Thursday, 11:39am
10 May 2012

Wanda and Ken

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Graphic Design
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Riverside pictures & mystery photos in the Garlands’ first joint show.

Tomorrow sees the opening of a new joint exhibition by painter Wanda Garland and designer / photographer Ken Garland, who met in London, 60 years ago, at what was then Central School of Arts & Crafts.

It’s the first time they have ever exhibited their work together. Wanda’s show is called ‘Thameside reflexions’, and depicts London’s river between Vauxhall and the Thames Barrier. Ken’s is entitled ‘Looking closer’, a collection of ambiguous photographic displayed without captions.

Top: Wanda Garland, Mudlarks, 2012.
Below: photograph by Ken Garland, 2007.

Ken_Garland_End of Cable_West Pier_Brighton_2007

Wanda_Garland_South Bank I

Above: Wanda Garland: South Bank I, 2012.
Below: photograph by Ken Garland 2007.

Ken_Garland_Sculpture outside Church_Corfe Castle_Dorset_2007

The show will continue at the William Road Gallery, John McAslan + Partners, 7–9 William Rd, London NW1 3ER until 24 May 2012.

More about Ken Garland’s photography on the Eye blog: Alison Bakker’s article ‘Catch them before they vanish’.

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