Auctions / The Summer Auction 2019 / The Royal Academy of Procrastination

The Summer Auction 2019

06 JUL 2019 6:00 PM - 06 JUL 2019 8:00 PM
Candid Arts, London EC1V 1NQ
The Summer Auction 2019 - Lot 34, Martin Grover, The Royal Academy of Procrastination
The Summer Auction 2019 - Lot 34, Martin Grover, The Royal Academy of Procrastination

34. Martin Grover

The Royal Academy of Procrastination

Signed and dated
Hand stencilled screen print on paper
38 x 50 cm.
Created in 2019
This work is number 10 from an edition of 25.

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£160 - 240

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Notes

This is work is from an ongoing series of procrastination club prints...... the clubs themselves never actually get off the ground forever remaining on the drawing board.

"Like a lot of fellow homo sapiens my tendency to procrastinate is chronic and this inspired The South London Procrastination Club which originally was just the title for a show but it seemed to strike a chord and it culminated in doing a Royal Academy of Procrastination print that was hung and sold out at last years RA Summer show."

Martin Grover is an enthusiastic screen printer and realist painter. His sources and inspirations are varied: childhood recollections, short stories, poems, old records, sheds, shelters and bus stops amongst others. The resulting artworks are beautifully realised with a mix of humorous, whimsical, haunting or melancholic contexts. 

Accolades

Martin Grover is a graduate of the Foundation Croydon Art School, has a BA in Fine Art from Trent Polytechnic and an MA from the Royal Academy Schools. In 1993 he was a runner up for the John Moores painting prize and his work has been selected for five RA Summer Exhibitions.

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