- Current Issue
- Featured reviews
- Art & artists
- Around the galleries
- Architecture & design
- Photography & media
Still studying painting at Central Saint Martins, Adam Ralph brings solid structures aggressively out of simple pen lines. He makes forms that bulge uncomfortably, pregnant with a dark menace and a simmering sexuality.
His drawing Grey Sigh is currently on display at The London Arts Board, a disused municipal notice board on the corner of Peckham Road and Vestry Road, Camberwell.It is now a gallery dedicated to giving emerging artists the chance to have a solo exhibition in London.
This is open and free to view, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until 14 September
Ralph says of his drawings:
Using abstract forms I’m trying to create my own wholly coherent visual language and create tight, controlled drawings with an element of chance or randomness.
I’ve read a lot about gardening these last few weeks. Looking at the way in which people cultivate gardens has proved an interesting parallel to the nature of control in my work – a constant struggle to make perfectly-controlled wildness.”
London Arts Board
Corner of Peckham Road and Vestry Road, Camberwell, London SE5
24 hours a day, seven days a week