Brad Downey: An Honest Thief Exhibition

The B in the Brad, 2007 by Brad Downey. Medium: Metal, street signs, light fixtures
Regular CR readers may remember the name Brad Downey – we wrote about the work he was producing with partner in art, Darius, while the pair were studying fine art at The Slade school in London in 2004. Now Downey is based in Berlin and works alone, but is still making works of art inspired by and usually installed on the streets. An Honest Thief – an exhibition of Downey’s work opens today at The Dray Walk Gallery off London’s Brick Lane. Read on to see a selection of work created by the artist since we featured him in the July 2004 issue of CR…


The B in the Brad, 2007 by Brad Downey. Medium: Metal, street signs, light fixtures

Regular CR readers may remember the name Brad Downey – we wrote about the work he was producing with partner in art, Darius, while the pair were studying fine art at The Slade school in London in 2004. Now Downey is based in Berlin and works alone, but is still making works of art inspired by and usually installed on the streets. An Honest Thief – an exhibition of Downey’s work opens today at The Dray Walk Gallery off London’s Brick Lane. Read on to see a selection of work created by the artist since we featured him in the July 2004 issue of CR…


Ladder-Stick-Up, 2007 by Brad Downy. Location: Aberdeen, Scotland. Medium: Scissors. Lifespan: 9 days


Long Weight, 2007 by Brad Downey. Location: Ashford International, England.
Medium: Metal, crossing box


La Somme de L’Oxygéne Dans une Cabine Téléphonique, 2008 by Brad Downey. Location: Paris, France. Medium: Balloons filled with Brad Downey’s CO2.
Lifespan: 4 hours


Negative Space Saves The Day, 2006 by Brad Downey. Medium: Metal, paint


The Tree, 2005. Location: London, England. Medium: Metal, paint, downed signpost. Lifespan:3 weeks

Brad Downey: An Honest Thief runs until 8 February
at The Dray Walk Gallery, Dray Walk, Off Brick Lane, London, E1W 6Q.
The exhibition is hosted by Stolenspace
Tel: +44 (0)20 7247 2684 / Email: info@stolenspace.com

Downey will be signing copies of his book The Adventures of Darius & Downey (Thames & Hudson – cover shown below) this Saturday from 1-3pm at the gallery

To see more of Downey’s work, visit braddowney.com

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