This Friday, Ian Francis (featured) will be unveiling a new series of works entitled 10,000 Years From Now at London’s Lazarides (Rathbone Place). On our recent journey around the globe, we had the pleasure to trek up to Bristol to visit Ian’s studio. While there, we saw numerous pieces as they were in progress including ones that highlighted his seductive figures and mysterious landscapes tugging at the boundaries between the literal and the abstract.

Watching Ian work is simply amazing. From carefully rendered studies comes a flood of colors & shapes which he constructs then deconstructs until a strangely familiar composition takes hold. Check out an inside look at Ian’s studio and a preview of the upcoming show after the jump.

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