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Olivia Sterling

Born in 1996, Peterborough, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Overview

Olivia Sterling’s paintings are cropped, zoomed-in vignettes rendered in vivid colour and bold, exuberant style. In her paintings, depicting flailing limbs and often involving traditionally British food and drink, such as Victoria sponge cake, strawberries and cream, with the food chaotically smeared, splatted or exploding, Sterling undermines the ‘prim and proper’ garden parties and bunting of associated with Britishness. A distinctive feature of Sterling’s work is her incorporation of letters,...Read more