Golden Future
The Windy Day
The Cantor

The artist :

Vivienne Licudi - was born and educated in London, her family originated from Seville and Malaga. They came to London in 1939 during the Spanish Cival War. She became influenced by stories of artists and poets of the time and the heroism of ordinary people.

Vivienne studied at Heatherley School of Fine Art, and gained a diploma in portraiture, figurative painting and sculpture judged by the Royal Portrait Society, followed by a further five years of studio work with the portrait painter Ken Paine PS, SPF. She also studied with Cyril Mann and has completed a commission for the art historian Dr. Elizabeth Philpot.

Her influences have been found in Velasquez and Rembrandt, Degas and Cezanne. in Gwen John for her quiet contemplative studies of people and interiors and also to Georgio Morandi for his exquisite ‘still lives’- colour harmonies and the tension created in negative spaces.

Vivienne’s early life was focused on classical ballet, and she trained with the Ballet Rambert. These years have influenced the observations of both 'movement and stillness’. She likes to display in figurative and portrait work and hopes to develop this further into abstract images.

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Artist statement :

“Dance and music has given me a sense of elegance and design. I constantly observe beautiful shapes people create around themselves - we see life 'in a glance’ and we remember ‘moments’- and the 'possibility of romance therein’, the ‘moments' become a ‘personal history’ to each of us - and all of this inspires me."

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Exhibitions :
Leighton House Gallery  
Chelsea Arts Club  
Gallery 54 Mayfair  
Affordable Art Fair 1999 -
Menier Gallery  
INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR - Cannes Côte d'Azur   
Bloxham Gallery  
Esmond Robinson Gallery  
Mall Galleries  
Storeageart - Pimlico  
App Art.  

Works are in: oil/watercolour/charcoal/ink/monoprint

* Works are also published in card and print form.

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Contact :

For more information and details of forthcoming exhibitions please contact:
Vivienne Licudi   (


Vivienne is part of a group of artists - please visit:
Contemporary Figurative Art   (