Huxley-Parlour Madeleine Bialke

Current

17.11 – 15.1 2022

Madeleine Bialke:Long Summer

Madeleine Bialke:Long Summer

17.11 – 15.01.2022

Current

Hours

Monday to Saturday

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Gallery

3-5 Swallow Street
London
W1B 4DE

Huxley-Parlour are delighted to present Long Summer, a solo presentation of fourteen new paintings by New York-based artist, Madeleine Bialke. It will be Bialke’s first UK solo exhibition, and her most personal exhibition to date.

Bialke received her BFA in Studio Art from the Plattsburgh State University of New York, Plattsburgh, later undertaking a MFA in Painting at the Boston University, Massachusetts. She has exhibited widely, including solo shows at Harper’s Books, New York, Deanna Evans Projects, New York, and Visions West Contemporary, Denver. Bialke was the Artist-in-Residence at North Western Oklahoma State University in 2018, and was awarded the John Walker MFA Painting and Sculpture Award in 2016. She lives and works in, Brooklyn, New York.

THE EXHIBITION

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The Works

14

1

Madeleine Bialke

Three Seasons

2021

Oil on canvas

2

Madeleine Bialke

Three Sisters

2021

Oil on canvas

3

Madeleine Bialke

Charmed Life

2021

Oil on canvas

4

Madeleine Bialke

Heartbeat

2021

Oil on canvas

5

Madeleine Bialke

Living Dead

2021

Oil on canvas

6

Madeleine Bialke

Cliffhanger

2021

Oil on canvas

7

Madeleine Bialke

Two of a Kind

2021

Oil on canvas

8

Madeleine Bialke

Verdict

2021

Oil on canvas

9

Madeleine Bialke

Dinner Party

2021

Oil on canvas

10

Madeleine Bialke

Twofold Twilight

2021

Oil on canvas

11

Madeleine Bialke

Overstory

2021

Oil on canvas

12

Madeleine Bialke

Sun Watcher

2021

Oil on canvas

13

Madeleine Bialke

Fallout

2021

Oil on canvas

14

Madeleine Bialke

Two Augusts in a Row

2021

Oil on canvas

Madeleine Bialke

B. United States 1991

Madeleine-Bialke-Portrait-HUXLEY-PARLOUR

B. United States 1991

Biography

Madeleine Bialke’s ethereal landscapes emit a dreamlike quality, blanketed in luminescent colours that appear to glow beyond the canvas upon which they are painted. Focussing on the supple rounded forms of trees and flora, Bialke’s nature is anthropomorphised, tree limbs and softly curved plants appear analogous with the figures and animals littered sparsely amongst the picture plane. Within her practice, Bialke uses colour to generate and indicate emotion. Less interested in the accurate hues of a landscape, her colouring favours a silken palette of iridescent and hazy shades. 

Bialke received her BFA in Studio Art from the Plattsburgh State University of New York, Plattsburgh, later undertaking a MFA in Painting at the Boston University, Massachusetts. She has exhibited widely, including solo shows at Harper’s Books, New York, Deanna Evans Projects, New York, and Visions West Contemporary, Denver. Bialke was the Artist-in-Residence at North Western Oklahoma State University in 2018, and was awarded the John Walker MFA Painting and Sculpture Award in 2016.

She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. 

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