Elizabeth Waggett is a British artist based in New York. Elizabeth's works highlight the ever-growing confusion in today’s modern society. They challenge the viewer to confront the relationship between humanity’s preconceived notions of value and worth in our consumable world. By adorning each…Show more piece with gold leaf and precious metal, Elizabeth draws attention to the struggle between greed and purpose.
Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of Manchester. Her works are held in private collections globally and most recently she completed a commission for HRH The Prince of Wales.
The artist has exhibited frequently across the globe, with shows at Joseph Gross Gallery in New York and San Francisco, Art Angels in LA, Soho House West Hollywood and Galerie Barrou Planquart in Paris. She has exhibited during Art Basel Miami.Show less
"Elizabeth's eye-catching drawings appear in great detail and exemplify hyperrealism in art today. For the emerging collector, these images of skulls, butterflies, lobsters, and other objects of everyday life introduce a sense of storytelling in topics such as reality, life and history. The addition of gold leaf adds an unexpected element and further reflects a significance of value in our society today."
Jennifer Klos - Rise Art Curator
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