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43. Louise Boulter

Black Boots, Black Cat

Estimate: £600 - 900

The Spring Auction - Lot 43, Louise Boulter, Black Boots, Black Cat

Signed 'LB' (on the front) and dated (on the reverse)
Oil and oil pastel on linen
61 x 91 cm.
Created in 2018

Black Boots, Black Cat hints at a story, or a conversation, but the stark cropping of the work leaves us guessing.

The work of London-based painter Louise Boulter, sits between abstract and representative art. She combines drawing from life with memory and imagination.

Her paintings have a carefully constructed flatness and a lack of perspective. This deliberately acts as a foil to her subject, which is often a form of social commentary. They are real, but not too real.

Work in this series explores an individual’s sense of isolation from the ‘outside’ world; a feeling of discord with one’s surroundings and oneself. The artist draws on reality and fantasy to mirror the fickle patterns of the mind.

Accolades
Louise Boulter graduated in 2018 with a BA in Art and Design. 

The Spring Auction - Lot 43, Louise Boulter, Black Boots, Black Cat

23 Mar Mar 23

Menier Gallery, London SE1 1RU