Lot 14 - Rebecca Hardaker - The feast of Venus no. II
Acrylic on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Curated by Vittoria Beltrame
Rebecca Hardaker is a visual artist painting directly with her hands, making her work a tactile experience of expression. She works from reality as she creates abstract forms and shapes, presenting to the audience abstract landscape paintings with imaginative details, while sometimes incorporating excerpts from inspiring texts.
BA in Classical studies at the University of Manchester MA in Heritage Management at the University of Birmingham
Art on a Postcard, Verity Babbs curated selection - November 2023
Featured in Lucy Donavan’s ‘107 Female Artists You Need To Know in 2023’
The Nomad Salon, ‘ The Art Collector’s Home’, 19th August - 19th November 2023
Intuition Goes Before You, Vittoria Beltrame x BWG, 13 Soho Square W1D 3QF, 11th-20th August 2023
Interrupted art at Somerset House, 8th June 2023
All that matters to me now, Greatorex street gallery, 1st-6th June 2023
Old Parcels Office Open Art Space Exhibition, 11th February to 12th March 2023
Fitzrovia Gallery, She Came, She Saw, She Conquered, 18th -23rd October 2022
Palette presents ‘Pie in the Sky’, 13th-14th September 2022
The Summer Exhibition at Heal’s, 20th June - 11th September 2022
Bright Young Things at Alex Eagle, July - 11th September 2022
KCAW X Chelsea Windows, 18th June - 2nd July 2022
Every Women Biennial, Copeland Gallery 2nd - 9th July 2021
Received the Frank Herring & Sons Award by the Pastel Society
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The title is taken from Rubens' 'The Feast of Venus’; this painting celebrates the power of love. There are three works that were submitted for Art on a Postcard for International Women's Day 2024, each card has a layer that has been stripped back. The cards are an abstract representation of the artist, as the layers are removed she is celebrating the beauty and purity of love given by women in her life, gradually each card reveals how women allow her to be her truest self.
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