The Art Blog

It's all about the Movement

It's all about the Movement
Art movements can be confusing things if you don't know your Dada from your Fauvism. However, in reality, you don't need to know all of them. I...

Slipping through the cracks

Slipping through the cracks
The title of this week's blog is taken from an interview with Louise Bourgeois, the world-renown American Artist who is probably best known for...

7 Artists homes you can visit

7 Artists homes you can visit
This week I'm taking a different tack from the usual blog and bringing you some great destinations to expand your knowledge of art. There's nothin...

Antony Gormley - Casting Icons

Antony Gormley - Casting Icons
If I were to ask a random collection of people to name a few of the most famous artists working in Britain today, I would expect to hear names like...

Keith Haring at Tate Liverpool

Keith Haring at Tate Liverpool
For the first time in the U.K., we have a collection of work by the iconic Street Artist Keith Haring. More than that, it has found its way to ...

The case for Helen Bradley

The case for Helen Bradley
Helen Bradley's work has taken some knocks over the years, not helped by one author who omitted her from a book on Northern Art and discounted her ...

Art News October 2019

Art News October 2019
The biggest news in the British Art market this week is the ever-popular Banksy and his ongoing battle with a Greetings Card Company which has ...

Stanley Spencer - 60 years gone

Stanley Spencer - 60 years gone
Stanley Spencer caught my attention many years ago and was one of the main influences of my love for figurative artwork. A documentary was re-r...

The Evolution of Sculpture - Egypt

The Evolution of Sculpture - Egypt
As with every story, there's a beginning, middle and end. However, Archaeology is about as far from a story as you can get. History changes as ...

Are prints worth collecting?

Are prints worth collecting?
You may be thinking that this is a strange title for a newsletter from a gallery who sells large quantities of prints. The thing is that people...

How Art became an Investment

How Art became an Investment
If you're thinking about buying art then you should know how modern art became considered one of the best and most reliable assets for collectors ...

A trail of Art in Essex?

A trail of Art in Essex?
Quite often when I'm writing the most intricate blogs like the three-part Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze series, I have to do massive amounts...