Lot 95 - Robert Dukes - Scissors
Oil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for War Child UK
Born in Hull 1965. Lives London. Teaches for the Royal Drawing School.
Grimsby School of Art (Foundation) 1981-1984
Slade School of Art (Diploma) 1984-1988
Boise Travel Scholarship 1988
5 solo shows at Browse & Darby: 2005, 08,11,15, 20
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: exhibited 14 times since 2000
"In Colour: Sickert to Riley" Wolfson Gallery Charleston, 2019
"Eye to Eye: Selected Works from the Lambirth Collection" Djanogly Gallery, 2022
"Homage to Braque" Bernard Jacobson at Art Basel 2022
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
I mainly paint still-lifes and I've painted these particular scissors a few times over the years.
The drawing is a detail from a painting by one of the Le Nain brothers. I draw for an hour or more each morning before painting to get my eye 'in'.
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