Dalek & Delta exhibition, London
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
1-3-5 Flitcroft St
- 44.20 7836 6747
American artist James Marshall and Amsterdam-based former graffiti maestro Boris Tellegen have this month come together in London for Dalek & Delta - a show that innovately illustrates and brings out both men’s work through the comparison with each other.
See more images of the two-man show, Dalek & Delta
Marshall (aka Dalek), who originally trained under Takashi Murakami, comes to the table with several expansive canvases, layered with meticulous sheets of geometric shapes and high-colour forms.
Tellegen ï¿½ or Delta as he prefers to be known - draws more from his street art lineage, creating architectonic, block-like forms and adapting three-dimensional sculptural sensibilities to his canvas-based brief. Textured and tonal, the pieces stand in delicate contrast to Dalekï¿½s Missoni-style patterns.
Taking shape in Londonï¿½s Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, Dalek & Deltaï¿½s subtle agenda shines through the geometric canvases ï¿½ the differences in both artistï¿½s works come dexterously blurred, producing a coherent, yet vaguely jarring whole.