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Review by Martin Lang for a-n | The Artist Information Company |

Simon Burton is lost and blind. I don't mean this literally of course: he can see and at the time of writing he is in London, a place where he has lived for well over a decade, in his gallery (I'm sure he can find his way home). Metaphorically he is lost and blind though. This may seem like an insult to an artist, but it is not. In fact he has just told me so himself.  All but one of the paintings in Nowhere Men are dark. Perhaps he is not totally blind, but he is in the dark.  He can see enough to make his way through the forest but he can't really see beyond the trees. Burton's painting process is... [more]
Posted by Avital Birnbaum on 10/14/11