Emma Dexter, Director, Visual Arts, British Council
|Medium||Giclee print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag|
|Dimensions||29.6 x 21 cm|
|Bidding Open||Mon 11 March, 2019 at 10:00am|
|Bidding Ended||Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm|
Flaneur is a drawing adapted from a larger body of work called Significant Culture, a large scale fresco composed of drawings printed onto PVC mesh. The work mimics a style of mosaic making known as Graffito, in which tiny holes and lines are cut into marble and filled with stucco.
Dominic Watson (b. 1986, Sunderland) lives and works in London. Graduated from BA Sculpture at Camberwell College of Art, London; and MFA at the Glasgow School of Art (2014). Watson was selected for New Contemporaries (2013); and the London Open (2015). He was a recipient of the John Kinross Fellowship, awarded by the Royal Scottish Academy (2014); and received a Fellowship in Contemporary Art Practice from the British School of Rome (2017). He co-runs an artist led project space, PLAZAPLAZA in Elephant and Castle, London. His work is held in public and private collections including the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; and the Ingram Collection of Modern British Art, London.