Elmo Hood — “Down The Rabbit Hole”






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“WE’RE ALL MAD HERE”

ELMO HOOD
“Down The Rabbit Hole”

Solo Show
10-24 November 2016
Westbank Gallery
3-5 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL

Taking his inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and his long-standing fascination with playing cards, Down the Rabbit Hole, Elmo Hood’s latest solo exhibition – his largest to date – centres around rich and intricate compositions of Kings, Queens, Jokers, Madmen and the odd Rabbit…

 

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“BROKEN KING”

 

Moving gradually away from the urban pop art style he was originally associated with, Elmo Hood’s new body of work consist of large gilding and oil paintings, created using a mix of brushes and pallet knives, which give his work a uniquely rich texture and 3-D effect.

 

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“THE LAST KING OF LONDON”

 

Also featuring in the show – and for the first time in a UK exhibition, will be a series of Elmo Hood’s world-famous Playing Cards collages which he creates by cleverly cutting, burning and/or drawing over traditional playing cards to depict images of love, heartbreak, hope and betrayal.

 

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“QUEEN OF HEARTS”

 

About the artist —
Originally from Southampton, Elmo Hood is one of the most exciting young artists currently working in London. Specialising in portraiture, Elmo’s unique and colourful style combines spray paint, acrylic, oil paint and gilding. Elmo’s famous playing card collages gained him millions of fans and a vast celebrity following around the world. Elmo Hood has exhibited in London, Paris, Munich and New York and recently had his work auctioned off at the Houses of Parliament.

 

 

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Elmo Hood

LINKS—

Website: www.elmohood.com
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ElmoHood/
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/elmohood/
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/elmohood
Email:  Olivier@olivierjoly.com
Phone:  07747 085 089