Funny Business is a group show featuring the work of five artists whose paintings in the show are a bit saucy and unusual, which means they are either funny (peculiar) or funny (ha ha).
About the artists…
Geraldine Swayne is an artist and musician. This year she was the winner of the Royal Academy Summer Show’s Sunny Dupree Jury Prize. Paul Carter-Robinson of Artlyst magazine has described her as the best portrait painter in Britain.
Harry Pye is an artist, writer and curator. He is the editor of The Rebel magazine and has exhibited work and organised events at both Tate Britain and Tate Modern.
Kate Lyddon is a painter and sculptor and occasional curator. She won the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2014/15 and has exhibited at Jerwood Space, Zabludowicz Collection and Tate Modern. She was runner up in the Marmite Prize for Painting 2006.
Jasper Joffe is a painter, writer, curator and publisher. He was the founder of the Free Art Fair and Joffe Books.
Sadie Hennessy is a “Mature Lady Artist” and Screen Print Fellow at The Royal Academy who created the Beard Series. Trevor Neal (of Trevor & Simon) has described Sadie as being a genius.
Funny Business is on at Shortwave Cafe, 100 Clements Road, Bermondsey, SE16 4DG from 8th – 28th November. 9am – 7pm Mon – Wed; 9am – 10pm Thur – Sat. Admission: Free.
Main artwork: Opinions by Harry Pye