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Gabriel Hartley

Born in 1981, London, United Kingdom


Gabriel Hartley’s work combines optical effects and iconic markings on highly textured surfaces. His work summons early Modernism’s play with abstraction and perspective. With bold linear brushstrokes and organic, elemental shapes, Hartley’s forms play with space and movement. His painterly effects – generated through a mix of gloss and matte paint – convey both a flatness and a depth that produce a palpable sense of tension. The dusty quality of Hartley’s impasto surfaces recall the paintings o...Read more