Material | Joe Duggan at Swiss Cottage Gallery, London

Material | Joe Duggan at Swiss Cottage Gallery, London

When

12/08/2021 - 01/10/2021    

Where

Swiss Cottage Gallery
88 Avenue Road, Camden, London, NW3 3HA

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Swiss Cottage Gallery and Camden Council proudly presents a solo exhibition of London based Irish artist Joe Duggan titled Material.

This exhibition will premiere Duggan’s latest body of work and focus on his sculptural practice demonstrating a keen interest in exploring both metaphysical and material qualities.  With an egalitarian approach to materials, Duggan combines recycled and reflective metals with reclaimed wood, cast concrete and moulded plaster to create sculptural constructions through assemblage and juxtaposition.

The structures Duggan has assembled come from multiple references: forms that we encounter through urban/rural architectures; figuration; troupes from art-historical predecessors. These objects and their foundations become metaphors that reveal but also confound any sense of knowing or familiarity.

There is a deliberate joyful ambiguity and elements of humour at play in how we may read the work or in its production. In this body of work Duggan calls into question societal values.

The exhibition is curated by Séamus McCormack.

This exhibition is supported by Embassy of Ireland and Camden Council.

Opening Times:

Mon – Thurs: 10am – 8pm

Fri – Sat: 10am – 5pm

Sun: Closed

 

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