Avant-Garde: Inspired by Bauhaus at the Autumn 2019 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

Avant-Garde: Inspired by Bauhaus at the Autumn 2019 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

The Autumn Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair has returned to Battersea Park London for its third outing of the year, running until October 2019.  With over 160 exhibitors on two floors, the Autumn event is a sell-out.  The Decorative Fair is the interior trade’s favourite period design show, with a...

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William Blake at Tate Britain

William Blake at Tate Britain

  To some, William Blake is the eighteenth century artistic equivalent of Marmite. Personally, I have always had a mild aversion to ‘visionary’ works of art, either visual or verbal, peopled by floating figures in the form of gods, or even God, devils, demons, angels and characters from the Old...

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Reconnect with the World: Montblanc Presents ‘In Transit’ a Collaboration with Contemporary Artist Philip Colbert, 15 – 20 October

Reconnect with the World: Montblanc Presents ‘In Transit’ a Collaboration with Contemporary Artist Philip Colbert, 15 – 20 October

This October, Montblanc presents a travel-themed pop-up in collaboration with celebrated contemporary artist, Philip Colbert. Open between 15 – 20 October at 47 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields Market, the pop-up store will showcase Montblanc’s travel line, specially designed for luxury, business and lifestyle customers. To mark the occasion, Philip Colbert has...

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Courage and Creativity

Courage and Creativity

Achievement of pretty much any sort has value precisely because of the fight that has to be engaged to gain it, to be tough enough to overcome what is thrown at us and to keep on keeping on.  Those born with a disability, whether of mobility, hearing, vision, cognitive or...

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Waterhouse and Dodd announces John Schueler: Skyscapes

Waterhouse and Dodd announces John Schueler: Skyscapes

His First solo exhibition in London for over 40 years At their Albemarle Street Gallery, London | Exhibition: 18 th June – 12 th July 2019 Gallery opening hours: 9.30am-6pm | Private view: 18 th June 2019, 6-8pm By the late 1950s, the American painter Jon Schueler (1916-1992) was a...

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Spaziale! at Opera Gallery London

Spaziale! at Opera Gallery London

Opera Gallery has announced the launch of Spaziale! (17 – 29 May 2019), a new exhibition centred on the art movement of Spatialism and gathering some of the most celebrated Italian artists of the 20thcentury, including Lucio Fontana, Turi Simeti, Agostino Bonalumi and Enrico Castellani. For the first time in the history of Opera Gallery...

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Damien Hirst paintings donated to British Museum

Damien Hirst paintings donated to British Museum

73 portrait drawings of Damien Hirst’s former business manager allocated to the British Museum under the Cultural Gifts Scheme A collection of 73 portraits of Frank Dunphy by Damien Hirst, known as”The Wolseley Drawings”, has been generously donated by Frank Dunphy through the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to the...

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Malta and Gozo: An artist’s view

Malta and Gozo: An artist’s view

  Richard Cole was a cartoonist for The Times, The Daily Telegraph, CBS and Channel 4 News, amongst others, in the time-honoured, cross-hatched style of David Levine. His drawing of the then Labour Prime Minister of Malta, Dom Mintoff in 1975 set him off on a journey, culminating in this...

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Van Gogh and Britain at Tate Britain

Van Gogh and Britain at Tate Britain

Judging from the title, Van Gogh and Britain looked as though it would be, on paper, at least, if not exactly padded out, certainly well-upholstered. Although he did a few drawings during his three-year stay in Britain, he never did one painting, and was not really an artist at all...

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The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions

The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions

The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions (www.OlympiaAuctions.com), is particularly strong in modern British pictures with works by exponents in the field including Augustus John, John Bratby, Anne Redpath and Dame Laura Knight. Works also for sale by lesser known figures such as Harry...

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