Lot 428 - Kelly-Anne Davitt - Refreshers
Acrylic and Oil on Paper
A6 (10 x 15cm) Original Artwork
Signed on verso
Artist and curator Kelly-Anne Davitt is known for hyper-real virtuoso painting style in vibrant pop tones, and her humorous and provocative light-sculptures. Her electrifyingly immaculate canvases fuse traditional still life and portraiture with a contemporary approach, inspired by advertising imagery, pop culture, nostalgic childhood memories and feminist themes. She has exhibited widely across the UK from Cork Street to The Potteries.
1999-2002 - London Guildhall University - BA Honours Fine Art
Directly after graduating college Davitt was chosen to exhibit in the BP portraits Awards.
Recent exhibitions include Davitt’s curatorial debut, The Most Powerful Woman In The Universe and Pop Now! both held at Gallery 46 in Whitechapel; Kapow - The Art of Superheroes and Villains held at The Potteries Museum; Painting Now and 12 Hughes at Hix Art in Old street. Successful solo shows include Beach Balls and Melons at Dadiani Fine art, Cork Street and Feel Good at Blacks, Soho.
Kelly-Anne Davitt represents herself.
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
Refreshers is a hyper-real, still life, oil painting inspired by popular culture. This intricate study of retro sweet packaging explores a sensory nostalgia and a history of a love of sweets.
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