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Oil on jute

90 × 80 cm


Guide Price: £1,000

Brixton based artist Venetia Berry (b. 1993) paints the nude female figure through an abstracted lens, simplifying the form using pure line. She aims to reverse the male gaze, challenging the archetypical sexualised female nude. Berry studied painting at the Leith School of Art, Edinburgh (2012-2014) and at the Royal Drawing School, London on the Drawing Intensive Year (2015-2016). Her most recent exhibitions include Glamour Beauty Festival, Saatchi Gallery, London (2019); Partnership Editions, ‘How She Looks’, Benk and Bo, London (2019) and ‘Stretch Marks’, Solo Exhibition at Noho Studios, London (2018).

Terms and Conditions: Please note all works will be available for collection from Wednesday 17 November 2021 at Freedom from Torture offices, 111 Isledon Road, London N7 7JW. The artwork will be safely stored, free of charge until Friday 17 December 2021. Alternatively, Freedom from Torture can help organise national and international delivery of artworks through a third party, to the winner. The winning bidder will be responsible for all delivery costs and will be invoiced directly by the third party.

Lot No.: EL89-96-00050
Kindly donated by Caroline Rupert