Verity Babbs #takes5 : Modern & Contemporary British Art

2/02/2021     Modern & Contemporary British Art, News Stories & Press Release

Verity Babbs

Verity Babbs is an art writer, independent curator, and artist liaison for Rise Art. She hosts ‘Art Laughs’ on YouTube, interviewing the UK’s rising comedic stars about their favourite works of art. The University of Oxford History of Art graduate's written work focuses on London's contemporary art scene, making her an ideal fit for a Modern & Contemporary British Art #take5. Aiming to talk about the arts in an accessible, funny, no-nonsense tone, Verity hopes to engage new audiences to fine art, demystify the gallery, and entertain. You can find out more about Verity and her work via her Instagram @veritybabbsart and her website : www.veritybabbs.com


Here Babbs #takes5 to pick five of her favourite lots from the upcoming Modern & Contemporary British Art auction that will take place at Roseberys on Tuesday 23 February, starting at 11am.

 

Lot 9 : John Edgar Platt, British 1886-1967- The Derwent, near Bonsall Matlock; oil on panel Estimate :  £300- £400

John Edgar Platt, British 1886-1967- The Derwent, near Bonsall Matlock; oil on panel

Lot 70 : Carl Plackman, British 1943-2004- Identity / Hijack, 1974; mixed technique composition with reproduction, dyeline and collage on paper and tracing paper, on four sheets, three sheets
Estimate :  £600- £800

Carl Plackman, British 1943-2004- Identity / Hijack, 1974; mixed technique composition with reproduction, dyeline and collage on paper and tracing paper

Lot 157 : Lucy Raverat, British b.1948- Figure in Doorway, 2003; mixed media on board
Estimate :  £300- £500

 Lucy Raverat, British b.1948- Figure in Doorway, 2003; mixed media on board

Lot 181 : Elsbeth Juda, German/British 1911-2014- Woman standing looking over a snowy landscape; gelatin silver print, signed on the mount, 35x28cm; together with seven other gelatin silver prints by the same artist, ea. signed on the mount, various sizes maximum 37x26.5cm (8)
Estimate :  £800- £1,200

Elsbeth Juda, German/British 1911-2014- Woman standing looking over a snowy landscape; gelatin silver print

Lot 188 : John Greenwood, British b.1959- A Gift Horse, 1990; oil on canvas laid down on board,
Estimate : £300- £600

John Greenwood, British b.1959- A Gift Horse, 1990; oil on canvas laid down on board

You can view the fully illustrated Modern & Contemporary British Art catalogue here.

Click on the button below to register for the sale

Register for the Modern & Contemporary British Art auction at Roseberys 

Find out more about the Modern & Contemporary British Art department here.

 

 

 

Select your interests to receive news and catalogue updates.

  

 

More News