Venus and Back from Lauren Baker is a signed limited edition of 10. Printed on Somerset Velvet 308gsm 100% cotton rag with hand embellished diamond dust. The print comes framed in a black box frame and measures 100cm x 100cm.
Lauren Baker, born 1982, from Middlesbrough, UK. Currently lives and works in London.
Lauren Baker is a British contemporary multidisciplinary artist who exhibits internationally. Her work explores the fragility of life, energy-fields, the after-life and other dimensions. She’s created installations at The V&A, Tate Britain, ran an art workshop at Tate Modern and directed the windows of Selfridges.
Passionate about animals and conservation, Lauren is an ambassador for Save Wild Tigers. Her artwork has raised over £50k for charity.
Recent works involve neon, infinity mirror and moving sculpture. Her limited edition ‘you blow my mind’ screen prints sold out in just 24 hours. The creations include painted and embellished human resin skulls, animal skulls and sculpted animal heads.
Lauren’s work is inspired by her time spent in the Peruvian Amazon, In 2012 her art career started with a life-changing trip to South America. Lauren joined a mosaic street-art project in Brazil and spent time in the Peruvian Amazon jungle surrounded by dense vegetation and wildlife. She then researched the best place to study mosaic in the world and developed her skills in Venice (Orsoni, 2012).