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Brad Downey‘s first solo show, “An Honest Thief”, opened at the StolenSpace Gallery in Dray Walk, east London, on Thursday. Downey uses film, sculpture, painting and drawing to interpret the urban landscape. On one wall of the gallery is Animals That Crossed (2007 – current), a series of animals skins, spread out like miniature rugs or arty roadkill.

Continuing the road theme, The B in Brad (2007) dominates the room. According to the artist, this sculpture of signs represents the “multitudes of signals and systems that govern our cities and imperceptibly determine our everyday movement”.

Downey was named as one of the ArtReview 25 MA graduates to watch in 2005.

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