Independent Régence Brussels

Charlie Billingham - Zin Taylor

7 September – 7 October 2017

September 7, 2017 6-9pm

Zin Taylor
An Arrangement of Units Suspended in the Air (I), 2017
CPVC, paint, plaster cloth, polymer clay, string, wire
185 × 40 cm
Zin Taylor
An Arrangement of Units Suspended in the Air (II), 2017
CPVC, paint, plaster cloth, polymer clay, string, wire
161 × 88 cm
Zin Taylor
An Arrangement of Units Suspended in the Air (III), 2017
CPVC, paint, plaster cloth, polymer clay, string, wire
150 × 55 cm
Zin Taylor
An Arrangement of Units Suspended in the Air (IV), 2017
CPVC, paint, plaster cloth, polymer clay, string, wire
154 × 54 cm
Zin Taylor
An Arrangement of Units Suspended in the Air (Lavender Arc), 2017
CPVC, paint, plaster cloth, polymer clay, string, wire
160 × 117 cm
Zin Taylor,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Zin Taylor,
Installation view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Zin Taylor,
Installation view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Zin Taylor,
Installation view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Zin Taylor,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham
Smog, 2017
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
Miasma, 2017
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
A Night At The Opera , 2017
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
My Hobbies Are Fishing And Jogging, 2016
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
May, 2016
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
Agog, 2016
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
Lamento, 2016
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
What Will You Do With This Room , 2016
Oil on Linen
100 × 80 cm
Charlie Billingham
Dec, 2017
Oil on paper and linen
180 × 150 cm
Charlie Billingham
I Like, 2017
Oil on Linen
180 × 150 cm
Charlie Billingham
Jigsaw Falling Into Place, 2017
Oil on paper and linen
180 × 150 cm
Charlie Billingham
Please Please , 2017
Oil and Acrylic on Linen
180 × 150 cm
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017
Charlie Billingham,
exhibition view, Independent Régence, Brussels, 2017

Supportico Lopez is happy to present an exhibition of Charlie Billingham and Zin Taylor at Independent Régence Brussels.

Independent Régence is the fair’s permanent exhibition space located in Brussels that supports the programs of Independent’s galleries throughout the year. Independent’s Régence platform is part of the fair’s ongoing commitment to the experimentation of presenting and viewing contemporary art, creating unique opportunities to supporting the changing needs of the fair’s extended gallery network.

The Belgian upper level spaces of the HQ of Independent will be dedicated to two different interventions by the artists.
A series of new mobiles realized by Zin Taylor for the recent exhibition “Creative Writing” at Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, are on display filling the ceiling and the view above the big skylight in the first room up the stairs. Charlie Billingham is taking over the second room, creating a new wall print that will act as a background for a new series of paintings that the artist realized for the Bruxelles exhibition.

Charlie Billingham creates highly vibrant and fluid paintings and decorative installations using language borrowed from art, interior design, printmaking, and art history, inspired by historical imagery dating to the late 18th and early 19th century. Although we can identify things in Charlie Billingham’s work as part of a certain idea of the past, their presentation (in bits, in fragments) suggests a kind of dispersal, a refusal to fully cohere. On a stylistic level Billingham introduces elements of rhythm and unpredictability that are analogous to musical improvisation. In this sense, the wall painting over which his canvases are usually hung, becomes a kind of baseline, its hues chiming with those of the paintings.

With an expansive and philosophical approach to art making, Zin Taylor employs familiar visual cues to probe the malleable and mysterious divisions between concept and material. He asks how objects might translate a thought and how ideas can find tangible articulation in form, engaging a process where thoughts about a subject are translated into forms about a subject, where abstraction and phenomenology participate as tools in a narrative development of form.

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