Lot 138 - Lucy Cade - Into The Unknown
Oil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for War Child UK
Painting, sculpture, installation; inspired by film, gendered experience and neurodivergence; lives and works between London and Rutland, UK.
MA Fine Art, City & Guilds of London Art School, 2022-23
Turps Correspondence Course 2021-22
BA Hons Classics, Oxford
Curator Space Bursary #18
Oppenheim-John Downes Award
Jackson's Painting Prize (shortlisted)
Arts Council Developing Your Creative Practice Award
Alpine Fellowship Visual Arts Prize (shortlisted)
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
These paintings loosely reference the 1947 film ' Lady from Shanghai' by Orson Welles, a noir psychodrama which portrays a femme fatale and her various relationship breakdowns. It presents an observation of trauma in the aftermath of the world wars. The works seek to critique the presentation of female mental illness and trauma.
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