Nicolas Party

Swiss artist Nicolas Party, who was the subject of a solo exhibition at Swiss Institute in 2012, is known for applying his bright, graphic patterns onto everything from ceramics to furniture to floors, ceilings, doorways, and walls. Despite the surreal simplicity of his aesthetic, his work exemplifies his philosophy regarding color theory and line. Solo exhibitions include: Trunks and Faces (2014), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Muenster; Landscape (2014), Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway; Pastel (2014), Gregor Staiger, Zurich; Carrot Stairs (2014), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (Permanent Commission); Still Life oil paintings and Landscape watercolours (2013), The Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow; and Still Life, Stones and Elephants (2012), Swiss Institute, New York.