Lot 207 - Helen Beard - Caressed
Mixed Media Collage on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Helen Beard (b.1971) creates work that vibrates with movement and colour in a celebration of the erotic experience. Her paintings often represent explicit views of sexual acts and present a joyous, female-centric depiction of sensual joy.
Sensitive Content' - co-curated group exhibition at Unit London, September - October, 2022; The Desire Path, Reflex Amsterdam, 2020; It's Her Factory, Unit London, 2019; True Colours, Newport Street Gallery, 2018
Reflex, Amsterdam www.reflexamsterdam.com
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
My submitted works are an exploration of negative space, working with 2D shapes to illustrate a physical action. Inspired by Baldessari, my concept was to use cutouts as minimal description: editing out any extraneous form and colour. The challenge was deciding what to leave in and what to leave out!
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