Kirstin Carlin – Lemon Lilac Lime 2

Winning Bid: $1,750.00

Kirstin Carlin
Lemon Lilac Lime 2, 2020
watercolour on paper, framed. 420 x 297 mm

Kirstin Carlin’s watercolours are rooted in painting’s history, evoking a sense of fun and enjoyment in the process of painting. “Lilac Lemon Lime” is named after colours which feature in the work but also referencing the subject matter which regularly appear and a nod to the still life genre. This project treads new ground for Carlin, she will be exhibiting a large arrangement of new bold watercolour paintings alongside new larger oil paintings – which break up the highly recognisable image with more gusto than in earlier works. Taking particular cues from the mid-career work of Frances Hodgkins and the French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy, two artists both working during World War II. Specialist valuation: NZ$2,500.00


Artist Bio:

Kirstin Carlin (b. 1979) currently lives and works in Auckland and completed a Master of Fine Arts at Glasgow School of Art in 2010. She has exhibited works nationally and internationally in artist-run spaces, private galleries as well as public art institutions. She is also a former member of Glasgow artist-run project Victor and Hester. Carlin has just completed a new public project with Britomart whereby she has created twenty new flags that will be exhibited over Spring and Summer. Recent exhibitions include: Lilac Lemon Lime (Melane Roger Gallery, 2020) Through the Trees (Melanie Roger Gallery, 2017; Dunedin Public Art Gallery 2017-2018), Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show (Auckland Art Gallery, 2015-2016) Pleasure Garden (Melanie Roger Gallery, 2015), Other Avenues (Melanie Roger Gallery, 2014), Recent Paintings: Kirstin Carlin (Tristian Koenig, Melbourne, 2013), Shadow is Shade: Kirstin Carlin and Emma Fitts (The Physics Room, Christchurch, 2013), Shade is Shadow: Kirstin Carlin and Emma Fitts (Window, University of Auckland, 2013). Carlin has received much recognition for her work, including being the winner of the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award in 2017 and Creative New Zealand Professional Development Funding (2009) and a William and Mary Armour Postgraduate Scholarship at the Glasgow School of Art (2009). Additionally Carlin’s work is held in major public and private collections including: the James Wallace Arts Trust Collection as well as that of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. More info via Melanie Roger Gallery

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Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
k*********7 October 8, 2020 4:28 pm $1,750.00
Auction started October 2, 2020 6:00 am