Sarah Britten Art

Paintings in lipstick

A Pussy Riot in lipstick

I admire the bravery of the women of Pussy Riot, who stood up against the fascism and patriarchy of the Russian political establishment and paid the price. I couldn’t think […]

Sharks for the win

  I like painting sharks. Always have. So when the Sharks won tonight’s Super Rugby semi-final against the Stormers, it was a lovely excuse for me to tackle one of […]

The Zoo City Series

Lauren Beukes’ award-winning science fiction novel Zoo City has exerted a strong influence on my work. Set in Hillbrow, the zoo city of the title, it features characters mysteriously attached […]

The White Rhino

This is another extension of the Zoo City series inspired by the book by Lauren Beukes. I like the idea of the rhino emerging from the dark rather than placing […]