Girl and three snakes (from By the Sea series), 2019

Work On Paper

Soft pastel on watercolour paper

14.96 x 12.40 in

38.0 x 31.5 cm

Unique Work

This work is signed by the artist on verso.


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    About The Work

    Sara Anstis’ series By the Sea is guided by the sensation of swimming in waters of tentacular depths, and of drying out on the sand. These mysterious, soft pastel dramas unfold by a body of water and under a canopy of stars, and yet each is framed and focussed by the artist as a series of interactions with a slick skinned being of protean forms. Anstis is at work developing a world. Its subjects are powerfully sexualised, hybrid figures. They are confidently inscrutable; aware and mischievous. This is a world in which the brazen female gaze is returned, shameless and fantastical.

    Courtesy of Fabian Lang

    About Sara Anstis

    • This work is framed. Frame measurements are 22.44" x 19.68" x 1.18".
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