‘Reveries’ is an exhibition of two British painters, Gill Button & William Brickel, who explore the need for physical contact in a time of social distance and isolation.
Gill Button paints memories of faces glimpsed in the street, on the flash on a screen, or in a private moment. Some of her small portraits use thick layers of paint, luxuriating in the lushness of the material. But many of Gill’s new portraits have a hazier quality, as if the subject were at a distance, almost fading out of sight or floating in the mist of memory. Alongside these, larger cinematic works capture...