Ben Ashton: Four Photographs
Ben Ashton is a London-based visual artist specialising in hyper-realist portraiture and ambitious, immersive installation works. His work combines precision in execution with humor and character, balancing emotive response with a strong contextual foundation.
Ashton graduated with a BA at New Castle University in 2006 and completed his MA at the Slade in 2008. Upon finishinb his BA, he started showing and selling his work during the summer of 2006 in several London galleries. In his work Ashton explores the intricacies of living in modern times and experiencing the political and social weight of the past.