Lot 151 - Lucy Mahon - Glad Rags
Acrylic on linen on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for War Child UK
Lucy Mahon is Watford born, London based artist and illustrator. Working across a mixture of mediums, she makes simple, classic and playful pieces of art and illustration.
Much of her work is based around rituals and places that bring about comfort, nostalgia, happiness or a feeling of home. Often rooted in the everyday, her collections are visual love letters to the world we live in. Lucy’s recent collaborations include Soho House & Soho Home, NET-A-PORTER, Smythson and North Coast Asylum gallery.
University of Leeds, BA English and History of Art
North Coast Asylum
Amelia Maxwell Art Advisory
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
Lucy’s collection of postcards weave domesticity and the comfort of home, childhood rituals and the privilege of growing up.
Under the same moon I & II are pieces drawn from Lucy’s recent artist residency at Casa Balandra. Etched into the paint and bedsheets/sea are goodnight wishes in the different languages from friends made during the residency - Spanish, Ukrainian, Farsi, Swedish, Danish, Turkish and English.
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