Last week, Hang-Up went down to Lauren's studio-come-event space on Floral Street in central London. Spreading over two floors, the ground floor opens up to an exhibition space where the artist hosts events on well-being and life coaching. Moving down to the basement, the space opens up to a working studio. 

Stardust (The Deep Field)

This six image lenticular explores the depth and scale of space. As you walk past the work, the colours, size and shape of the plume change, grow and evolve. Mounted on a light box, this work is undoubtedly one of Baker's most show-stopping creations.

Lauren explains, "Based on the findings of the Hubble telescope, light from over three thousand galaxies illuminated the image.' After a couple of missions, the Hubble telescope had discovered a glimpse into, what is now known as, The Deep Field. This revealed just a tiny part of a vast system comprising of 100 billion galaxies."   

 

‘Stardust (The Deep Field)’ - 6-image LED lenticular, A1, 2018. .................................................... 'Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.' - Stephen Hawking ................................................... #stardust #thedeepfield #laurenbaker #laurenbakerart #contemporary #art #artlife #stars #lenticular #universe #science #newrelease

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Above: The Deep Field (Stardust) | £9,495 | 6 image lenticular on light box    

Full Moon (Stardust) Neon

In the wake of the blood moon, Baker's second piece, Full Moon (Stardust) neon couldn't be more apt. The moon is a common source of inspiration for Lauren. Having such a powerful effect on earth and the tides, is it unsurprising that we can also feel the effects during lunar spectacles. A bove: Full Moon (Stardust) | Neon | £5,495

Above: Pink Moon | Edition of 10 | £1,450 

Positive Energy

As a big believer in spirituality and positive energy, Baker practices Kundalini yoga which is often said to be the most 'dangerous' form of yoga because of the involvement of subtle energies. Awakening kundalini energy unleashes tremendous power and an inner bliss. 

Above: You Are Pure Magic | £5,750

Hang-Ten Launch

To see all of Lauren Baker's available catalogue, click here and If you haven't already, check out Lauren's interview here!  

Above: Lauren Baker with artist Mark Powell.

 

Above: Lauren with friends at the launch party

Thanks for reading this weeks blog - If you have any questions about what you have read, please feel free to contact us on info@hanguppictures.com or call us on 020 3667 4550.

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