Sim Smith – Daisy Parris: I See You in Everyone I Love

15 January - 12 February, 2022

Daisy Parris is a painter of psychological space. Direct text-based works and abstract paintings are made up of a vernacular that has developed through experience, relationships and through the depths and the peaks of their human existence thus far. Parris brings intimacy, insight and integrity to their paintings with great psychological and emotional force. The work is imbued with the sensitivity of one who feels everything, taking us through unflinching narratives and moments of reflection and tenderness. An ode to human existence, their work is sometimes silent, sometimes savage, with paintings that construct self-portraits of personal battles and triumphs in a fast moving yet contemplative assault on the canvas.

Daisy Parris (b. 1993, Kent, UK) lives and works in London, UK and holds BA (Hons) Fine Art from Goldsmiths University, London. Selected forthcoming exhibitions in 2022 – James Fuentes, New York, USA (solo), Nicodim Gallery, New York, USA, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden. Selected recent exhibitions include Pain For Home, M+B, Los Angeles, USA (solo), Star-Studded Canopy, Sim Smith, London, UK (solo), 36 Paintings, Harpers Books, East Hampton, USA, Talk Like Strangers, Part 2 Gallery, Oakland, California, What Kind Of Spirit Is This?, Sim Smith, London, UK and Poem, Las Palmas Project, Lisbon, Portugal.

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