SIMON CASSON

Exhibition reviews

Reminiscences

Exhibition review at Gallerie Guildo Romero London and Paris Julien Verhaeghe Art Critic Paris 2015 Guido Romero Pierini and Associate Remanence join with Darren Baker Gallery to present “Reminiscences”, a new exhibition of artists united by their exploration of the fundamentals of painting, through its early myths and histories. This reflects back to the beginning

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Neglected Master

Extract from the main article page 54 The Spectator 2012 Andrew Lambirth At Long & Ryle, Somerset dialect and folk culture infuse Simon Casson’s more usual classical imagery. Casson (born 1965) is a master of the baroque fantasy, uniting the fruit or flower still like and allegorical portraiture of Old Master paintings with the squeegee

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Hidden Treasure

Exhibition review of Thesmorphoria at Frost and Reed gallery London Andrew Lambirth The Spectator 2009 At Frost & Reed, 2-4 King Street, St James’s, SW1 (until 30 September), is an exhibition of new paintings by Simon Casson (born 1965). Entitled Between Past and Present, The Thesmophoria Revealed, it is a show of luscious oils that takes

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Thesmophoria Review

Exhibition review at Frost and Reed Gallery London Nicholas Usherwood Galleries London 2009 Top of the painting hierarchy in the 18th C. Britain, history painting has suffered a more or less radical decline into oblivion ever since. The Glasgow Painters of the 80s, Campbell et al, did something to turn genre around and, over the

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The Week Exhibition Review

Exhibition review at Long Ryle December 2003 Lucinda Bredin The Week London. Simon Casson (b. 1965), who has had solo exhibitions in Holland, the US and Britain since 1996,paints pictures that are patch works of tantalisinglynot-quite recognisable fragments of Old Master paintings.Bits of drapery, figures and still-life are “collaged” together with occasional strips of blank

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