WILLIAM EDMONSON ETC. [MASTERPIECE]
Royal Hospital, Chelsea Embankment, London
28.06.2022 > 06.07.2022
Opening this week at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, The Gallery of Everything presents its inaugural exhibition at Masterpiece London.
The acclaimed fair of art, antiquities and design offers a new context for The Gallery of Everything, which has curated a salon of artists, artworks and objects from the alternative histories of art and culture.
Featured artists include:
William Edmondson: the first African American artist to be exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
John Miles of Northleach: the Gloucestershire artist whose biblical masterwork is The Naming of the Animals.
George Ohr: the turn-of-the-century Mississippi potter, now considered a pioneer of three-dimensional abstraction.
Josef Karl Rädler: the Viennese porcelain painter who documented his life in an astonishing diary of text and visual.
Janet Sobel: the Ukrainian artist who explored folkloric themes and inspired Jackson Pollock with her innovative technique of dripping paint onto canvas from above.
Scottie Wilson: the notorious and ubiquitous doodler who rose to fame through his associations with ELT Messens.
Anna Zemánková: the self-taught Czech artist who drew, shaded and stitched a spiritualist botany into being.
Aloys Zötl: the home-schooled illustrator whose lifetime bestiary was celebrated by André Breton and the surrealists.
Additional artworks include:
Pages from The Book of Miracles, a visionary 16th century illuminated manuscript (and published in 2018 by Taschen).
A pair of painted shoetrees by pop artist Sir Peter Blake, originally shown as part of his cult 1950’s work, The Locker.
A rediscovered master painting depicting the ancestors of Jesus rising in a tree from the body of the father of King David.
For artists and works for sale, please contact the gallery.