This June, in our Tetbury showroom, Lorfords are delighted to showcase a collection of fantastic drawings by Carla Groppi. Inspired by photographs of Paris and France taken by French photographer Eugene Atget in the 1900s, Carla works in pastel and charcoal drawing large-scale compositions.
“Images taken in another period of time, and translating them into large-scale charcoal or pastel drawings is what compels me.
I see my drawings as translations, attempting to capture something from the original while imparting something new of my own.”
After three years working exclusively from Atget, Carla uses other photographers works as starting points for her art, these include photographers such as Winogrand, Steiglitz and Missone.
Come and visit the exhibition at Lorfords Tetbury, 30 long Street, Tetbury, GL8 8YL. The exhibition runs until the end of June 2017.
Here are a few pieces from Carla’s exhibition at Lorfords Tetbury.