Lot 23 - Rachel Deacon - Woman with Doves
Lot 23 - Rachel Deacon - Woman with Doves
Lot 23 - Rachel Deacon - Woman with Doves
Lot 23 - Rachel Deacon - Woman with Doves

Lot 23 - Rachel Deacon - Woman with Doves

Oil on Paper

A6 (15 x 10cm) Original Artwork 

Signed on verso

 

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

I am quite open in my passion for story telling, regularly using the written word as an inspiration for my work, fixing on a piece of text as the start point for a series of sketches that will evolve into the finished piece. My work is not illustrative of the text, but delights in the re-telling, the sentiment or idea.  
 
I have always painted women. Even as a child, I was fascinated by the relationships between women, family and friends, and their interaction with men. Now the work I make gives me the opportunity to depict women as I see them around me - as strong, seductive, powerful beings. And I relish the beauty in the contours of the feminine shape. I am drawn to the female form, and just don't find men as interesting to paint. 
 
My aim is to imbue my paintings with mystery and enigma. My multi-layered work makes no apology for being erotic, and I enjoy celebrating women’s sexuality and reflecting their power and tenacity. 

 

Education 

 

BA Hons Chelsea School of Art 

 

Gallery Representation 

 

Catto Gallery London 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork 

 

A classical painting using vivid colour and combining the female form and nature. 

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