28th Sep, 2023 10:30

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
  Lot 95
 

* VICKI GOLDEN (BRITISH b. 1970)
UNTITLED

oil on board, signed and dated 2018 verso
framed

image size 35cm x 37cm, overall size 43cm x 44cm

Note: Offered without reserve.
Note 2: Vicki was born in East Boldre in the New Forest in 1970. She gained a diploma in Fine Art from Byam Shaw School of Art in 1992, and then studied for a BA Hons at Solent University, Southampton. Her lifelong love of nature is at the heart of her paintings: landscapes, seascapes and imaginative compositions featuring wild and domestic animals, often accompanied by a female figure who is an alter ego. Colour is a very important aspect to the work, heightened and expressive in nature. Vicki is influenced by naïve and surrealist art, with Frida Kahlo, Henri Rousseau, Stanley Spencer and the Swiss artist Balthus among many important figures in the development of her style, described as 'naïve yet sophisticated' by her tutors. Her paintings have a similar style as that of the early Bloomsbury School, Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant in particular.

 

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Sold for £50
Estimated at £100 - £150


 
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