27 Oct, 2023

The Last … With Georgia Beaumont

Georgia Beaumont is a UK-based painter. Her work explores floral forms, with an acute focus on the plasticity of their structures. She uses her practice as a tool to become more acquainted with the bounds of the botanical world she builds.

The Last… 

Time you danced?
This morning! I dance most days. It helps me clear my mind, inhabit my body, and get ready for creative work. And then my last out OUT dance was at KoKo in Camden a few weeks ago, boogying to the brilliant Dan Shake.

Thing you bought from an actual shop?
Thermals from Uniqlo, the ultra-warm ones. I’m bracing myself to work through the winter in a very draughty studio.

Thing you bought online?
A pair of vintage clip-on earrings designed by Elizabeth Taylor. I’ve been hunting the internet for them and managed to bag a pair from a seller on Etsy.

Person you spoke to?
My beautiful friend Tiffany this afternoon.

Podcast you listened to?
Ride with Benito Skinner and Mary Beth Barone – they’re hilarious together.

New brand you discovered?
Pico. They do the cutest hair clips; I want to collect them all, but – heartbreak – because I think that you can only get them in Copenhagen.

Film you watched at the cinema?

TV series you watched at home?
Euphoria. I know I’m a latecomer. Immaculately done.

Restaurant you ate at?
Brawn on Columbia Road. The food, staff, and atmosphere are all faultless, and it feels especially cosy this time of year.

Takeaway you ordered?
Pho from Song Que, my local Vietnamese restaurant. Delisssh.

Book you read?
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingslover. A beautifully written and tender story about a young boy growing up in Appalachia. I usually go for non-fiction, but this grabbed me from the get-go.

Magazine you flicked through?
Apartamento, I love it so much I actually sit and read right through it.

Country you visited?
Ireland. I’m recently back from a trip to visit a very wonderful friend from Dublin. If anyone is going soon, be sure to check out the Andy Warhol show at the Hugh Lane Gallery.

Town you walked around?
London, my hometown baby!

Time you cried?
This evening, watching the reports from Israel and Palestine.

Time you laughed until you cried?
On the sofa one evening last week with my amazing friend Matilda, I’m lucky we do it so often together.

Thing you do at night before switching off the light?
Put on some hand cream for my very dry working hands.

Meal you cooked?
Chicken soup this evening, it’s soup season after all.

Cocktail you drank?
A very fresh Paloma on Saturday night.

Play you saw?
Cabaret, and it was so brilliant that I want to go again.

Thing you baked?
Probably, like most people, a banana bread. But this reminds me, I want to bake more.

Thing you burnt?
My foot today, by spilling some boiling kettle water on it whilst making tea. I mean, someone send help.

Time you said sorry?
Today, I’m English, sorry.

Website you bookmarked?
A website to order foam edges to package up work with, so glam.

Song you added to a playlist?
Our Love by Donna Summer.

Person you kissed?
Hehe I can’t kiss and tell all… but someone on a date recently.

Travelled by bus?
This Sunday, to a jazz bar in Dalston to see some live music.

Radio station you listened to?
Radio 4, it’s my morning alarm. The sound of the talking is comforting to me. I also love NTS, Radio 6 and Classic FM. I love love radio.

Time you swore?
Hmmn, probably about 30 mins ago, absolute max.

Biscuit you ate?
A chocolate chip oat cake, sweet meets savoury vibes, very good. I was dipping it in tea of course.

Item of clothing you wore two days running?
My studio overalls, they get a lot of air time. I always love an opportunity to dress up and be out of them.

Thing you smelt?
My yummy Verden hand cream.

Time you said I love you?
This evening on the phone to my dad and stepmum.

Loving right now…

This wonderful necklace by Loren Lewis-Cole, inspired by her son’s drawings and the animal spirit. I’m really inspired by Loren and the deep care, thought, and integrity that she puts into all of her creations.

Sabre Paris’ colourful cutlery.

This Gaetano Pesce book. Brave, wacky, and inspiring design.

I love everything that artist Rop van Mierlo creates for his brand, Wild Animals.

I love this beautiful Lavenham x Phoebe English coat. It’s also called the ‘Cloud’ coat which is just lovely. Yes please!

Follow Georgia: @georgiabeaumont_