Lot 40 - Noa Weintraub - Untitled (Crochet and Pot)
Watercolour on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Noa Weintraub is a London based artist working predominantly in ceramics.
With a background in Fine Art and fashion, Noa interweaves these two worlds together and creates objects that not only celebrate her passion for decoration but also for history and textiles.
Her large vessels are elaborately decorated with hand-painted designs featuring lace, crochet and flower motifs. The starting point of each lace pattern depicted, is an old Master's portrait of a female sitter. A detail from a cuff, collar or hem, is transformed and adapted onto the ceramic vessel. Playing around with different influences and time periods have always provided a backdrop to her ideas.
2011 – 2014 Ceramics course - Camden Arts Centre
1995 – 1998 BA Hons Fine Art - Chelsea College of Art
Turning Earth Ceramics' at Barbican Centre, London – March 2018
'All Scars Have A Pink That Shows' at Tripp Gallery, London - 23rd Nov - 4th Dec 2017
'Spring Forms' at Mint Gallery, London - May 2016
'The State of Clay' at Milliken, London - 19-24th Sept 2016
'Summer Takeover' at Camden Arts Centre, London - Sept 2015
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The watercolour paintings submitted are a continuum of my ceramic practice which is heavily influenced by textiles, lace and crochet. I was interested in representing one of my mini pots next to floating pom-poms and a lace/crochet background. Exploring Surrealist ideas. In addition to this - floating lips reminiscent of Man Ray's A l'heure de l'observatoire: les amoureux, are too suspended in mid air with a crochet backdrop. Ideas of femininity, and considered female pursuits are recurring themes in my work.
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