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Something Old, Something New...

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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...

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This Ain't No Art Shop

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A good Art Gallery is a not a just shop to buy house decorations. A Gallery is cultural space. A place to champion creativity, thoughts, ideas both new and old, and to engage with art and its commentary on the world. It is a place to engage with culture and to escape the increasingly ubiquitous high street experience. Buying a great artwork is not equivalent to a simply buying a nice picture. Although of course great artwork may well be stunningly beautiful, it may also be initially challenging, disturbing, or confusing.  Many of us hate “shopping”; we loathe the nature...

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