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Garden with goddesses

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Garden with goddesses

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Emi Avora

US$ 400

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Watercolor on paper

Unique Work

Dimensions: 29.7cm (H) x 21cm (W) / 11.7" (H) x 8.3" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

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Drawing subject matter from sketches and images from public and personal spaces with a focus on the interior and still life, my works are entering a dialog with painting’s modernist historical canons as well as ponder on our ambiguous relationship with colonial narratives, exoticism, and taste. Sometimes dreamy, sometimes and intense and with the use of lights on the driving seat, the work allows space for invention, creating a gap between looking and making, between the real and the imaginary. Everyday observations become exaggerated through the use of colour and change of scale, focusing on what surprises me or grasps my attention. Stemming from reality, observed elements are weaved into fictional compositions that allow a multitude of readings. Equally, the very process of mark making opens up a platform to investigate painting’s power to transcend imagery by breaking it down to the basics of colour, shape, pattern, and composition.

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Artist Profile

Hometown: Singapore

Based in: Singapore

Emi Avora (1979) is a London trained and Singapore based artist. She has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad. Solo projects include the National Theatre of Greece Athens, South Square Arts Centre, The Apartment Gallery, Athens, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York and Gallery Truebenbach, Cologne. She has participated in a number of group shows including Studio Voltaire, London, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, The Whitechapel Gallery, London and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki. Her work can be found in private as well as public collections in Europe and the USA, including The Wonderful Fund collection and March collection. She has also been an Elizabeth Greenshields recipient and her work has been in various publications including the New York Times, Future Now, Aesthetica Magazine and Defining the Contemporary, The Whitechapel in Association with Sotheby’s.

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