettore Sottsass. During his childhood in the 1980s, the Florida-born artist Bas was inspired by the Milan Group's work. The look the group codified, which Bas has now drawn upon, features a strong colour palette, bold line and a little humour. All of these works feature a handsome young man in a range of settings, some more surreal than others. The result is rather lovely.


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