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The Greatest Mystery in Art...

The Greatest Mystery in Art...
The artworld has many mysteries, who is Banksy? Was the Salvator Mundi actually painted by Da Vinci? Was Van Gogh's death a suicide or accident? ...

From Rusholme with Love - A book review for Jerry Gordon

From Rusholme with Love - A book review for Jerry Gordon
Having worked with Jerry for nearly a year now and knowing the hard-working person he is, I wasn't surprised when he told me he'd written a boo...

5 events that shocked the artworld

5 events that shocked the artworld
Scandal and shock are not uncommon in the world of art, modern artists constantly strive to shock or take people out of their comfort zone. Thi...

August 2020 Art News

August 2020 Art News
A lot is going on around the world right now, and the art world is no different. Let's take a look at the latest happenings around the globe.NORWAY...

5 Exhibitions you should see right now

5 Exhibitions you should see right now
With the main national and local Galleries all reopening in the next few weeks it's a new season for exhibitions and artworks across the Countr...

David Hockney - Now and always

David Hockney - Now and always-De Lacey Fine Art Ltd
Many artists have owned the mantle of Britains greatest living artist, obviously, the very nature of the title is a transient one. Francis Baco...

5 (more) Art books to own

5 (more) Art books to own-De Lacey Fine Art Ltd
As I've said many times, my library is my fortress of solitude, it contains all of the facts and figures that I rely on. I've always seen art boo...

Post COVID-19 Update

Post COVD-19 Update-De Lacey Fine Art Ltd
  Well, it's been three long months but I'm finally back in the gallery and we're trading once again, although if you can call this tradin...

26th May 2020 Covid-19 Update

26th May 2020 Covid-19 Update
Since the 21st March, I have followed the government guidelines and have closed the gallery to do my small part in curtailing this awfu...

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update
As of the 21st March 2020 I took the precaution of temporarily closing my gallery in Manchester.  This was in line with Government reco...

Auction Houses and Forgeries

Auction Houses and Forgeries
I heard a funny story this week, it was from one of the regulars who comes into the gallery. He had visited another Art Gallery in Cheshire, I ...

Where is the value in Art?

Where is the value in Art?
There are very few things in life that hold as much value as art. Property and Gold hold economic value, but only Art and Antiques hold both cultu...