Abi Box

Artist Statement

Abi Box is a London based artist whose work is inspired by the different places and environments that she visits.  Her paintings look to challenge our sense of depth, rearranging space on the canvas while moving between figuration and abstraction.  Traveling from place to place, the different flora, like brushstrokes, fluctuate wildly in ‘style’ and these regional nuances have begun to inspire Box’s own vocabulary of mark making.  Reinventing observations by interrupting accurate depiction with painterly translations, Box creates visual descriptions that are poetically detached from reality.  Impressions, full of subtleties and nuances that are just as much about the paint as the subject matter.  


Artwork

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Exhibitions

Dualities 1: Dichromatic Allure Hong Kong September 2013 to October 2013
20:12 London July 2012 to September 2012
A Reality of their Own London March 2011
Art Taipei Taipei November 2012
Burning Bright London February 2013 to February 2014
Call of the Wild Hong Kong January 2012 to March 2012
Edinburgh Art Fair Edinburgh November 2014
Floored London June 2014 to July 2014
Haloclines London December 2016
Hardly the Whole Story London June 2014
In All Directions London January 2013
L o u d L i g h t London November 2013 to December 2013
La Braderie de l’Art Roubaix, France December 2010
Of this Earth Peterborough November 2014
Signature Art Prize Finalists Exhibition London August 2010
The Great Escape London April 2012
The Smaller the Larger Pairs June 2016 to July 2016

Press

Publication Title Article Title Date
Traction Magazine 101. Abigail Box, Rebecca Molloy and Kelly Sweeney 2015
MTV Re:Define Studio Visit: Abigail Box 2014
The Palette Pages Abigail Box Interview 2014
FAD Abigail Box by Tabish Khan 2014
Phoenix Magazine Nice weather we're having 2013
The Londonist The Great Escape 2012