Ellen Altfest

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Current exhibition

Memory Palace

11 July 2018 - 02 September 2018
White Cube Bermondsey

Since leaving Yale School of Art Ellen Altfest has developed her own distinct and devoted approach to a figurative and representational painting. The writer and artist David Humphrey notes how ‘her paintings celebrate the way objects become engulfed by their surroundings and simple acts of identification multiply and transform’.

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Past Exhibitions

Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction

25 November 2015 - 24 January 2016
White Cube Bermondsey

The Bent Leg

15 November 2011 - 07 January 2012
White Cube Hoxton Square

Paintings

25 October 2007 - 24 November 2007
White Cube Hoxton Square

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In this film, Ellen Altfest discusses her painting process, giving insight into elements of her daily studio practice.

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Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction

This film documents a conversation that took place to coincide with Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction at White Cube Bermondsey.

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Head and Plant

In this film, Ellen Altfest discusses her recent exhibition Head and Plant at the New Museum, New York.

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The Bent Leg

In this film Ellen Altfest discusses her exhibition 'The Bent Leg' at White Cube Hoxton Square.

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