Kethi Copeland

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Kethi Copeland creates original screen-prints capturing the diverse mix of London’s architecture triggering the viewers memories and senses.

Through the detailed line work of her architectural drawings and layers of screen-printed colour, Kethi Copeland tells us a story about the many layered experience of being in a city, offering a fresh perspective on what may be familiar surroundings.

In her ‘Walk By The River’ print series the twists and turns of the river Thames are rearranged to create one continuous line upon which the well known and under appreciated of London's riverside architecture co-exist.

The most recent additions to the on-going series explore the beautiful contrast of London’s architecture where the historic meets the new and almost alien shapes of the contemporary city demonstrated by buildings such as the 'Walkie-Talkie' and 'Cheese grater'. Fascinated by the way new buildings are assimilated into our city and even our vocabulary. A familiar but ever changing cityscape is captured in the pints.
 
The combination of delicate line drawing with blocks of printed colour in Kethi’s work highlights the intriguing cityscape and lends a distinctive style to the project. To achieve this, Kethi creates multiple stencils from her original drawings. Each of the limited edition prints are created with 4 -12 layers of screen-printed colour.

"I love the feel of the ink on the page and the possibilities it provides as a medium. My art print are inspired by the environments I find myself in: Whether a place is familiar or completely new, I look at it as if for the first time, seeking out what is fascinating about it and making visual or sensory connections with the place as a whole. Hidden out of the way places have much to contribute to the experience of being in a city and I aim to communicate this wider experience in the small parts that I capture on the page"

 

A Walk by the River:

Oxo Tower & Sea Container House

34cm x 24cm

Unframed: £145 Framed: £200

A Walk by the River:

Southbank Festival Hall

34cm x 24cm

Unframed: £145 Framed: £200

A Walk by the River:

Riverscape North

95cm x 23cm

Unframed: £440 Framed: £535

A Walk by the River:

Riverscape South

95cm x 23cm

Unframed: £390 Framed: £485

A Walk by the River:

Tower of London

34cm x 24cm
Unframed: £165 Framed: £220

A Walk by the River:

Tate Modern

34cm x 24cm 
Unframed: £145 Framed: £200

A Walk by the River:

Walkie-talkie

34cm x 24cm
Unframed: £165 Framed: £220

The High Street II

42cm x 30cm

Unframed: £145 Framed: £200

The High Street

95cm x 23cm

Unframed: £440 Framed: £535

A View from The South

50cm x 35cm

Unframed: £145 Framed: £200

 

Battersea Power Station Purple

42cm x 30cm

Unframed: £70

Battersea Power Station Green

42cm x 30cm

Unframed: £70

Southbank Printmakers

Unit12, Gabriel's Wharf,

56 Upper Ground,

London SE1 9PP 

 

Tel: 020 7928 8184

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