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ANDREW GRUNE

Andrew Grune was born in Sydney and has spent most of his adult life living in London where he co-founded the cult fashion laboratory Primitive, worked as an art director and taught at the London College of Fashion. He has exhibited and curated in London, Berlin, Tokyo, Melbourne and Sydney. This is his first exhibition of art under his own name.

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"I draw from nostalgic memories of my own childhood and create vibrantly coloured and robustly textured works. I am informed and ispired by TV documenteries, scenic Playstation 1 games, and early cel animation cartoons, I would say, my paintings and sculptures explore pre-millenia aesthatics."