Pauline Amos

Pauline Amos is an artist based in London

Pauline Amos is an artist based in London.

She has combined performance and painting works since her 1999 Master of Arts degree, followed by a PhD with Professor Edward Cowie at Dartington College of Arts, and a series of performed works titled "My Flesh My Canvas" that led to many works in Europe and Asia.

Pauline Amos first came to media attention in 2005, with a painting on sale in London for £1.3m, a comment on the art/commodities markets. This was followed by a series of performance works, featured in The Times newspaper. She has worked in the art collective Luxor with William Orbit and Anna-mi Fredriksson.
Pricing A Painting At £1.3m In 2005: The Art Of The

Pricing A Painting At £1.3m In 2005: The Art Of The Stunt

Many artists have used stunts to gain attention. For example, Christo caused a blockade with oil barrels in 1962 in a Paris street, which claimed the front page the following day. It is essential for artists have to promote themselves or they will sit with their work in a vacuum.
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