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Alexis Teplin in conversation

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Hayward Gallery
Alexis Teplin in conversation
Curated by: Stephanie Rosenthal

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX
United Kingdom
January 20th, 2013 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
london bridge, southbank
EMAIL:  
hgenquiries@hayward.org.uk
PHONE:  
44 20 7960 5226
OPEN HOURS:  
Closed on 21 September 2015 for two years of essential repair and maintenance.
TAGS:  
Talk
COST:  
Free and unticketed but capacity is limited so please arrive early

DESCRIPTION

Alexis Teplin speaks to Stephanie Rosenthal, Chief Curator of Hayward Gallery, about her exhibition of abstract art in the Project Space.

The exhibition displays a new body of paintings and sculptures which relate to the earliest moments of abstract art in the 20th century.

Brightly coloured and abstract, Teplin's pieces reflect Kandinsky's approach of bringing together music, colour and composition. Like music, abstract form and colour affect our emotional register without the need for a subject matter.

These works also integrate Aubrey Beardsley's iconography of Salome, exploring the seductiveness of female form alongside the flirtatiousness of Teplin's lyrical colour.

Please note, this event is free and unticketed but capacity is limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.