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Victoria Ascanio

Victoria Ascanio is a Spanish artist who studied at the Ruskin College of Art in Oxford. She produces images of bathers: a traditional choice of subject matter since Titian, Michelangelo & Rembrandt. This subject was taken up again by Modern artists such as Seurat, Cezanne, Picasso & Matisse in order to develop stylistic innovations and express new attitudes toward the portrayal of the human form. Ascanio continues this innovation and is one of our few artists who explores the printmaking process known as collagraphy. This technique involves gluing a variety of textured materials to a cardboard or metal base before putting through the printing press, ensuring that an element of chance is included as well as the skilful manipulation of materials.
 
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Helena Aschbacher

Helena Aschbacher uses her long term memory to revisit her childhood. Helena experienced a particularly happy childhood which "filled her with memories to treasure for a life time". This sense of happiness is reflected in all her work and is echoed in their real sense of beauty. By translating particular memories and associated emotions into a visual language, Helena hopes to capture her memories and "freeze them in time".
 
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Nazik  Aslanyan

Born in 1977, Nazik Aslanyan lives and works in Yerevan, Armenia. His wide, blocked brush marks, combined with a vibrant and bold use of colour, are inspired by nature. "In my paintings I want to explore the most important feature of the Universe. I am trying to reach its essence. It is in everything: In the Sun, in flowers or trees, in all details of our life. Understanding of it is mean to reach a real happiness..." Nazik Aslanyan.
 
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Filipe Assuncao

These confident oil paintings, with their rounded, textured forms call forth comparisons with Dubuffet, Guston even Picasso. Their comic-like cartoonish style endows the work with a charming simplicity yet it is clear that the artist knows exactly what he is doing. The animal/human forms are softly modulated with tonal gradations that simultaneously give them a monumental feel, as if seen at extremely close range. At times, the forms the thick outlines describe become transparent, serving to further the visual play between solid weight and a comic lightness.
 
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Andrew Astridge

Inspired by some of the great artist of our time, Andrew Astridge takes inspiration from their art. From Jackson Pollock to Bayer, from pop art to impressionism; Astridge has it more or less covered.
 
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Craig Atkinson

Craig Atkinson is one of a growing number of artists now combining and experimenting with mix medium. His move away from solely using paint as a descriptive vocabulary has allowed him greater freedom to create some wonderful textures, forms and illusions on the canvas. This in turn has permitted a greater freedom to experiment and focus on the content of his work.
 
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David John Atkinson

David John Atkinson paints directly from nature. He draws a huge amount of inspiration from animal form and behavior, which he captures both with apparent ease.
 
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Vincent Au

Vincent Au was born in Hong Kong in 1977. From a very early age Vincent and his work received recognition, appearing on national television at the age of eleven. When he moved to London in 1990 Vincent Au began to focus on improving his draughtsmanship. His interest in drawing led to his passion for life painting and the human form, spending hours in the life room. Now in his late twenties Vincent Au's talent and understanding of the human form and how it relates spatially within an environment enables him to create these wonderful figurative paintings and drawings.
 
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