Lydia Bauman F9

 

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In September 2017 I travelled to Northern New Mexico to see for myself the places painted by the legendary Georgia O’Keeffe. I wanted to gain a better insight into the nature of her achievement as one of the most celebrated American painters of the 20th century. The art historian in me wanted to deepen my understanding of her work. The artist in me needed to challenge my own landscape painting practice. I was curious to find out how two artists working in different times, with different methods and techniques could do justice to that landscape. Georgia, who called it her ‘backyard’ painted it it situ, but on a small scale and in traditional oil on canvas. Can an artist, who has only a brief acquaintance with the region, working in London, but equipped with a set of experimental techniques, reflect the grandeur and local spirit of the land?

 

The journey and its revelations were beyond my wildest expectations.

 

I’m dedicating the next 10 months to creating a series of paintings in response to what I had seen, using my own unique mixed media technique with which I hope to capture the texture and spirit of the desert. It will be a period of experimentation and innovation, searching for new methods best suited to portray this most challenging of landscapes. It will culminate with a major solo show at London’s prestigious Mall Galleries scheduled from 24 February to 2 March 2019.

 

GET INVOLVED – check out my Kickstarter campaign

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I’m running a Kickstarter campaign in order to spread the word about this exciting project and gain support to help me complete the new series of paintings, frame and document them in an exhibition catalogue and finance the exhibition.. Your pledges will earn exciting awards in the form of, among others, signed prints, exclusive studio and National Gallery events, and original paintings.

 

The campaign runs till 31st July 2018

 

Please watch, please pledge, please be part of this journey and help me make it happen.

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122x122cm  mixed media on panel

122x122cm
mixed media on panel

 

 

Green Plantation.

122x122cm mixd media on Panel
In the Collection of Studio Gallery,Palace of Culture, Warsaw

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48 in x 60 in
Charcoal and wax on canvas
Tree seen in St James Park in Spring

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48in x 36in
mixed media with resin, wax, glitter, ink
Tree observed on the Cote d”Azur one Christmas

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48 ” x 60 “
mixed media with silver leaf on canvas

 

48"x60" mixed media with resin on canvas

48″x60″
mixed media with resin on canvas

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mixed media, paper set in resin, finished with plaster, wax, sand
an experiment for a painting without frame or glazing
light of the wall behind comes through the resin surround

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20″x16″
mixed media, paper set in resin, finished with plaster, wax, sand
an experiment for a painting without frame or glazing
light of the wall behind comes through the resin surround

Hutton Beck

12″x’12
mixed media on paper – framed
recently included in the exhibition “Art in Yorkshire from Turner to Hockney” at Mercer Galleries , Harrogate, Yorkshire

How Stean Beck

12″x’12
mixed media on paper – framed
recently included in the exhibition “Art in Yorkshire from Turner to Hockney” at Mercer Galleries , Harrogate, Yorkshire

Bransdale at dusk

12″x’12″ mixed media on paper – framed. Recently included in the exhibition “Art in Yorkshire from Turner to Hockney” at Mercer Galleries , Harrogate, Yorkshire

Winter in Wensleydale

12″x’12″ mixed media on paper – framed. Recently included in the exhibition “Art in Yorkshire from Turner to Hockney” at Mercer Galleries , Harrogate, Yorkshire

 

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