London based painter Tristan Barlow is in a two person show with Dutch-born photographer Hans Neleman at Anita Rogers in Soho. Both artists explore processes of accumulation and excavation of cultural imagery and sensual physical substance. Barlow employs layers of marks and shapes that gel into luscious intuitive abstractions that convey a dynamic sense of place. Neleman constructs framed assemblages with great attention to the nuances of mystery and meaning latent in his time-worn found materials and images.
- STEVEN ALEXANDER