A Taste for Perfection Launch & Exhibition by Abigail Jones

28.09.23, 18:30 - 21:30


Presse Books & FormaHQ
140 Great Dover Street

Join us for the launch of a new book of paintings by Abigail Jones. This event will also feature a collection of Jones’s pieces from the ‘A Taste for Perfection’ series.

Since 2008, Jones has been habitually making text-driven, dated works on paper that record and translate events relating to her own life and which reference and interpret events on the global stage. She refers to these (now over 1200) paintings broadly, as a ‘A Taste for Perfection’.

Designed with Paul Bailey, the publication features 155 pieces from the series. This sprawling collection records impressions of daily existence that are simultaneously personal, popular, and political. A partial record of an ongoing life’s work, it reveals the artist’s enduring bid to apprehend, order and contain time.

The publication also features an interview with Jones conducted by the artist Holly Márie Parnell.

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