Kate Lyddon

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Year 2024
Medium Watercolour and ink on paper
Dimensions 20.3 x 15.2 cm

About the work

Kate Lyddon’s pencil drawings, detailed etchings, human size sculptures and expansive canvases propose figure and object combinations that are simultaneously familiar and uncanny.

Her subjects are displaced, disrupted and disfigured through redrawing or rearrangement. They avoid definition and instead suggest a slippage between disparate eras, locations and narratives.

Career Highlights

Kate Lyddon (b.1979, Brighton) studied at Chelsea College of Fine Arts, London (2006); The Royal University of Fine Arts, Stockholm (2003-2005); and Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent (1998-2001). She lives and works in London. Selected exhibitions include: Drawn Out, Drawing Room, London (2021); The Stand-Ins, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2022); Throbwerk, Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn (2019); The Big Toe, Galerie d’YS, Brussels (2017); Lyddon is recipient of The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2014-15. Her work is held in collections, including the Zabludowicz Collection, UK, and Saatchi Collection, UK. She was Associate Lecturer in Painting at Camberwell College of Art, London 2017-2020.

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