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The Autumn Auction 2020

10 DEC 2020 7:00 PM
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The Autumn Auction 2020 - Lot 23, Olly Fathers, Playing with Space

23. Olly Fathers

Playing with Space

Signed (on the reverse of the paper and the frame)
71.8 x 54.9 cm.
Wood vinyl and card on 220gsm heavy cartridge paper, in a solid walnut frame
Created in 2020
This work is unique. 

ESTIMATE

£900 - 1,100

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The Autumn Auction 2020 (23/69)

Notes

Olly Fathers graduated from Wimbledon College of Art in 2010. His work investigates how man made structures contribute to the way we perceive, judge and negotiate our positions in space. Fathers explores the subconscious interaction between people and objects, resulting in a visual journey inspired by architecture, people and the city he calls home.

Concerned with shape, form, edges and colour, Fathers explores surface and texture through collage and relief. His geometric forms reflect the spaces between manmade obstacles in the urban landscape, asking the viewer to consider their relationship to the built environment. Meticulously assembled, these works playfully dance between two and three dimensions, with colours acting as shadows to make some elements float above the picture plane.

Accolades 
Wimbledon collage of Art BA Hons 2010
Harder Edge, Saatchi Gallery 2018-19
Commissioned entrance mural for The Other Art Fair 2018
Solo Show at Bearspace Gallery, Deptford 2020
Perfectionism Trick of the Eye, group online exhibition hosted by gallery in NY, 2020
Commissioned shopfront on Carnaby Street as part of London Design Festival 2017.

Olly Fathers work is in the Soho House Collection and other notable collections in New Zealand, New York, Florida, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland and more. 

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