Norman Adams RA

19 December 2016

Just arrived…..a lovely watercolour from 1958 by Norman Adams RA. ‘Clouds over Swaledale’ was painted shortly after Adams had moved his residence and studio to The Yorkshire Dales. This proximity to the Yorkshire landscape, to which he had such an affinity, enabled him to create some of his finest works. Norman Adams was born in […]

Moira Huntly

23 September 2016

We have recently acquired ‘Wharfedale, Yorkshire’ a watercolour and gouache on paper by the artist Moira Huntly (born 1932). Moira Huntly was born in Motherwell, Scotland in 1932 and studied at Harrow School of Art and Hornsey College of Art. Throughout her career she has exhibited widely and has won numerous awards including the Laing […]

Pastels and drawings by Neil Palliser

8 June 2016

We are pleased to have received a selection of pastels and drawings by the Yorkshire artist Neil Palliser. These include his works centred on Northern Broadsides rehearsals of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ made in 2000 and drawings from his ‘Dancers Working, Dancers Resting’ series made in 2002 with The RJC Dance Company. Neil Palliser […]

Myles Linley shortlisted for Ruskin Prize

5 February 2016

We are pleased that one of our artists, Myles Linley, has been shortlisted for the 2015 Ruskin Prize. The 30 prize finalists were selected from over 700 artists and 1653 artworks were considered. Quite an achievement! Myles is a gifted draughtsman and is known for his powerful and dramatic Northern city scenes. View work by […]

Norrie Harman

1 February 2016

We have worked with Norrie Harman and exhibited his work for over ten years and are pleased to have received a new selection of paintings and drawings by this exciting British artist. In 2006 we held our first solo exhibition for Norrie Harman. In her catalogue essay Justine Brooks wrote: “There is an undeniable rawness […]

Etchings by Lucien Madrassi

5 January 2016

Madrassi was a skilled draughtsman and printmaker and in 1924 he went to Krakow to begin work on a suite of etchings depicting the lives of Polish, Ukrainian and Russian Jews in the Pale of Settlement.

Jacob Kramer drawing

5 January 2016

December was a busy month and we were pleased to acquire ‘Sarah’, a ¬†beautiful pastel and charcoal drawing (circa 1920) by Jacob Kramer. Jacob Kramer was born in Russia in 1892 into an artistic middle-class Jewish family. He immigrated to Leeds with his family in 1900. He was awarded a scholarship to Leeds School of […]

‘Woman’ by Geoffrey Key

7 December 2015

‘Woman’ by Geoffrey Key. We are pleased to have recently acquired an early painting by the sought after Lancashire artist Geoffrey Key. Mixed media on paper, signed and dated by the artist, date 1973. Geoffrey Key was born in Manchester in 1941. He attended Manchester’s High School of Art and Manchester’s Regional College of Art […]

Lithographs by Alberto Giacometti

30 November 2015

We are pleased to have recently acquired a selection of Alberto Giacometti lithographs made in 1961. Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss sculptor, painter and printmaker. He was born in Borgonovo in 1901 and attended the Geneva School of Fine Art. In the early 1920′s he moved to Paris and, whilst associating with Miro, Ernst and […]

Drawings by Jake Attree

2 October 2015

Jake Attree was born in 1950 and studied at York College of Art and Liverpool College of Art. From 1974 to 1977 ¬†he went on to train at The Royal Academy of Arts during which time he was awarded the Creswick Landscape Prize, The Landseer Figure Prize, The David Murray Scholarship and The Bronze Turner […]