London underground

Evan Hecox  has built his reputation by abstracting elemental parts of cities of the world, making them seem at first unfamiliar, using colour sparingly.

Battersea
Battersea

Each collection tells the story of a city, as seen by Hecox – and now it’s London’s turn.

Bethnal Green
Bethnal Green

Here he charts Brixton; Battersea; Regents Canal; the side streets of Camden, and in the East End, Shoreditch and Hoxton, where we lay our scene, in Brick Lane.

Brixton Market
Brixton Market

Monochromatic near-photo-real interpretations are typical of his style and splashes of colour, often red, sometimes overlaying a relevant newspaper – presumably for some geographical and historical context.

Electric Avenue
Electric Avenue

This is Hecox’s first show following a research trip to the capital earlier this year, but he is best known for his work for skate and lifestyle brand Chocolate Skateboards.

Water Tower
Water Tower

Borough & Lane: New Works on Paper By Evan Hecox runs from 4- 27 November, curated by Stolen Space Gallery at The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, EC1

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