Mark Francis: Pulse
20 January 2008
- 28 February 2008
Borrowing from scientific imagery and maps of both the natural and manmade world, Mark Francis’ recent work renews one’s interest in abstraction. The exhibition centres around three large diptychs, titled Timbre I, II, and III, in which Francis responds directly to sound and vibration. The paintings of Mark Francis present us with rhythmic compositions that seem part-electronic, part-organic. Cadences made material with forms strung on supports throbbing across the picture plane. The content is neither figurative nor abstract. What are they? Pictures of things from so close up, that they seem to pixelate.
Artist's Talk: Mark Francis Elements 5pm Thursday 7th February 2008
Mark Francis will discuss his use of collections, source materials and other inspirartions present in his work. This talk will take place within the context of his current exhibition and recent monograph published by Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane in association with Lund Humphries.
Coffee Lecture: Mark Francis, Pulse
Lecturer Michael Dempsey
11am Wednesday 20th February 2008
The limited edition Mark Francis monograph will be available from Noble & Beggarman Books at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane