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Come to close quarters

Artist talk

Come to close quarters
Image courtesy of Katrin Koskaru

On the occasion of artist Katrin Koskaru's exhibition "Come to close quarters" in the heart of London's Mayfair, we are gathering for an artist talk over a coffee on a late August weekend.


 The London-based Estonian artist Katrin Koskaru is the winner of The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prize 2013.


Katrin’s work has been influenced by the landscapes of Estonia and particularly its military architecture. These paintings are permeated by a strong sense of isolation and poetical feeling for the memories resonant within a place. More recently she has been looking at the natural marks of her surroundings and using these as the starting point for many layered abstract paintings. 


Get a chance to talk to Katrin in person as she walks us through her solo exhibition.



About the artist

Katrin Koskaru was born in 1977 in Estonia and lives and works in London. She studied Painting at the Royal College of Art 201-2013 and at the Estonian Academy of Arts 2002-2005, and Textile Design at Tartu Art College 1998-2002. She has been offered a residency with Pascaline Mulliez Galerie, Paris, later this year.


Read an interview of Katrin's practice in our Journal.

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