Lot 44 - Gill Button - Little Eugene
Lot 44 - Gill Button - Little Eugene
Lot 44 - Gill Button - Little Eugene

Lot 44 - Gill Button - Little Eugene

Oil on Linen

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

London based painter Gill Button is known for her captivating translation of found imagery; creating gestural, intimate portraits that are deeply personal and intuitive. Capturing moments of wonder, melancholy, strength or vulnerability, Button’s practice makes us question how we connect to each other, but ultimately to ourselves. Her larger canvases, often cinematic in nature, depict moments of contemplation; evocative of distant dreams, fears or memories.  

  

Recent solo shows include Traces of You, James Freeman Gallery, London; Han Feng Art Space, Shanghai; Edge of Time, Unit London; From Iceland to Lalaland, Ame Nue, Hamburg. With recent group exhibitions in Tokyo, LA, Madrid, Paris, Berlin. A graduate of Kingston College of Art London, Button has been a judge and curator for the Ing Discerning Eye exhibition, spoken on several panel discussions, and given masterclasses in painting, Soho House. Art residencies include Han Feng Art Space in Shanghai and Room on the Roof at Debijenkork, Amsterdam in partnership with Rijksmuseum. 

 

Education 

  

1992-1995: Kingston College of Art,  London, BA (hons)  

1991-1992: Art Foundation, Maidstone College of Art 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

Upcoming:  London Art Fair 2022, 20-24th April, with James Freeman Gallery. 

 

Solo Exhibitions: 

2022 Upcoming: Han Feng Art Space NYC, date tbc  

2021: Edge of Time, Platform series online viewing room, Unit London.  

2020: Traces of You, James Freeman Gallery, London. 

2019/20: Han Feng Art Space, Shanghai. 

2018: From Iceland to Lalaland, Âme Nue, Hamburg.  

2017: Eye Of The Day, de Bijenkorf, Amsterdam.  

2016: The Divine Marchesa, Less is More Projects, Paris. 

2016: New Faces, The Bluebird, London. 

 

Two-Person Shows:  

2021: Reveries (with William Brickel), James Freeman Gallery, London. 

2018: Muse (with Sikelela Owen), James Freeman Gallery, London. 

2018: Portefoin, Le Marais , Paris. 

 

Select Group Exhibitions:  

2021: The Female Gaze, The Stand, London 

2021: London Art Fair with James Freeman Gallery 

2020: On Time, James Freeman Gallery 

2020:  Drawn Together, 11th June - 26th July, Unit London (online charity exhibition) 

2019: Art on a Postcard, for International Women’s Day, Allbright Mayfair, London, March 2019 

2019: Museo ABC, Madrid, 14th Jan - 26th May, 2019 

2019: Studiolo 02, Galerie de Valois, Jardin du Palais Royal, Paris, 22nd March - 20th April 

2018: December, James Freeman Gallery, London, 1st December 2017 - 6th January 2018 

2017: The Great Women Artists, Mother London, 13th - 17th November 2017 

2017: Jardin du Palais Royal, 145, Galerie de Valois, Paris: Less is More Projects group show 13th October - 18th November 2017 

2017: Drawn In, group show Wilding Cran Gallery, LA: 16th - 30th August 2017 

2017: Moving KateThe Mass Gallery, Tokyo, 30th June - 30th July, 2017 

2017: Flora, Showstudio, London: 22nd May - 14th July, 2017 

2017: Studiolo 01, Galerie de Valois, Jardin du Palais Royal, Paris, 11th May - 24th June 2017 

2017: YIA Art Fair, Brussels: with Less is More Projects, 20th - 23rd April 2017 

2017: Room Capacity, Berlin, Gallery Weekend Berlin: April 2017 

2017: Showstudio, London: Moving Kate: 20th February - 20th April, 2017 

2017: LondonArt Fair, James Freeman Gallery: 17th - 22nd January, 2017 

2016: YIA Art Fair, 20-23 October, 2016, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris(with Less is More Projects) 

2016: Gallery 8, London- September, 2016 

2016: Decadents, 4 artist show, James Freeman Gallery, London: 14th July - 5th August, 2016  

2016: Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia, London: 28th June 2016 - 3rd July 2016,   

2016: YIA Art Fair, Brussels: 20 - 24 April 2016, with Less is More Projects 

2015: YIA Art Fair, Paris(3 person show with Less is More Projects)  

2014: Threadneedle Figurative Art Prize, Mall galleries, London 

 

Gallery Representation 

  

London: James Freeman Gallery 

Shanghai / New York: Han Feng Art Space 

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