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Self-taught Polish artist PATATAJ

PATATAJ is a self-taught Polish artist. Born in Białystok, Poland, moved to England as a child and has lived in London since.

The mainly figurative work concentrates on emotive responses to situations and conversations. Anxiety and depression have been a big influence on the figurative pieces created. The finely detailed practice of black and white artworks is being teased with colour experiments, reflective of the mental health.

“Wife Beater’s Wife"

Mixed media piece, created with the use of colouring pencils, fineliners and ink. 

This artwork looks at domestic violence and the abuse of power. If you fell pregnant in an abusive relationship, what would you do?

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