STUDIO WEST Presents “The Blush Upon Her Cheek”

by Rubén Palma
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Founded in 2021, by Caroline Boseley, and co-curated by Bella Bonner-Evans, STUDIO WEST, will be presenting “The Blush Upon Her Cheek“, a multidisciplinary exhibition of works by Leo Costelloe (b.1991), Florence Reekie (b.1991) and Ki Yoong (1988). Drawing from Restoration Court painter Sir Peter Lely’s Windsor Beauties (1660s), a set of eleven portraits depicting ladies of the court of King Charles II, the exhibition sees a trio of contemporary artists examine the problematics entrenched in the cultivation and appreciation of beauty.

Located in the famous Notting Hill area in London, STUDIO WEST, is known for its concept-driven group exhibitions, authentic community engagement, and comprehensive support to London’s emerging creators, while working with some of the UK’s most exciting emerging and newly established artists.

“The Blush Upon Her Cheek”, will run from January 25February 22, at STUDIO WEST, Unit 1, 216 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 1NR Nearest Tube: Ladbroke Grove / Notting Hill Gate.

Florence Reekie, Lasting Glow, 2023, Oil on Fabric, 70 x 100cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Florence Reekie, Even Toned (Diptych), 2023, Oil on Fabric, 75 x 55cm & 75 x 50cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Ki Yoong, Wyvern, 2024, Oil on Wood Panel, Steel and Silk, 24 x 18 x 4 cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Ki Yoong, Quatrefoil, 2024, Oil on Wood Panel, Sapele Wood and Steel, 45 x 36 x 2 cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Ki Yoong, Shield, 2024, Oil on Wood Panel and Steel, 31 x 23 x 4 cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Ki Yoong, Roses, Barbed, 2024, Oil on Wood Panel, Sapele Wood and Steel, 47 x 37 x 4 cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Leo Costelloe, Ribbon Candleholder, 2024, Sterling Silver, 19 x 19 x 15.5cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Leo Costelloe, Two Ribbon Cutlery Set for Lana, 2023, Sterling Silver, 5 x 22cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST
Leo Costelloe, Ribbon Candlestick Number 39, 2023, Sterling Silver, 16 x 12cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist and STUDIO WEST

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