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Artist of the moment……Alison Watt

 

Alison Watt is a British painter from Scotland renown for her works with the figure and fabric. Alison Watt was born in Greenock, Scotland in the year 1965.

Watt attended college at the Glasgow School of Art.

The artist concentrated on painting the figure until a show in 1997 when she exhibited her fabric paintings for the first time.

In this clip a brief interview and retrospective of works by Alison Watt:

Watt is now based out of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Price range information: Watt paints mainly in oils and works range from $25,000 to $150,000. Watt also produces prints, but no pricing schedule available for prints.

Below we take a look at Watt when she was preparing for show at London’s famous National Gallery of Art:

Watt’s paintings of fabric are amazing. My favorite works in this series are paintings of fabric that represent real life subjects, such as flowers. My favorite painting of Watt is titled “rosebud.” A painting that shows a piece of white cloth with folds similar to what one sees when looking at a real rose.

If you enjoy looking at many abstract shapes of cloth, be sure and check out my post on Daniel Adel. Adel has also created a series of paintings of white cloths on dark backgrounds.

 

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Artist of the moment……Fujikasa Satoko

 

 

Fujikasa Satoko is a world renown Japanese ceramicist. Fujikasa Satoko was born in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan in the year 1980. Satoko attended the Tokyo University for the Arts where she earned a masters degree in the fine arts.

price range information: Sorry none available.

Though she is a sculptor, her work reminds me of the painter Daniel Adel. Adel often paints subjects that are very free flowing including crumpled paper and water.

Satoko is featured in many prestigious collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City, and Minneapolis Museum of Art located in Minnesota.

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