April 4, 2018
c magazine auction
Lot 18
Derek Liddington

standing figure, walking figure
Watercolour, graphite, collage
15 x 19”
Estimate $1,800
Framed by Superframe

Courtesy of the artist and Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

Derek Liddington’s practice is informed by his interest in cultural memory and its iterations through modernist forms of visual language. standing figure, walking figure is part of an ongoing series of collages, drawings and paintings that investigate the framing of movement and time through linear planes. Liddington obtained his MFA from Western University and BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and has exhibited and presented performance work throughout Canada and internationally. Recent residencies include AGYU, AKA artist-run (Saskatoon, SK) and Onagawa AIR (Japan). Liddington is the recipient of numerous public and foundation grants and was a finalist for the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Artist Prize.