Lot 5 - Serpil Mavi Üstün - Ask Me Again
Pencil on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
I was born in Turkey. I've been living and working in London since April 2016.
Mimar Sinan Fine Art University, İstanbul
2022 Caramel Macchiato, C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul
2019 Everything Is Ok, One Paved Court, London
2018 Royal Arts Prize Runner-up exhibition, Royal Opera Arcade Gallery-London
2015 Along Yourself, Harmony Art Gallery, Istanbul
2013 Timeless, Harmony Art Gallery, Istanbul
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Another Round, Galeri Nev, Istanbul
Mothflower, "Character" Group Show,2022
Contemporary Istanbul -Bloom , 2021
Recto-Verso, C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul
Let it be, C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul
Subsidiary Projects – ROOMS, London,2020
Herstory, C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul
Step İstanbul ‘19, C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul ,2019 Visualy Literate2 Manier Gallery, London
The Other Art Fair London “Not 30 %” curated by Kate Bryan, Saatchi Art, 2018
99 Kare, Art On,
Timeless, HLS Gallery, London
Royal Arts Prize Exhibition 2017, London
Saint Pulcherie Printemps des Artistes Galeri Od’A,
Royal Arts Prize IV. Edition (Second place award), 2017,London
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The artist dealing with loneliness of the individual of the present-day; makes us confront with the personal stories of her fragile, perturbed, melancholic, heroes and heroines who refer to solitude.
Some of these moments that Serpil dwells on, there are some personal eccentricities, which appear in a passive- aggressive way. Even sometimes the personas of her painting make us think that they are taking a kind of pleasure to procreate drama. They can seem indifferent in a case or atmosphere where they are supposed to take pleasure. In a moment that seems ideal, beautiful or happy they can sabotage it. These heroes, who ruin their own pastel world, reflect the conflicts that we deal with, in our daily routine.
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