Without taxing our tired afternoon mind-patterns with the biology behind this claim, the gallery’s new show certainly proves the beauty of repetition in the right artists’ hands.
And while it’s by no means a new idea to incorporate text and pattern in art, the forthcoming Write & Repeat exhibition looks to highlight the capacity of lettering and repetition to create works that can communicate ideas and visually stimulate simultaneously.
The show features a huge cast of contemporary artists and designers, all creating work that looks to demonstrate how repetition and lettering can be used to create meaning, symbolism and aesthetic beauty.
All works are formed solely from text and pattern based pieces, and among our favourites are this complex insect-based piece by D*Face:
And the simple monochrome majesty of Kai & Sunny’s Flower:
Write & Repeat runs from 22 February – 10 March at Stolenspace Gallery, The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1