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Don’t be Afraid…

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The Very first collaboration by Mr & Mrs Newman! My brilliant wife and artist Nita Newman Don’t be afraid is a homage to the Universal Frankenstein movies, silent movies and Tableau vivante.  Part of Collaborasaurus curated by Alex Billingham at Vivid on Fri 2nd Nov. Other performances by: Emily Scarrott & Tom Kilby, Marcud Keating & Friends, David Checkley & Aleksandere Wojtulewicz. We were delighted and challenged to take part.  Hope it didn’t creep y’all out…

Photos by Sanna Javid & Vicky Rodin

English Gothic talk & installation views

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Thanks to all who came to the talk from a suitcase on Jan 31st 2018 at Artefact on and for the conversations afterwards.

English Gothic Opening night

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Friday 12th January 2018 7.30 -9.30 pm

Thankyou  from Artefact to everyone who came along to English Gothic Show tonight. It was a wonderful way to begin 2018.

Artist talk about English Gothic and my work in general; Friday 31st January 7 pm

 

English Gothic in Strichley

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Artefact is very proud to present our first show of 2018: English Gothic. PV Fri 12th Jan 7.30 – 10 pm

English Gothic is a new series of paintings by Birmingham based artist Paul Newman. The works imaginatively combine motifs and reference points from 18th & 19th-century landscapes with 20th-century industry, architecture and Gothic horror. These references create a tableau, the figurative elements become props in a stage, a landscape in flux.

The imagery is heavily biographical drawing from various memories throughout Newman’s life. Newman’s fathers white Ford Escort van, the Salisbury wing in the national gallery, rural walks. The work may generate political and cultural themes around relics of heritage and urban/rural environment.

Doors open from 7.30pm until 10.30pm. English Gothic by Paul Newman will be on show until Saturday 3rd February. Child-friendly

Open Wednesday and Saturday 11am -5pm  Thursday and Friday 11am – 10pm * Closed at 6pm on the First Friday of the month for the taxi to Digbeth First Friday  1464 Pershore Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2NT We are wonderful mix of poetry, art, home-made cakes and coffee in Stirchley, Birmingham.

Fly Posting

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Super fly pin up advertising venue 4 of Contemporary Masters From Britain: 80 British Painters of the 21st Century
Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, Tianjin, China
1 Dec – 10 Jan 2018
David Ainley, Iain Andrews, Amanda Ansell, Louis Appleby, Richard Baker, Karl Bielik, Claudia Böse, Day Bowman, John Brennan, Julian Brown, Simon Burton, Marco Cali, Ruth Calland, Emma Cameron, Simon Carter, Jules Clarke, Ben Cove, Lucy Cox, Andrew Crane, Pen Dalton, Jeffrey Dennis, Lisa Denyer, Sam Douglas, Annabel Dover, Natalie Dowse, Fiona Eastwood, Nathan Eastwood, Wendy Elia, Geraint Evans, Lucian Freud, Paul Galyer, Pippa Gatty, Terry Greene, Susan Gunn, Susie Hamilton, Alex Hanna, David Hockney, Marguerite Horner, Barbara Howey, Phil Illingworth, Linda Ingham, Matthew Krishanu, Bryan Lavelle, Laura Leahy, Andrew Litten, Cathy Lomax, Clementine McGaw, Paula MacArthur, Lee Maelzer, David Manley, Enzo Marra, Monica Metsers, Nicholas Middleton, Andrew Munoz, Keith Murdoch, Paul Newman, Stephen Newton, Gideon Pain, Andrew Parkinson, Mandy Payne, Charley Peters, Ruth Philo, Barbara Pierson, Alison Pilkington, Robert Priseman, Freya Purdue, Greg Rook, Katherine Russell, Wendy Saunders, Stephen Snoddy, David Sullivan, Harvey Taylor, Ehryn Torrell, Delia Tournay-Godfrey, Judith Tucker, Julie Umerle , Mary Webb, Rhonda Whitehead, Sean Williams, Fionn Wilson
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Contemporary British Painting panel discussion

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Friday 17th Nov at the Crypt Marlybone. Contemporary British Painting panel discussion for Testcard P exhibition.

Featuring on the panel; Alex Harna, Ehryn Torrell, Marguerite Horner and Paul Newman. Chaired by Marco Cali

Exhibition on until 11th January 2018

Testcard P curated by Marco Cali

Iain Andrews, Amanda Ansell, Louis Appleby, Richard Baker, Karl Bielik, Day Bowman, Marco Calí, Ruth Calland, Lucy Cox, Pen Dalton, Natalie Dowse, Fiona Eastwood, Pippa Gatty, Susan Gunn, Susie Hamilton, Alex Hanna, Marguerite Horner, Barbara Howey, Phil Illingworth, Matthew Krishanu, Bryan Lavelle, Andrew Litten, Cathy Lomax, Paula MacArthur, Enzo Marra, Keith Murdoch, Cara Nahaul, Paul Newman, Gideon Pain, Ruth Philo, Barbara Peirson, Narbi Price, Freya Purdue, Katherine Russell, Wendy Saunders, Stephen Snoddy, David Sullivan, Harvey Taylor, Ehryn Torrell, Fionn Wilson, Sean Williams.

Saturday 30th September 2017 to Thursday 11th January 2018 

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm*

The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LT

Contemporary British Painting

English Gothic in The Future

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Here are the installation shots of my fledgling English Gothic series currently on show at The CET (Coventry Evening Telegraph) building in The Future exhibition at the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art until Oct 22nd 2017.

Real Fabrications at Stryx

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An exhilarating night of live performances; Real Fabrications at Stryx on Friday 6th Oct. Part of Fierce festival.

Featuring the compelling performances by Alex Billingham, Eothen Stearn & Arma Agharta

I’m delighted to have curated to show with Stryx.

In conjunction with Fierce Festival Stryx presents three performance artists based in Holland, Lithuania and United Kingdom who have cultivated their own unique rituals and idiosyncratic belief systems. Within the current climate of tribalism, separation, and borders, their aesthetic role play taps into universal contradictions of restriction and choice, collective and individual patterns of behaviour. Curated by Paul Newman

Contemporary Masters from Britain at the Artall Gallery Nanjing

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The second venue of the Contemporary Masters from Britain touring show is now on at the Artall Gallery Nanjing from 10-27 Oct. Touring my Brundle Fly II

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Test Card P at the Crypt

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Cut from Little Monsters show my little beast Devils Island is now on view at the latest Contemporary British Painting show

Testcard P curated by Marco Cali

 

Iain Andrews, Amanda Ansell, Louis Appleby, Richard Baker, Karl Bielik, Day Bowman, Marco Calí, Ruth Calland, Lucy Cox, Pen Dalton, Natalie Dowse, Fiona Eastwood, Pippa Gatty, Susan Gunn, Susie Hamilton, Alex Hanna, Marguerite Horner, Barbara Howey, Phil Illingworth, Matthew Krishanu, Bryan Lavelle, Andrew Litten, Cathy Lomax, Paula MacArthur, Enzo Marra, Keith Murdoch, Cara Nahaul, Paul Newman, Gideon Pain, Ruth Philo, Barbara Peirson, Narbi Price, Freya Purdue, Katherine Russell, Wendy Saunders, Stephen Snoddy, David Sullivan, Harvey Taylor, Ehryn Torrell, Fionn Wilson, Sean Williams.

Saturday 30th September 2017 to Thursday 11th January 2018 

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm*

Private View Tuesday 3rd October, 6-8pm

Panel Discussion, Friday 17th November, 3-5pm

The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LT

Contemporary British Painting