Sara Pope

Solo Show
1st – 15th September

Born in Stoke-On-Trent, Sara Pope left school to study a degree in mathematics. However, she soon realised that she couldn’t ignore her creative side, and after completing her degree, began her career working in magazines as designer and art director, working for companies such as Hachette Filipache and Natmags. Following a successful period in publishing she followed her passion for shoes, and after being approached by avant garde fashion designer Robert Cary Williams to design a collection of shoes for his London Fashion week show, she decided to study a one year footwear Diploma at the London College of Fashion. She has since worked as a shoe designer for many high end brands, including Paul Smith, Lacoste, as well as freelance catwalk projects for brands such as Baby Phat, Gharani Strok and consultancy work for Jemima Vine (brand championed by Pippa Middleton).

Alongside her commercial work, Sara has spent time developing her art. Working in oils and acrylic, she makes use of bold, attractive colours with high shine gloss. Taking much inspiration from her commercial experience, beauty, consumerism and the media are now major themes in Sara Pope’s art. Her painting style imitates the slickness of advertising, whilst provocatively subverting its themes. She works in series or ‘collections’, painting a body of work with common stylistic elements and colour palette, as with seasonal collections in fashion.

Sara Pope is best known for her seductive paintings and limited edition prints of big, bold and beautiful Celebrity Lips. They pack a thought-provoking pop art punch. Beneath their glamorous gloss there is a hint of disintegration, raising questions about the ideals of beauty and the transience of celebrity culture. Lips have a fascinating attraction for Sara, sexy and seductive, symbols of femininity, yet communicators of language. ‘Our lips can communicate a multitude of emotions, and are integral to us reading a face. Yet when colour is applied to these lips, they become powerful, sexual symbols’.

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BONBON
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel, 24ct gold leaf background
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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CRIME OF PASSION
(Red)

Original oil on gesso covered wood panel, 24ct gold leaf with leopard print relief background
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

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DOLLFACE
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel, 24ct gold leaf background
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

SUGAR

SUGAR
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel with neon light
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

ELECTRIC

ELECTRIC
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel with neon lightbackground
Size Framed: 800mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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REAL RUBY
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel, black glitter background and epoxy gloss lips mixed with MAC makeup, reflects sparkle pigment
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

MANNEQUIN

MANNEQUIN
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 500mm x 600mm
Price: POA

PRIVATE NUMBER

PRIVATE NUMBER
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 500mm x 600mm
Price: POA

PINK CHAMPAGNE

PINK CHAMPAGNE
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

SHOW OFF

SHOW OFF
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

BUTTERCREAM

BUTTERCREAM
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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FORBIDDEN
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel, with pink metal studs
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

HEARTBREAKER

HEARTBREAKER
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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SCANDALOUS
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 250mm x 250mm
Price: POA

SCANDAL

SCANDAL
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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SHOWGIRL
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel with Swarovski crystals 
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

CONTROVERSY

CONTROVERSY
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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INDISCREET
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

CRUSH

CRUSH
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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DECADENCE Pink
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 1000mm x 1000mm
Price: POA

DECADENCE Red

DECANDENCE Red
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

DIRTY MONEY

DIRTY MONEY
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

ATTITUDE

ATTITUDE
Original oil on gesso covered wood panel 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

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Hard Candy
Signed Limited Edition Print
Edition of 50
Size Unframed: 500mm x 600mm
Price: POA

Velvet Red

SUGAR POP
(Gold and Red)

Original oil paint and glitter
Size Framed: 610mm x 810mm
Price: POA

Coral

SUGAR POP
(Coral and Pink)

Original oil paint and glitter
Size Framed: 610mm x 810mm
Price: POA

Pink

SUGAR POP
(Pink and Grey)

Original oil paint and glitter
Size Framed: 610mm x 810mm
Price: POA

DIVA

DIVA
Oil on gesso covered wood panel
Size Unframed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

Kiss Me Quick
Signed Limited Edition Giclee Print on 310 gsm Portrait Velvet White Paper
Edition of 50
Size Unframed: 550mm x 550mm
Size Framed: 670mm x 670mm
Price: POA

Temptation 
Signed Limited Edition 5 Colour Screen Print 
Edition of 100
Size Unframed: 550mm x 550mm
Size Framed: 670mm x 670mm
Price: POA

Red

SUGAR POP
(Velvet Red and Black)

Original oil paint and glitter
Size Framed: 610mm x 810mm
Price: POA

SOLD

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Miami Vice (Neon)
Original Oil on Board with Neon Piping 
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
Price: POA

SOLD

OA - RIOT - Lo res

Riot
Signed Limited Edition Print
Edition of 50
Size Unframed: 500mm x 600mm
Price: POA

Temptation (Neon)
Signed Limited Edition Print
Edition of 50
Size Unframed: 500mm x 600mm
Size Framed: 690mm x 690mm
Price: POA

Allure (Neon)
Original Oil on Board with Neon Piping
Size Framed: 600mm x 800mm
SOLD

Allure (Neon)
Signed Limited Edition Print
Edition of 50
Size Unframed: 500mm x 600mm
Size Framed: 690mm x 690mm
Price: POA

Temptation (Diamond Dust)
Signed Limited Edition 5 Colour Screen Print Hand Finished with Diamond Dust
Edition of 5
Size Unframed: 550mm x 550mm
Size Framed: 670mm x 670mm
Price: POA

Relentlessly Red
Signed Limited Edition Giclee Print on Portrait Velvet White Paper
Edition of 200
Size Unframed: 610mm x 610mm
Size Framed: 730mm x 730mm
Price: POA

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