london: the kiss

british artist siân hislop's cool solo show le baiser [the kiss] just opened at french riviera. on display are a series of works on paper that investigate the spaces between triumph and decay in americana. the filmic kisses depicted in this show are the perfected substance of love songs but also invoke the more sinister qualities of teenage obsession [on through jun 5]. location: 309 bethnal green road [bethnal green]. © siân hislop - the kiss [2011] - oil and acrylic ink on paper