Working Against the System, at Gallery North in Newcastle upon Tyne offers a perspective on the current state of British abstract painting. The gallery publicity states that the exhibition draws together eight artists using and abusing the recognised practices in painting. The artists are: Jo Bruton, Debbie Bell, Noel Forster, Yvonne Hindle, Jenny Jennings, Paul Peden, Katie Pratt and DJ Simpson - examples of work by all these artist appear below.
The exhibition continues until 8th April with an Artist Symposium on Thursday 31 March.
Debbie Bell, Midnight Dancer, 2009-10
Noel Forster,Untitled, 2006
Yvonne Hindle, The Sky Terrafied,2007
Jenny Jennings, Exotic, 2009
Paul Peden, Head On, nd
D. J. Simpson, Pulse All Over, 2008