Jadé Fadojutimi - Wired: Online Auction London Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Art of Empowerment 2019 UN Women, United Kingdom
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Jadé Fadojutimi

    Jadé Fadojutimi is a British contemporary artist who lives and works in London. A recent graduate of the Royal College of Art, Fadojutimi has seen a precipitous ascent to success: she is the youngest artist represented in the collection of the Tate, London, and has upcoming exhibitions planned for the Hepworth Wakefield and the Liverpool Biennial. Fadojutimi’s work is immersive and all-encompassing, featuring tightly woven lattices of ecstatic pigment and electric line. The raw but bubbly energy of her paintings reflects aspects of the artist’s own interiority, as she treats each canvas as an opportunity to explore undiscovered or under-interrogated aspects of her individuality. Fadojutimi believes that color and personality mingle and encourage one another; the matrices of line and color resemble the psychedelic spindles of neural networks, actualizing the artist’s investigative efforts as visual translations of the artist’s explorations of identity and fluidity.

    Fadojutimi brings a frenetic energy to painting, as many of her works are completed in late-night bursts of creativity; what may start the night as a blank canvas often emerges in the morning as a finished work. Describing her practice in environmental terms, Fadojutimi strives to incorporate the ineffable associations of memory absorbed from the warm moments and special objects of life; taken against the societal backdrop of their creation, Fadojutimi’s paintings shine out as optimistic beacons for dark times.

     
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signed and numbered 'Jadé Fadojutimi Jadé Fadojutimi 10 of 30' on the artist's label stitched on the reverse
cotton, silk viscose velvet, organza ribbon, grosgrain ribbon, velvet ribbon and cotton cord on embroidered linen
106 x 160 cm (41 3/4 x 62 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2019, this work is number 10 from an edition of 30 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £10,080

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Wired: Online Auction

Online Auction 25 October - 1 November 2022