OPENING SATURDAY 18 FEBRUARY 17.00 – 21.00
Since bursting onto the art scene in 2007 Bortusk Leer’s happy, childish, neon artwork has been appearing and popping up on streets and gallery walls around the world.
The self-proclaimed pioneer of ‘art-comedy’, Bortusk Leer’s philosophy is epitomised by his slogan: ‘Cheer Up You Bastards’.
His street works sole purpose is to brighten up the viewers’ day and put a smile on their face, brief encounters that distract us from the seriousness of life.
Residing in Amsterdam but originally from the UK, his brightly coloured, painted monsters occupy walls, windows, doors and electricity boxes wherever he can find them and wait patiently to surprise the next unsuspecting member of the public.
The idea behind ‘Fuck off winter’ is best summed up in his own words…“If you‘re sick of the cold, the extra darkness, idiots being in charge of the world even life in general. Well this show is guaranteed to make you feel better about shit or you’re already dead!”
EXHIBITION TILL 16 APRIL 2017
Gallery opening times: Wednesday – Sunday, 11 – 7 PM