About the work
My practice is informed by ways of looking and perceiving, with the act of looking itself as a kind of content. I employ found and generated images, cultural references and excerpts from other art forms to investigate the languages and histories of painting’. Her works ‘foreground sensorial possibilities, primarily visual – seeing into as opposed to projecting onto’.
Born in London, Louise Giovanelli is an emerging artist, having studied at the Manchester School of Art (2012–15) and under Prof. Amy Sillman at the Städelschule, Frankfurt Am Main (2018–20).
About the artist
Born in London, Louise Giovanelli lives and works in Manchester. She completed her BA in Fine Art at Manchester School of Art in 2015, and an MA at Städelschule in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, under the renowned US painter Amy Sillman, in 2020. Giovanelli has exhibited in London, Germany and the United States since 2015. Recent solo exhibitions include: GRIMM, New York (2020); Frutta Gallery, Rome (2019); Manchester Art Gallery and Workplace Foundation, Gateshead (2019). She has also participated in group exhibitions including: ‘Life Still’, C.L.E.A.R.I.N.G., New York (2020); ‘El oro de los tigres’, Air de Paris, Romainville (2020); and ‘Touching from a Distance’, The Conduit, London (2019).
Louise Giovanelli (1993 - )
- oil on linen
- height: 33 cm; width: 24 cm; depth: 2.3 cm
- Purchased from Workplace Gallery, March 2019
- Workplace Gallery, Gateshead UK; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 2019
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