Sarah Britten Art

Paintings in lipstick

A price inspired by Nkandla

Over the weekend, I thought about exactly what Nkandla means to us. And I had an idea. What if the price wasn’t simply a figure on the wall, an attempt to […]

I will not be afraid

These paintings are all linked by a theme of gender and gender-based violence.   A lot of my work addresses gender-based themes by default: if the medium is the message, […]


This was an exhibition waiting to happen. The moment I heard the word “fire pool” back in December 2013, I thought: I want to paint that. I work predominantly in […]

Deadlines and inspiration

A deadline is the best form of inspiration. I would not be painting frantically until midnight if I didn’t have a new exhibition at the end of the month. The […]