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Painting: Oil, Oil Pastel on Canvas.
ANDREW SALGADO (b. 1982, Regina, Canada) lives and works in London, England. He graduated with an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2009, and has since had 13 sold-out solo exhibitions held all over the world, and is widely regarded as one of the UK's leading young figurative painters.
In 2017, Salgado was the youngest artist to ever receive a survey-exhibition at The Canadian High Commission in London, accompanied by a 300-page monograph, both of which were entitled TEN.
Previous solo exhibitions include, 'Blue Rainbow' Angell Gallery, Toronto, (October 2018); 'Nature Boy', Beers London, (2018); 'Dirty Linen', Christopher Moller Gallery, Cape Town (2018), ‘A Room with a View of the Ocean’, Lauba Art House, Zagreb (2017); 'The Snake', Beers London, (2016); ‘The Fool Makes a Joke at Midnight’, Thierry Goldberg, New York (2016).
In 2015, Salgado curated The Fantasy of Representation, including work by Francis Bacon, Gary Hume, and Hurvin Anderson, with an impassioned manifesto on representational painting. In 2014 he was the subject of a documentary, Storytelling. He has received extensive press both online and in print, including GQ, The Evening Standard, The Independent, Artsy, METRO, Attitude Magazine, Globe and Mail (CAN) and Macleans (CAN). He frequently donates to charities including Pride London, Stonewall, and Diversity Role Models; his donations to the Terrence Higgins Trust are of particular note, having have raised over £60,000 in 5 years.
Forthcoming solo exhibitions include a booth over Basel Miami (TBA, December 2019); a solo exhibition in New York (TBA March 2020); and a fourth solo at BEERS London (October 2020).
His works have been collected extensively in private and public collections worldwide.
Size: 17.3 W x 21.3 H x 2.4 in
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