Kerlin Gallery opens an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Paul Winstanley

Kerlin Gallery is presenting Faith After Saenredam and Other Paintings, an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Paul Winstanley. In this exhibition, Winstanley reimagines lost paintings and drawings by the Dutch Golden Age artist Pieter Saenredam (1597–1665). Best-known for his depictions of whitewashed church interiors, Saenredam captured the restrained character of Dutch Reformation architecture and popularised a new style of realism in the 17th Century. His reverence for serene, deserted interiors, precise use of perspective and muted tones find an echo in Winstanley’s work, which has depicted similarly ascetic spaces in the past: British art schools during summer break, vacant walkways, veiled windows and empty TV lounges. Winstanley began this body of work with Lost (After Saenredam), which recreates a missing Saenredam painting of Utrecht’s Mariakerk (1647) from a surviving,

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