8 November 2009
Geneviève Gauckler’s colourful character reference at Kemistry
Paris-based illustrator Geneviève Gauckler has a new exhibition of her work at London’s Kemistry Gallery, writes Sara Martin. We went along to view the work on the opening night (5 November), and there was quite a turn-out:
Gauckler has a big following of young designers and illustrators.
For this show, ‘Digitally Isolated’, Gauckler has focused completely on the quirky characters she has become known for. and I was surprised how much she had simplified things, with strong, bright colour and playful shapes.
Gauckler says she is ‘not really connected with the art world,’ and that her work is closer to illustration and decoration. However this exhibition was closer to a personal art project than her other work.
All the work – a mixture of screen prints and paintings – was available to buy, either as limited-edition prints, or one-off original work.
‘Digitally Isolated’continues until 19 December 2009.