Backwater (broken glass, cistern bloo, milk, sandwich bags, necklace, clingfilm, bedroom floor sweepings, hair gel, bingo chips, sellotape, noodles), 2017
Edition of 40
45 x 33 cm
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About the artwork
This limited edition photographic print by London-based artist Samara Scott, is a timely, suggestive blend of items the artist happens upon, a soup of discarded material and organic matter. Though painterly in effect, Scott’s works slip between infusions of nature and artificial imitation, antiquity and plasticity, synthetic import and organic craft class. Scott’s curiously beautiful works are, as the artist explains, “still lives of vanity,” and works of “confessional impressionism” intimately depicting and exploring the debris of consumerism.
About the artist
Samara Scott (b. 1985, London, UK) lives and works in London. Solo exhibitions include Belt and Road, Tramway, Glasgow, (2018); Jacobs Creek, The Sunday Painter, Offsite / Four Six One Nine , Los Angeles, (2016); Pumphouse & Battersea Park, London, (2016); Frieze London w/ The Sunday Painter, London (2015); Still Life, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, (2015); Silks, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, (2015); Aquarelle Gastebutch, Ermes at Granpalazzo Rome, (2015); Harvest, The Sunday Painter, London, (2014); High Street, Zabludowicz Collection, London, (2014); Poems, Almanac Projects, London, (2013) Baggy, Mars!, Frankfurt, (2013), and Still Life, The Sunday Painter, Art Projects/London Art Fair, London, (2013). Samara is a multidisciplinary artist focusing on photography, painting and film and set building.
Samara Scott is represented by The Sunday Painter, London.
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