News — Henri Matisse
Posted by The Art Hound on
Something Old, Something New…New clients are often surprised at the variety of works we have in the Gallery. How come we have vintage Matisse and Picasso lithographs, Street Art by Pure Evil and Shepard Fairey, Pop Art by Peter Blake and Sex Pistols artwork by Jamie Reid with abstract works by the likes of Iain Robertson and Willard Boepple? How come we hang them on the same wall and how in the hell do they look so good together, despite such glaring differences in age, technique, and theme?Many of our regular clients are amazed at how stylish their walls at...
- Tags: Abstract Art, Abstract Expressionism, Album Cover Artwork, Andy Warhol, Basia Lautman, Contemporary Art, David Bowie, Elvis, Figurative Art, Henri Matisse, Jamie Reid, Kip Gresham, Lithographs, Marc Chagall, Modernism, MOMA, Mourlot Studios, Museum of Modern Art, New York Art, Pablo Picasso, Paris, Peter Blake, Pop Art, Printmaking, Punk, Pure Evil, Royal Academy of Art, Screenprint, Shepard Fairey, Surrealism, tate gallery, Terry Pastor, The Sex Pistols, urban art, Willard Boepple
Posted by Tom Arnold on
As a gallery dealing in Modern & Contemporary Art, Abstract art is a cornerstone of our stock, as would be expected, given that it has formed a central stream in the Modern Art movement since circa 1900. However, over a century of abstraction has not lessened its power to divide opinion. Commonly overheard in the gallery are the classic phrases - “I don't get abstract art”, “What is it meant to be?” or the ubiquitous “My kid could do that”. Many people see abstract art as something to be viewed at the Tate and would be happy to stroll around...
- Tags: abstract, Breon O’Casey, Clare Wardman, Francois Pont, Henri Matisse, Iain Robertson, jazzy, Mali Morris RA, oil, Paul Klee, Picasso, Sir Terry Frost, Sophie Berger, The Degenerate Art Exhibition, The Great German Art Exhibition, Willard Beopple