The Art Blog

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...

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 cu...

It's cold outside...

It's cold outside...
As I sit at my desk staring between the computer and the window, I find myself struggling to come up with an apt blog this week. I could begin ...

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 ...