John Hoyland

23 September 2015

  John Hoyland was born in Sheffield in 1934 and studied at Sheffield School of Art and The Royal Academy Schools. In the early 1960′s he was one of the young British artists that exhibited in ‘Situation’, the influential abstract show that gave impetus to the importance of the London art scene. From the mid […]

Paintings by Margaret Shields

15 September 2015

Margaret Shields was born and brought up in Middlesborough. She studied at Middlesborough College of Art and also the Royal Academy of Music, London. Her first exhibition was with The New Staithes Group in the 1960s and since then she has regularly exhibited both in the UK and abroad. In 1989 she won the Northern […]

Albert Irvin

21 July 2015

Albert Irvin passed away in March of this year aged 92. He was one of the most influential painters and printmakers of his generation. His first exhibition was in 1960 and he was known for his expressive, abstract works and joyous use of colour. Albert Irvin was born in 1922 and studied at Northampton School […]

John Martin’s Paradise Lost Engravings

20 May 2015

John Martin was born in Hayden Bridge, Northumberland in 1789. He was a highly imaginative English painter and printmaker and one of the leading Romantic artists. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1811 and gained huge success and acclaim for his apocalyptic, religious images such as The Fall of Babylon and The Overthrow of […]

Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

18 May 2015

David Hockney had always loved the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales and in 1969 decided to make a suite of 39 etchings for six of his favourite tales.

New Paintings by Simon Gilpin

13 May 2015

Simon Gilpin was born in 1976 in Leeds and studied fine art at Bretton College, Wakefield. Growing up in Yorkshire his work was influenced by both the surrounding landscape as well as the proximity of housing estates and inner city buildings. This is still a feature of his work. Another influence was the work of […]

Paintings by Willy Tirr

26 January 2015

We are pleased to have recently acquired a selection of paintings by the Modern British artist Willy Tirr (1915-1991). These include important figurative works from the 1940s as well as later works which signal the artists move away from figuration and towards abstraction.

Coming soon – Anthony Gross etchings

24 September 2014

We are pleased to have just acquired a beautiful series of Anthony Gross etchings from 1971 which will be available to view shortly.

Henri Matisse exhibition is Tate’s most successful art show

22 September 2014

An exhibition of Henri Matisse’s cut-out art has become the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.

David Hockney and The Grimms Fairy Tales Etchings

16 September 2014

David Hockney now considers his Grimms Fairy Tale etchings as one of his major successes. He made 39 images for the six fairy tales and we are pleased to have these original etchings, including a number of signed works, available for sale.