Sarah Lucas | the artist




The artist Sarah Lucas
Born 1962, London, England.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: BritArt, Installation art,


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Works in the MOMA collection
Since her first two solo exhibitions in 1992, presciently titled The Whole Joke and Penis Nailed to a Board, Lucas has continued to appropriate everyday materials to make works that use humour, visual puns and sexual metaphor to discuss sex, death, Englishness and gender…
It is surprising to find someone whose most well-known work is so urban kebabs, fried eggs, dirty public toilets, grimy, paint-splattered walls, burned-out cars; so saturated with the sense of the London she grew up in tucked away down a long country lane, behind a Baptist church in Suffolk. Even the local cab drivers seem to have a hard time finding the house, and so Sarah Lucas waits outside in the sunshine, barefoot, in a torn blue dress, dust caught in her unbrushed hair…
Self-portraits
Works in the Tate collection


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