1st October 2013

ON ASH FORK by Gemma Billington (October 2013)

On being asked to contribute some thoughts and ideas about Brian Neish’s work for this publication, I was able to have Ash Fork hanging in my studio for a few weeks. It was an engaging presence so I often found myself looking at it, and absorbing its particular qualities. At first sight he appeared to have dissolved the distinction between […]
1st June 2011

NOBLE DECAY Solo Exhibition at Malraux Gallery (June 2011)

By 2011, Brian had been living in France for some time and was asked to show during the local arts festival that summer. This new work called on the inspiration of the red hydrant cover panels on the sides of houses in the hilltop towns of Tuscany. Brian refers to his interest in the wear and aging of these surfaces as ‘Noble Decay’ ...
1st January 2010

NEW WORK Solo Exhibition at Fisherton Mill Gallery (May 2010)

FOR THE FISHERTON MILL SHOW, BRIAN PRESENTED A COMBINATION OF LANDSCAPE WORK (TREES IN DYNAMIC SPACE), COLOUR STUDIES AND THE FIRST OF THE PANELS SERIES THAT HAD BEEN BASED ON SEEING RED HYDRANT COVER PANELS ...