Ian Berry Presents: Behind Closed Doors & My Beautiful Laundrette
By Samuel Trotman

Ahead of his new exhibition meet Ian Berry, the artist who only uses denim to create his art work. WGSN reports.

Nov 14, 2016

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For Ian Berry, aka Denimu, blue jeans aren’t just something he wears — they’re his way of looking at the world. The Yorkshire native works solely using the blue stuff, cutting and gluing denim scraps to create stunning pictures of everyday scenes. Up close, these mind-blowing creations are made up of intricate textures where rips, frays and whiskers along with carefully assembled indigo tones and gradient fades create a stunning illusion of depth, light, and ultimately, phorealism.

This month, 16 – 30 November 2016, the artist will present a new solo exhibition called ‘Behind Closed Doors’ at Catto Gallery in London. Split into two sections, the exhibition explores a two separate sets of works including, the first looking at themes of isolation and inner turmoil, despite calm outward appearances, and the second ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’, that looks at the fading part of London life, the laundrette. This part of the exhibition will also feature a life size, full scale launderette, with tiles, washing machines and dryers that you can walk into.

Whether you’re a denim aficionado or art lover, this show will definitely be worth visiting.

Catto Gallery
16 – 30 November 2016
14 Percy Street | London | W1T 1DR

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