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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    Oliver Osborne (B. 1985)

    Pink Bum (Plein Air)

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    Oliver Osborne (B. 1985)
    Pink Bum (Plein Air)
    signed, titled and dated 'PINK BUM OLIVER OSBORNE 2011' (on the stretcher); signed, titled and dated 'Pink Bum (Plein Air) 2011 Oliver Osborne' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and printed photographic collage on canvas
    70 7/8 x 47 ¼in. (180 x 120cm.)
    Executed in 2011

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    London-based artist Oliver Osborne is best known for his playful, deadpan compositions that isolate figurative photographic or cartoon imagery against meticulously painted abstract backgrounds. Mixing genres, styles and media, his works appropriate found visual fragments, divorcing them from their original context and placing them within decorative painterly voids. Born in Edinburgh, Osborne studied at Chelsea College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools in London. In 2012 he was named one of the Bloomberg New Contemporaries, participating in exhibitions at the ICA in London and Copperas Hill Building in Liverpool, and appeared in the 2014 Artists To Watch exhibition at The M Building in Miami.

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    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2011.


    London, Saatchi Gallery, New Order II: British Art Today, 2014 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).