Tim Ayres

1965, Hastings lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Ayres’ work is largely known for it’s use of texts, employing the sharp delineation of stencils to carry the word, or phrase, of the image. In the last year Ayres has moved away from the hard edge of the stencils and, in a radical visual shift, is now using his own handwriting directly into the image.


Tim’s work can be found in many private and public collections both in the Netherlands and beyond, including Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Schunk Heerlen, The New York Public Library and The Sharjah Museum of Art UAE.

Overview Artworks

Apodtrophe, 2019
Eclipse 4 ( pearl), 2016
In Whispers, 2017
Labyrinth, 2017
One's own personal splash, 2017
Sing, 2017
thisoneislike, 2018
We would walk arm in arm, 2017
yet there, there on the other shore, 2017