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Michael Armitage

Inside the White Cube

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An exhibition of new paintings by Kenyan born London-based artist Michael Armitage.

This is Armitage's first solo exhibition in the UK.

Armitage weaves multiple truths into his lyrical, figurative paintings which focus primarily on narratives from his native country, Kenya. Using oil paint on Lubugo a traditional bark cloth from Uganda he applies the paint in layers, sometimes scraping back, revising and repainting his images which are fused together from a wide range of sources including media news, East African legends, internet chat and images lodged in his own personal memory.


White Cube Bermondsey
144-152 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3TQ
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Wed-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm


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