Sunday, 10 January 2016
Review of Peter Newman: Subterranean Blues at CNB Gallery
Peter Newman: Subterranean Blues
24 November 2015 – 14 February 2016
Descending the stairs to the subterranean, blue-painted cellar that is CNB Gallery, visitors are met with an unlikely series of photographs: eight large-scale, circular prints, each offering a periscopic vista up towards the sky. Forming part of Peter Newman’s Metropoly project, these images take viewers to cities around the world – London, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris – capturing contemporary buildings, Modernist structures and century-old churches alike, seen from below, as if by an ant, alongside trees, clouds and, in the centre, always, a glimpse of sky.
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