Sunday, 10:56am
8 November 2009

Come together

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.

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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.
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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.

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All the work – a mixture of screen prints and paintings – was available to buy, either as limited-edition prints, or one-off original work.
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Digitally Isolated’continues until 19 December 2009.

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