Richard Galpin 'Elevation' at Hales Gallery, London

Elevation I, 2008. Peeled photograph 51 x 61 cm, Richard Galpin

Richard Galpin’s works in the Hales Gallery exhibition are the legatees of Matta-Clark’s 1970s urban blight. His cities of urban abandonment have evolved into Galpin’s 21st century metropolises - the City’s “Square Mile”, Manchester, Chicago and New York City- blighted by deficit finances, and asset stripped to rickety frameworks.

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