ORI GERSHT “FLOATING WORLD”

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

Ori Gersht  "Hanging Sky 03" 2016, Floating World, Diasec mounted on aluminium, 120 x 183.6 cm © Ori Gersht, Courtesy Ben Brown Fine Arts

Ori Gersht “Hanging Sky 03” 2016, Floating World, Diasec mounted on aluminium, 120 x 183.6 cm © Ori Gersht, Courtesy Ben Brown Fine Arts

Ben Brown Fine Arts presents “Floating World“, the first major gallery show in London devoted to international photographer and 2015 Prix Pictet nominee Ori Gersht.

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Working from his London studio, Gersht has gained international recognition over the past fifteen years for his eye-catching still-lifes and landscapes, in which he revisits history, journeys and places often defined by trauma. Tensions between past and present, beauty and violence, creation and destruction continue to inhabit Gersht’s distinct visual language, expressed through a set of coded references and metaphors.

The exhibition is debut the artist’s latest body of work, a series of photographs capturing the ancient gardens in Buddhist Zen temples in and around Kyoto in Japan.

Ori Gersht “Floating World”
Date: May 11th – June 16th, 2016
Opening hours: 11:00 – 18:00 (10:30 – 14:30 on Saturday)
Closed on Sunday
Place: Ben Brown Fine Arts
Address: 12 Brook’s Mews, London W1K 4DG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8888
http://www.benbrownfinearts.com

Text: Aya Shomura

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