With a nod towards the romantic, Rouy charts a course of translucent strokes and declarations of ambiguity in gender, race and technology.
George Rouy (b. 1994) resides and works in London. He recieved his BFA from Camberwell College of Arts in 2015. Rouy has had solo exhibitions in New York, London, Copenhagen, and Berlin.
Rouy's paintings engage the body so that amorphous shapes reveal abstract human forms. Throughout his work, ambiguity supports his investigations of historic portraiture in conversation with contemporary sociocultural attributes. The result is amorphous shapes the slowly reveal abstract human forms.
Rested10 Nov 2021 - 31 Jan 2022Nicola Vassell Gallery is pleased to present Rested, a group exhibition exploring the body in varying degrees of ease, rest or inactivity. On view Nov 10 - Jan 8, Rested brings together work by Benny Andrews, Marlene Dumas, Chase Hall, Wangari Mathenge, Kayode Ojo, Frida Orupabo, George Rouy, Ming Smith,...