Miles Heseltine: Hillsides and Headlands 26th May – 14th June 2017

Our new solo show by Miles Heseltine is now up in both our cornwall and London galleries. We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came to the Private View in Falmouth with Miles in attendance.

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Gallery Director Ingrid and Beside The Wave Falmouth Manager Florence alongside Miles Heseltine on the private view night in our Falmouth gallery
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Viewers admiring Mile’s large Diptych

Miles Heseltine’s reputation as a distinguished part of the contemporary Cornish art scene has been very well earnt. This artist is often found on monumental cliff tops with a colossal sheet of paper rolled out in front of him, stones used to anchor the corners to the rugged ground, working intuitively and quickly to capture a particular moment. His approach seeks out essences such as rhythm and suggestions of form, filtering what he sees in front of him to the awe-inspiring elements that have stopped him in his tracks during his daily walks. This inspiration is carried home to his studio and into his thickly layered paintings. The immediacy and energy from his process is distinctively evident throughout his work; with confidently applied brushstrokes, laden with oil paint, reliving the gestural sweeps of charcoal from those moments in the landscape.
This solo exhibition marks 10 years since the artist’s inclusion in the ground-breaking exhibition ‘Revolver’ at the Penzance Art Gallery, grouping Miles with other young mid-career artists that together represented a new confidence and attitude in the contemporary Cornish art scene.

This show is definetely for lovers of expressive mark making and impasto painting and is not to be missed!

Pendeen Watch from Bosigran Head. SMALL1300x3400mm
Pendeen Watch From Bosigran Head | charcoal on paper | 130 x 340 cms | £4450 | by Miles Heseltine

To see all works featured in Mile’s show follow the link to our exhibition page here:

http://www.beside-the-wave.co.uk/exhibitions/1119/miles-heseltine-hillsides-and-headlands

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