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Thu, 13 Jul


Katherine Richards Art Gallery

Meet the Artist: An Evening with Ray Richardson

Renowned artist Ray Richardson shows work in Europe, London and Hove. He made his name creating cinematic, conversational paintings depicting urban scenes and gritty characters. A true Londoner, Ray holds up a mirror to life in the city, creating cool, provocative pieces with a narrative backstory

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Meet the Artist: An Evening with Ray Richardson
Meet the Artist: An Evening with Ray Richardson

Time & Location

13 Jul 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

Katherine Richards Art Gallery, 111 Portland Rd, Hove BN3 5DP, UK

About the event

Ray Richardson is a multi-award winning artist [add link to his Artist page] whose oil paintings on Belgian linen are dramatically cinematic. His work has been described by GQ Magazine as ‘the Martin Scorsese of figurative painting’ and by The Independent as ‘the David Lynch of canvas and paint’

Ray was born in Woolwich, S.E. London, in 1964. He studied at St Martin’s School of Art and Goldsmiths College. He has lived and worked in London, Brussels, Paris and Chicago. He currently lives and works in S.E. London

His paintings are more than just a mirror of everyday life. They are drawn from his own experience of being born and bred in London, from living and working there as well as beyond there. When you look at his work, on the one hand you can experience it through his painting heroes, from Vermeer to Rembrandt through to Hopper and Richter and all the usual suspects of art history. But you can also see it through the minor musical language of Gil Scott Heron and Marvin Gaye, or the pulp history of James Ellroy or David Mamet, and the motivation of cinema and photography from Martin Scorsese, David Lynch through to William Klein

Ray’s work is included in the permanent collections of The British Museum, The V&A and the National Portrait Gallery, London

During this exclusive and intimate event hosted by Katherine, Ray will talk about his artistic approach and key influences, and unveil some of his latest work

Ray is a highly collectible and well-established artist. On this occasion, we are offering both seated tickets and standing room only. All tickets cost £10 including refreshments, and the first eight tickets sold will be allocated a seat. We anticipate they may sell out quickly so book yours now to secure your place


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