Lot 274 - Preslav Kostov - Rotation of Ben 1
Lot 274 - Preslav Kostov - Rotation of Ben 1
Lot 274 - Preslav Kostov - Rotation of Ben 1

Lot 274 - Preslav Kostov - Rotation of Ben 1

Oil on Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Preslav Kostov CBPP (b.1998, Ruse, Bulgaria) is a figurative painter and elected member of The Contemporary British Portrait Society. His work explores psychological narratives, trauma and its manifestations initially within domestic settings and currently through metaphysical scenes in liminal spaces. 

 

Education 

 

Royal College of Art (2021 - 2023) 
Leeds Arts University (2017 - 2020) 
Royal Drawing School (2016 - 2017) 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

Annual Exhibition - Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries (2022) 
Proserpina - Apiary Studios (2022) 
RAW - Soho Revue (2022) 
Figurative Art Now - Federation of British Artist x Mall Galleries (2021) 
Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Award - Virtual Exhibition (Longlisted) (2021) 
Small Pleasures - All Mouth Gallery x The Auction Collective (2021)  
Annual Exhibition - Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries (2021) 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork   

 

Rotations of Ben is a series exploring the tropes of seclusion and introspection whilst focusing on the vulnerability, or lack there of, during repeated observation. 
 

 

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