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Marcel van Eeden, Sprueth Magers London | reviews, news & interviews

Marcel van Eeden, Sprueth Magers London

Marcel van Eeden, Sprueth Magers London

Seeing things in black and white: a film noir drawn in pencil

Marcel van Eeden draws his gunMarcel van Eeden/Sprueth Magers

An article in this week's New Yorker bemoans the death of drawing in art. Why has the emphasis on craft, Adam Gopnik writes, been replaced by concept? He has evidently not seen the fantastic noirish drawings of Marcel van Eeden at Sprueth Magers in Mayfair.

There is old-fashioned beauty in these works, displayed in a jumpy sequence reflecting the narrative's jerkiness

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