Riccardo Matlakas is an interdisciplinary artist working with Painting, Performance art, Poetry, Installation, Visual Philosophy. He is best known as “Matlakas”. After his degree in Sculpture obtained at University of Fine Arts in Naples he moved to the United Kingdom, where he studied an MA in Social Sculpture at Oxford Brookes University.
Matlakas worked in several Biennales including Istanbul Biennale 2007, Moscow Biennale for Young Artists in 2010 and Gwangju Biennale in 2014, displaying his work extensively in Europe but also in Palestine, South Africa, South Korea, China, Myanmar, Japan, Armenia, and Iran.
Private Viewing - 7pm - 11pm Thursday, 10th January, 2019
Exhibition Dates: 3rd January, 2019 to 2nd February 2019
Venue: The Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Road, London
Google Maps - https://tinyurl.com/y8e3ntf5
If you cannot make it to the show you can view Riccardo's work online at - The Online Art Gallery of Riccardo Matlakas
Also in Exhibition News
This exhibition explores different ways that the past inhabits the present, looking at themes of memory, fiction and the everyday. Featuring key works from the IMMA Collection by Nalini Malani, Caroline McCarthy, Dennis Oppenheim, Mary Farl Powers, Betsabeé Romero and Richard Wentworth, with loans by Bassam Al-Sabah and Geta Brătescu. Click for further details.
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) is thrilled to present the 4th installment of the biennial exhibition Gathered IV: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists. Click for full details.
‘Stories of this Land’ is the first major retrospective celebrating the work and life of Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey (1920-1985). The exhibition brings together seventy works including barks, paintings, ceremonial and historical objects, draft illustrations from his children’s book (The Rainbow Serpent) and three story book films. Click for further details.