78 Lyndhurst Way
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78 Lyndhurst Way was a squat in a Grade II listed Victorian-period house in Peckham, London, England, which was known predominantly as an art exhibitions space. The artists who initiated "Lyndhurst Way" exhibitions were James Balmforth, Bobby Dowler, Christopher Green, Oliver Eales, Simon Simon Milner, Oliver Griffin and Shaun McDowell.
Lyndhurst Way is also renowned for being the nucleus which the Hannah Barry Gallery emerged from in January 2008. The Lyndhurst Way exhibitions began with '10 Rooms and a Sculpture Garden' on November 3, 2006, and closed with 'Bold Tendencies' ending October 7, 2007. The Peckham Pavilion, one of the first Unofficial Pavilions (Venice Biennale) represented the Hannah Barry Gallery at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. This included many Lyndhurst Way artists including the core group. Lyndhurst Way is sometimes referred to as an art collective, the "core" group of artists have worked together on international group shows including "PECKHAMNEWYORKPARIS".
Seven of the exhibitions were held in the squat house at number 78 Lyndhurst Way, the Grade II listed Victorian building followed by two off-site projects initiated by Hannah Barry with spaces provided by Southwark Council. The first of which was held at the now defunct Area10 project space in Peckham, and the second and final exhibition being the inauguration of the Bold Tendencies Sculpture Project which was originally held on the rooftop of Sumner House, an old school building in North Peckham.
Since the end of the 'Lyndhurst Way' exhibitions the core artists went on to be represented by Hannah Barry Gallery, and the Bold Tendencies Sculpture Project continues each summer on the rooftop of Peckham multistory car-park.
- BOLD TENDENCIES 1, 29 September – 7 October 2007
- MONUMENTAL PAINTING SCULPTURE & FILM, 7–14 August 2007
- INTERNATIONAL TIMES: NEW WORKS OF ART BY YOUNG FOREIGN ARTISTS, 29 July – 5 August 2007
- BUILDING AND BREAKING: DRAWING IN PENCIL, 24–30 June 2007
- EXPERIMENTS WITH FIGURATION, 20–26 May 2007
- LANDSCAPE, FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY, 14–21 April 2007
- SMALL PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE, 24–31 March 2007
- COLOUR AND LINE, 27 January – 2 February 2007
- 10 ROOMS AND A SCULPTURE GARDEN, 4–8 November 2006
A total of 55 young artists were shown in the exhibitions, including
Michael Allen, Simon Auld, Max Bacharach, Tom Barnett, Pawel Benes, Raphaële Bidault-Waddington, Katie Blyth, Tim Bouckley, Kristoffer Busch, Gareth Cadwallader, James Capper, Nathan Cash Davidson, C'est Moi Ce Soir, Simon Christopher, Michael Conrads, Riccardo Del Conte, Fu Deng, Oliver Eales, Neil Farber, Andy Forshaw, Laura Gill, James Hankey, Rosemary Hudson, Adelita Husni Bey, Konsta Huusko, Nick Jeffrey, Asta Kalpokaite, Konstantina Kapanidou, Marcus Kleinfeld, Henrik Lindal, Alex Massouras, R. Mehearties, Simon Milner, Lucy Moore, Renata Pasel, Marta Pierobon, James Quinn, Grit Richter, Paul Searle, Meg Shirayama, Harvey Somerfield, Samuel Sparrow, Matthew Stone, Danny Sturgess, Kwang-Sung Hong, Lynton Talbot, Liesel Thomas, Sasha Vinci, Edward Wallace and Nicola Wallis.
- Artist-run space
- Unofficial Pavilions (Venice Biennale)
- Artist cooperative
- Auto Italia South East
- City Racing
- Is Tropical
- '10 Rooms and a Sculpture Garden', Saatchi Gallery blog, 10.2006
- 'Art House', The Guardian: Arts Blog, 03.11.2006
- 'Peckham Art Squats' Time Out magazine, 04.2007
- 'Having Fun with Figures', The Financial Times, 19.05.2007
- 'The Peckham Set', The Evening Standard E S magazine, 16.10.09
- 'London Calling', Modern Painters, 01.12.2009
- 'The artists who are hot to squat' The Observer, 12.04.2009
- 'Monumental Painting, Sculpture and Film', The Financial Times, 4 August 2007
- hannah barry gallery
- 'Bold Tendencies II', The Financial Times, 12 July 2008
- PECKHAMNEWYORKPARIS website
- Lyndhurst Way website
- Bold Tendencies Sculpture Project website
- Hannah Barry Gallery website