Jonathan Allen

Evangeliser/Seculariser

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Year 2021
Medium Watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions 30 x 21.6 cm

About the work

‘Evangeliser/Seculariser’ (2021) belongs to a series of drawings of fictive objects that reference ecclesiastical architecture, church furniture or liturgical devices. Here a detached church steeple emerges from, or withdraws through an indeterminate surface suspended in space via unseen support.

Career Highlights

Illusions Are Real, 10th Manif dart Quebec City Biennial, Canada (2022); Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2021); Casting for the Voice of Strength, Stanley Picker Gallery, London (2016); Twenty-First-Century Silks, Ryan Lee, NY, USA (2016); VIII Bienal de Jafre, Spain (2017); The Act of Magic, STUK, Leuven, Belgium (2017); Explode Every Day, MASS MoCA, Massachusetts, USA (2016-17); The Great Transformation, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany (2008); Belief, 1st Singapore Biennial (2006); Tommy Angel, David Risley Gallery, London (2006).

Allen is the author of Lost Envoy (Strange Attractor Press/MIT 2016/2023), and an Associate Fellow at the Warburg Institute.

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