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Sara Anstis

Born in 1991

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Sara Anstis primarily works with pastels on paper to render dreamlike tableaux. Using the hazy nature of pastels to her advantage, Anstis draws inspiration from art history, mythology, and folklore to softly bring recognisable narratives and figures into view. The women she depicts could have been plucked from Botticelli paintings, their classical beauty delivered in an Early Renaissance painterly style. Doting mythological creatures embrace these ethereal figures, with petals and other fauna su...Read more