Skidmore Contemporary Art

American Light 2: Paintings by John Tierney

American Light 2: Paintings by John Tierney

this is not graffiti is it? by john tierney

John Tierney

This is Not Graffiti is it?, 2013

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supreme wall on fairfax, la by john tierney

John Tierney

Supreme Wall on Fairfax, LA, 2013

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psychic on la brea, la by john tierney

John Tierney

Psychic on La Brea, LA, 2013

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bandit at lacma, la by john tierney

John Tierney

Bandit at LACMA, LA, 2013

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paul smith melrose ave, la (late afternoon) by john tierney

John Tierney

Paul Smith Melrose Ave, LA (late afternoon), 2013

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Saturday, April 5, 2014Thursday, May 1, 2014

Skidmore Contemporary Art
Santa Monica, CA USA

John Tierney lives in Durham City in the north east of England. He is a regular visitor to Los Angeles and is interested in both the urban landscape of the city and the desert landscape of Joshua Tree National Park. The light in LA and the desert have, for him, a particular resonance.

He finds the architecture of LA seductively eclectic - both old and new iconic buildings and the whole range of small-scale, quirky establishments that are sometimes invisible to those who live here full-time.

Influenced by the work of Edward Hooper, David Hockney, and the British Pop artist Peter Blake, Tierney has developed a distinctive visual style that is purely his own.

John Tierney had his first one-person exhibition in Los Angeles in 2012. In 2013, he followed with a solo exhibition at the Horsebox Gallery in Knightsbridge, London.