Step Paintings by Basil Beattie
Jan07

Step Paintings by Basil Beattie

Hales Gallery is delighted to present Above and Below: Step Paintings 1990-2013, a solo show of works by British painter Basil Beattie. Beattie left the Royal Academy schools in 1961, when the trend in Britain was for American-influenced abstract expressionism and post-painterly abstraction. His initial works of the 1960s and early 70s absorbed these influences, but it was not long before Beattie abandoned a purely formal approach and...

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Portrait of Tony Blair
Dec22

Portrait of Tony Blair

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has unveiled its most recent commissioned portrait, a painting of Tony Blair by artist Alastair Adams, President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, it was announced today, Friday 20 December 2013. The commission is in keeping with the National Portrait Gallery’s wish to acquire portraits of all former British Prime Ministers. The large oil painting (four feet by three) shows the...

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Banksy gets Christchurch showing
Oct02

Banksy gets Christchurch showing

Christchurch is known as the Garden City for its spectacular gardens and stunning spring blooms that turn the city into a festival of flowers – but the resurgent city is soon to be splashed in colour for an entirely different reason when work from one of the most infamous and influential contemporary artists in the world comes to town. One of the largest collections of street art by UK artist Banksy will adorn the walls of the...

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Vulpicide at Sorbus Galleria
Jun11

Vulpicide at Sorbus Galleria

JANE HUGHES (IRL) & TARU KALLIO (FI) Opening Tuesday 18th of June at 6pm Exhibition runs 19th of June until 7th of July 2013 VULPICIDE /CITYCIDE is an exploration of wilderness, delusion and delirium in the city environment through drawing and installation. Large scale drawings encircle the spectator, confronted with harsh lines and raw emotions, the vibrations of the cityscape emerge through the immediacy of mark making dispersed...

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The Artist Phil Burton
Dec18

The Artist Phil Burton

Introducing Phil Burton Retroart – ART TO ENJOY EVERYDAY!! This art is not just for the art enthusiasts, but rather, Phil wants his art to appeal to everyone.  He loves to make people smile when they look at his work, and say, ” I like that!!” He also likes to create art that most people can afford.  For those who don’t have the cash to buy an original painting, Phil’s art is being reproduce on everyday items,...

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Christmas Open Studios At Nucleus Arts Centre
Oct29

Christmas Open Studios At Nucleus Arts Centre

Christmas Open Studios at Nucleus Arts Centre 2 buildings. 34 artists, crafts people & designers. The ultimate Christmas shopping treat! In a Christmas spectacular Nucleus Artists at Nucleus Arts Center Chatham will be opening their doors & studios to the public for one weekend 8th – 9th December as part of the Medway Open Studio & Arts Festival. Find the alternative on the high street this Christmas and opt for...

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