A Natural Selection

01 May 2019 - 29 May 2019

A Natural Selection brings together an international line-up of artists specialising in sculpture, ceramics or metalwork who interpret and express the natural world around them in different ways. The work is connected by subject and the outcome delicate and sublime; A Natural Selection is a deliberate, monochromatic tone poem. Every work speaks of the preservation of time; a history of still life or nature morte, naturalism and hyper-realism from either Western or Eastern traditions of painting, horticultural obsession or decorative art history.

Exploring the relationship between the artist, material and expression, A Natural Selection includes artists from the East who have received art education in the West, and artists from the West who perhaps owe much to the influence of Asia. This exhibition exemplifies a continuing fascination for the natural world and contemporary still life.

Exhibiting artists include: Mary Bourne, Hitomi Hosono, Françoise Joris, Takuya Kamiyama, Angus McFadyen, Theresa Nguyen, Katie Spragg, Kaori Tatebayashi and Peter Ting.

A publication was created to coincide with this exhibition. You can purchase a copy here.

  • Small Nadeshiko and Michikusa Bowl View details
    Small Nadeshiko and Michikusa Bowl
    Hitomi Hosono

    Small Nadeshiko and Michikusa Bowl

    2019
    moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain with an interior of dancing sprigs
    H:10.5cm D:16.5cm
    £4,400
    Photograph: courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, London
  • Very Small Round Wisteria Box View details
    Very Small Round Wisteria Box
    Hitomi Hosono

    Very Small Round Wisteria Box

    2018
    moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain with yellow gold leaf interior
    H:7cm D:8cm
    £985
    Photograph: courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, London
  • Very Small Black Wisteria Box View details
    Very Small Black Wisteria Box
    Hitomi Hosono

    Very Small Black Wisteria Box

    2015
    moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain with red gold leaf interior
    H:10cm D:6.5cm
    £1,135
    Photograph: courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, London
  • Sea Urchin III Vase View details
    Sea Urchin III Vase
    Takuya Kamiyama

    Sea Urchin III Vase

    2019
    Fine silver
    H:15cm W:11.5cm D:11.5cm
    £5,280
    Photograph: Simon B. Armitt
  • Soil Beaker View details
    Soil Beaker
    Takuya Kamiyama

    Soil Beaker

    2018
    Fine silver
    H:6cm W:6.5cm D:6.5cm
    £1,440
    Photograph: Simon B. Armitt
  • Dancing in the Wind III View details
    Dancing in the Wind III
    Theresa Nguyen

    Dancing in the Wind III

    2015
    sterling silver, britannia silver, fine silver
    H:30cm W:26cm D:13cm
    £4,200
    Photograph: Claire Cleaver
  • Enamelled Silver Autumn Leaves View details
    Enamelled Silver Autumn Leaves
    Theresa Nguyen

    Enamelled Silver Autumn Leaves

    2014
    britannia silver, enamelling by Jane Short
    H:6cm W:10cm D:5cm
    £1,800 each (right sold)
    Photograph: Claire Cleaver
  • Selection of Small Silver Oak Leaves View details
    Selection of Small Silver Oak Leaves
    Theresa Nguyen

    Selection of Small Silver Oak Leaves

    2015
    Britannia silver
    H:2-4cm W:6-7cm L:8-12.5cm
    £800 - £1,100

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