Lauren Baker

Multidisciplinary

Lauren Baker, born 1982, from Middlesbrough, UK. Currently lives and works in London.

Lauren Baker is a British contemporary multidisciplinary artist who exhibits internationally. Her work explores the fragility of life, energy-fields, the after-life and other dimensions. Using neon light to express universal energies and life mantras, she aims to raise the vibration of love and connection within the world.

Recent works visually interpret unseen energy. Lauren listens to sound frequencies and gets in a meditative state to digitally paint auras and energy, she then incorporates diamond dust, neon and kinetic elements to create celestial artworks. Her most recent collection ‘The Immensity of The Universe’ was firstly released in Saatchi Gallery on Sept 2018 which consists of a sensory experience that explores the origins of the universe and the intriguing beauty born from destruction and chaos.
She has created installations at The V&A, Tate Britain and Tate Modern and her work is held in collections worldwide.

Her limited edition ‘You blow my mind’ screenprints sold out in just 24 hours. Passionate about animals and conservation, Lauren is an ambassador for Save Wild Tigers. Her artwork has raised £67,000 for charity.
The Crystal Tigress; a sculpted life-size tiger head encrusted with 52,000 crystals, which toured Asia, and was endorsed by Jimmy Choo and Jaime Winstone, fetched £30,000 at the tiger conservation charity auction for Save Wild Tigers.
Baker’s most intricate work, which sold for £420,000 to an influential sheikh in Qatar, is a Steinway grand piano encrusted with half a million crystals (Feb 15).

In 2012 her art career started with a life-changing trip to South America. Lauren joined a mosaic street-art project in Brazil and took part in ceremonies with shamans in the Peruvian Amazon jungle surrounded by dense vegetation and wildlife. She then researched the best place to study mosaic in the world and developed her skills in Venice (Orsoni, 2012).

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artworks

Frequency Of The Sun (126.22 Hz) , 2019

4.1x2.4m The surface pattern of the sculpture was formed using experimental software taking a segment of the visual frequency of 126.22. Since creating the artwork from mid 2019, new high-resolution images of the sun were released from an advanced solar telescope in Maui in Jan 2020, with astonishing similarity.
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Frequency Of The Moon (210.42Hz) , 2020

4.1x2.4m The armillary sphere consists of a spherical framework of rings, centered on the Sun, that represent lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features. 

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Venus and Back , 2020

Hahnemuhle 308gsm photo rag. With hand-embellished diamond dust 100 x 100 cm Edition of 10
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Together We Will Burn Brighter , 2018

Pink neon, on perspex circle 95 cm diameter Edition of 6
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Galaxy Explosion (Diamond Dust – Yellow) , 2018

Print. Museum quality paper: Hahnemuhle 308gsm photo rag. With hand embellished diamond dust. 59.4 x 42 cm (23.4 x 16.5 in)
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Galaxy Explosion (Diamond Dust – Purple) , 2018

Print. Museum quality paper: Hahnemuhle 308gsm photo rag. With hand embellished diamond dust. 59.4 x 42 cm (23.4 x 16.5 in)
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Dark Matter (Dimensional Flux) , 2018

Blacked out white neon, diamond dust and ink on canvas 180 x 180 x 7 (70.8 x 70.8 x 2.8 in)
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Universal Frequency , 2017

Pink neon, diamond dust and ink on canvas 180 x 180 x 7 (70.8 x 70.8 x 2.8 in)
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Become The Storm , 2018

Blacked out white neon, diamond dust and acrylic on canvas 180 x 180 x 10 cm (70.8 x 70.8 x 10 in)
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65 Million years ago , 2015

Swarovski crystal, resin, acrylic 28 x 32 x 35,5 cm
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Projects

Our artist Lauren Baker created 2 public sculptures for the festival Azimuth and the development of UNESCO site Al-Ula (Saudi Arabia) and exhibited next to Kusama’s Infinity Room.

2017. White neon, 750 cm (295.3 in). In collaboration with Rise Gallery, commissioned by the council, Lauren created this uplifting neon installation on Surrey St Bridge, Croydon, designed to bring positivity to the public.

2016. Swarovski crystals in varying sizes, black silicone, animatronics.

You Move Me is a crystallised, beating heart sculpture. The anatomical heart was moulded from a real human heart. It begins to beat – with unnerving realistic movement and sound – when people are near.

 

2014. Dibond, metal. 213 x 60 x 40 cm (83.8 x 23.6 x 15.7 in).

A 7th geometric mirrored sculpture made of multiple mirrored polygons, representing a gateway to another dimension or realm. This sculpture was commissioned by Urban Spaces for Clerkenwell Design Week.

2015. 500,000 Swarovski crystals. A Steinway piano encrusted with half a million crystals. The masterpiece is a collaboration by luxury British piano brand Goldfinch and contemporary artist Lauren Baker. Commissioned by an influential sheikh in Qatar.

MTArt Agency and Fiena Members Club organised an evening of cocktails and art industry insights at the new stunning studio of our artist Lauren Baker. The conversation was all about investing in and collecting the top women artists.

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