Portraits and Seascapes Art Exhibition

5th Base Gallery, Shoreditch   PORTRAITS AND SEASCAPES ART EXHIBITION by  ALEKSANDAR BA ŠIĆ AND LUKE BRANCA  10 - 13 APRIL 2019 Portraits & Seascapes is an exhibition of new works by Aleksandar Bašić and Luke Branca . Both artists are known for responding to traditional fine art genres in highly contemporary ways. This is what brings them together for a third consecutive year at 5th Base Gallery. Portraits of renowned artists, painted in bright colours, reflecting elements of their own visual language; this is the best way to describe Aleksandar Bašić’s latest works. Art history itself, the wonders and horrors of technology and a sense of mystery are important underlying subjects. The paintings conclude a long running series created over the past three years, with the more recent pieces showing a concentrated focus on colour and paint as a material.        Luke Branca’s new work is inspired by stories of the sea. He h