Rose Wylie: Quack Quack

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery
30 November 2017 – 11 February 2018

Rose Wylie (born 1934, UK) finds visual material for her large-scale paintings in a wide range of sources: from art history, cinema and comic books, to daily observations, news and celebrity stories. Her images are often painted through the filter of her memory, using text to anchor recollections and facts and editing slippages in the compositions by overlaying new pieces of canvas, like a collage. Imbued with wit and economy of line Wylie’s canvases are confident and energetic, proposing new perspectives on the world and the plethora of images in our cultural memory. This will be Wylie’s first institutional solo exhibition in London. 

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Rose Wylie, Jack Goes Swimming (Jack), 2013 © Rose Wylie, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon

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Rose Wylie, Pink Skater, (Will I Win, Will I Win), 2015 © Rose Wylie, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon

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Rose Wylie, Queen with Pansies (Dots), 2016 © Rose Wylie, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon

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Rose Wylie, Ray’s Yellow Plane (Film Notes), 2013 © Rose Wylie, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon

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Rose Wylie, Choco Leibnitz, 2006 © Rose Wylie, Courtesy the artist, Choi&Lager, Cologne/Seoul and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon

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