Tag Archives: British paintings

Vanessa Garwood: abstraction, reality and imagination

 Vanessa Garwood, Self-portrait One of our up-&-coming young artists, Vanessa Garwood was trained at the Charles Cecil Studios in Florence. She studied painting and sculpture, and later served a three-month sculpture apprenticeship in South Africa. This awareness of form in … Continue reading

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The Ludovici family

Original bookplate for A. Ludovici, An artist’s life in London and Paris 1870-1925, 1926, with the coat of arms of the Ludovici family The members of the Ludovici clan were international in their roots, their lives and their education, and … Continue reading

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The art of the dance

Robert Duckworth Greenham, Tango Final of British Championship, Blackpool, 1969, s. & d. 1970 Robert Greenham’s painting of this dancing competition can safely be called an eye-catcher. The viewpoint is defined by the velvet sill curving across the lower right-hand … Continue reading

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Terry Watts: art, nature and the Romantic

The Romantic movement in art grew out of an increased interest in the sublime and in picturesque notions of nature in the late 18th century. Before that, anything beyond the walls of the estate or garden had been regarded as … Continue reading

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George Weissbort

George Weissbort, Self portrait with beard, 1973 George Weissbort, whose work we are delighted to present in our gallery, sadly died during the summer, aged 85.  A charming man, his knowledge of the Old Masters was informed by hours (literally … Continue reading

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The Hungry Eye: an exhibition of new still life paintings by Stephen Rose

Open from 22 April – 3 May 2013 and presented by Mark Mitchell Paintings & Drawings at 17 Avery Row, Brook Street, London  W1K 4BF Stephen Rose’s work is a wonderfully contemporary take on the classical tradition of still life painting. He … Continue reading

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