Mungo Powney

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ARTIST INFORMATION


'I see myself in the tradition of The Nabis, trying to feel colour rather than just observe it. I respond very much to the intimacy of Vuillard or Sisley. When I paint I am constantly planning several layers of different colour in order to match the power of the colour in front of me. The subjects I choose are very important to me and when I work I constantly change the composition and objects within it in order to create an emotional harmony. I think that a good painting should be rather like a battery in which the artist has trapped a certain power.'
- Mungo Powney

Mungo Powney was born in 1972 and graduated from Newcastle University in 1994. He has exhibited his work with several UK galleries, in both group and solo shows. Mungo describes himself as a fan of 'the hard-won image' and wants to create an inner light in his work, as if the colours are lit from within. He very often reworks an image many times until he feels he has achieved a deep visceral energy within it.

Mungo's arresting use of colour in domestic settings suggests the fond memories of intimacy imbued with a sense of a happiness with contentment and stability. The timeless things around us fascinate Mungo, from a woman washing by a window to an evening meal. Mungo constantly tries to push past the the technical or academic to locate a poetic image.


Associated Exhibitions

AAF Battersea
18 October - 22 October, 2017
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AAF Bristol 2017
8 September - 10 September, 2017
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London Hampstead AAF
10 May - 14 May, 2017
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Winter Exhibition
10 December, 2016 - 13 January, 2017
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AAF Hampstead
16 June - 19 June, 2016
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AAF NYC - Spring Edition
Venue
The Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

30 March - 3 April, 2016
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London Art Fair
Join us at stand G17
20 January - 24 January, 2016
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AAF New York City
EM returns for another edition of AAF NYC.
10 September - 13 September, 2015
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AAF Hampstead
Join Edgar Modern in June on Hampstead Heath at stand H7.
11 June - 14 June, 2015
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AAF New York City
Visit us at Stand A19
24 September - 29 September, 2014
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AAF Hampstead
Join us on Stand H7
12 June - 15 June, 2014
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20|21 International Art Fair
Join us on Stand 39
15 May - 18 May, 2014
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Affordable Art Fair - Hampstead 2013
Stand H7
13 June - 16 June, 2013
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SPRING SHOW
20 April - 11 May, 2013
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New Collection - 2013
Showcasing new work by gallery artists
26 February - 29 March, 2013
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AFFORDABLE ART FAIR BATTERSEA
Stand E10

7 March - 10 March, 2013
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Spring Show
Stunning new works now gracing the walls of Edgar Modern by artists Carl Melegari, Mungo Powney, Yvonne Coomber and Dan Parry Jones. Also featuring new three dimensional pieces from sculptors Mark Hall and Jenny Southam.
30 March - 30 April, 2012
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The Affordable Art Fair
Battersea Park, London
Stand E10

Brand new paintings for the show from Mungo Powney, Dominic Hills, Dan Parry Jones, Henrietta Dubrey, Carl Melegari and Andrew Weis
15 March - 18 March, 2012
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Mungo Powney
Solo exhibition to open the 2011 Bath Art Affair
4 November - 17 November, 2011
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January Exhibition
8 January - 29 January, 2011
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Mungo Powney - Spirit of Colour
10 May - 22 May, 2010
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Mixed Show
19 March - 7 May, 2010
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All Year Round Garden
11 July - 10 August, 2009
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