Giles Round

The view from Rossmore, golden hour

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Year 2023
Medium Oil stick, pencil, and watercolour on cotton paper
Dimensions 31 x 23.1 cm

About the work

Drawn from a photograph taken by Félix Gonzáles-Torres the work depicts the view from Ann Goldstein and Christopher Williams’ apartment in golden hour. The view shows LA from deco building – the Ravenswood, Rossmore Avenue, in which Félix and Ross were neighbours with Ann and Christopher for five months in 1990. The view, often revisited by Round, was initially sketched as part of the series ‘and after: a summer, of yes, more love.’, 2021. Varying in abstraction and subject the works combine elements from Round’s surroundings with the images found in ‘A Selection of Snapshots Taken by Félix González-Torres’, A.R.T. Press, 2010, so as to construct an alternative reality shared by the two.

Career Highlights

Group exhibitions:

Back to Earth, Serpentine Galleries, London (2021);

Persones, Persons, Biennale Gherdëina ∞, Val Gardena, Dolomites (2022);

Living with Buildings, Wellcome Collection, London (2018).

Solo exhibitions:

91 days of clear blue skies, Quench, Margate (2021);

Untitled, circa 1994, Brighton CCA, Brighton (2020);

The Director, The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire (2018).

← Danny Rolph

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Analia Saban →

Computer Fan

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