Gauguin Punch Up at Bonhams
Jul29

Gauguin Punch Up at Bonhams

Works by some of the greatest names of Modern British and Irish art will be sold as Bonhams offer works from The Barbara & Arnold Burton Collection in the evening sale on November 17 at 101 New Bond Street. The objects being sold are some of the finest examples of the genre. A sculpture titled Cantate Domino by Dame Barbara Hepworth (British, 1903-1975) leads the group. Estimated to sell for £500,000 to £700,000 this bronze with a...

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Sandy Nairne resigns from National Portrait Gallery
Jun14

Sandy Nairne resigns from National Portrait Gallery

Sandy Nairne has decided to step down in February 2015 as director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, after 12 years, to pursue his writing and advisory work, it was announced this week, Thursday 12 June 2014. National Portrait Gallery Sandy Nairne says: ‘It has been a great privilege to lead such a special institution as the National Portrait Gallery, and I am very proud of what we have achieved over the past decade. The...

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Helen Greenop for Lowes Court Gallery
May27

Helen Greenop for Lowes Court Gallery

Lowes Court Gallery is thrilled to announce that Helen Greenop, local lass and renowned botanical illustrator will open Lowes Court’s Summer Exhibition, which runs from 3-27 June 2014. Lowes Court Gallery Summer Exhibition Helen grew up in Thornhill and studied at Carlisle College of Art and Design followed by training at the Royal College of Art in London in Natural History Illustration.  This lead to a varied and exciting career...

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Water Art Exhibition in Lanzarote
May18

Water Art Exhibition in Lanzarote

The combination of warmth and rustic colours transformed the evening of the Water Exhibition by Betty Rawson and Richard Ellis. The exhibition was titled water and shared the beauty of the aspects involved with the beauty of water. The Display of Imagination Betty displayed her art photography which transcended your imagination to an enjoyable time of colour and happiness. With Richard, the artist utilises the waste found in your...

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Ivon Hitchens collection at Bonhams
Apr25

Ivon Hitchens collection at Bonhams

Work of artist bombed out of his house in 1940 painted for 40 years from a caravan at Petworth West Sussex. Bonhams, will sell the largest single owner collection of paintings by Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) ever to be offered – some 15 oil paintings produced over three decades on May 28th in New Bond Street, London. Bonhams To Sell Largest Single Owner Collection Of Ivon Hitchens The collection is estimated in excess of half a...

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The Shivlings by Maxine Shivling
Mar25

The Shivlings by Maxine Shivling

London 2014 – British contemporary self-taught artist, former ballet dancer and esteemed stuntwoman Maxine Shivling, is pleased to announce her debut art collection ‘The Shivlings’, which features contemporary wall art for homes and interior spaces. Available for the first time on the launch website, this captivating collection of decorated pen and ink prints for sale takes inspiration from the wonderful world of...

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