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Nicholas Hatfull (born in Tokyo, Japan) is a painter who lives and works in Norwich, UK. Hatfull’s first solo exhibition in the United States, titled Shades, is on view at Dracula’s Revenge in New York through June 18. Hatfull received a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 2011, and was the Sainsbury Scholar in Painting and Sculpture at the British School at Rome in 2012. Recent solo exhibitions include Josh Lilley, London (2020, 2017, 2014); The Club, Tokyo (2019); and Peles Empire, London (2012). Group exhibitions include Leave the road; take the trail at Xenia Creative Retreat, Hampshire (2022); Timelessness at The Club, Tokyo (2020); Stains On A Decade at Josh Lilley, London (2019); Folly at Emalin, Airth, Scotland (2016); D’Après Giorgio at Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, Rome (2012); and Re-generation at Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome (2012). His work has appeared in Financial Times, Frieze, Mousse, and Time Out, among others. Hatfull’s writing about painting has appeared in Apollo, Frieze, Mousse, and monographs such as Michael Armitage ‘You, Who Are Still Alive’ (2022).
[…] Nicholas Hatfull recently chatted with us about, among other things, his exhibition, Shades, which runs until June 18 at Dracula’s Revenge in NYC. The title sprang from a Takeshi Kitano film, and initially, Hatfull considered calling the show Shades of Kitano to allude to the way in which others’ work influences us. Ultimately, he shortened to just Shades, which globalizes the concept of influence. To hear more about the show and more, listen to the complete interview. […]