This studio sale of 22 works of art direct from the studio of contemporary artist Lena Brazin offers a chance to collect mostly smaller in scale paintings from the 'past 3 years' period.
Brazin’s figurative paintings explore the seen and the unseen with an attempt to materialise immateriality, to reflect the fulness of human existence. The iconography in the paintings displays exaggerated and expressively narrated past and present ordinary moments of her life as well as her mystical experiences. She layers her work with vibrant colours and bold brushwork which forces an immediate impression on the audience, rooting them in the moment. Different textures represent mixed dimensions of one’s life where physical matter is being lifted like the veil exposing the ethereal and subconscious. Her work embodies an essential way of understanding the contemporary self, full of paradoxes. Her interest in the observation of the universal complexity of everyday existence including its metaphysical aspects is mirrored in her painting process which is one of instinct and collaboration. She simply listens, responds, and enables the artworks to dictate their own destiny, not forcing any direction and results upon them. With this intuitive approach, the supernatural can manifest itself on the surface. Apparently random visuals are always plucked from somewhere, some feeling, vision, photograph, or thought, they are whole.
Lena Brazin, a largely self-taught painter (b.1985, Kosice, Slovakia) currently lives and works in London, UK. Painting since 2010, Brazin moved to the UK 7 years ago after living and working in Slovakia and France. In 2019, she graduated from the alternative studio-painting programme at Turps Art School and her work has been included in numerous exhibitions such as "A Chorus of Bodies" Liliya Art Gallery 2021, London; "A tiny bit of Fire" Warbling Collective 2021, London; "Coincidental Encounters"(Solo) Four You Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2021; "RA Summer Show 2020" Royal Academy of Arts 2020, London; "Ancient Deities" Arusha Gallery 2020, Edinburgh; "FBA Futures 2020" Mall Galleries 2020, London; "Exceptional" graduate art award, Collyer Bristow Gallery 2020, London; "Turps Painters 2019" Turps Gallery 2019, London; "Artist of the Day" Flowers Gallery 2018, London; "Bow Open Show" at Nunnery Gallery 2018, London. In addition, Brazin has been shortlisted for multiple prizes including: FBA Futures, Exceptional Graduate Art Award, Jackson’s Painting Prize and Bow Arts Open. Furthermore, her work is in the Soho House Collection as well as the hands of private collectors in France, Slovakia, Germany, the UK, the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
In 2022 she will begin a 2 months residency and a solo show in KYAN artist’s project space, Athens, GR.
17. Lena BrazinGuardian of my Galaxy II
Painting, 30 x 30 x 2.5 cm.