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I'll Know It When I See It

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Last week I finished Edward Docx new novel “Let Go My Hand”. The character of the dying academic father takes his three dysfunctional sons to see the Palaeolithic cave paintings in France before he dies. The raw power of human creativity hits them hard. Art transforms us and makes us see the world afresh. It makes sense of our existence. Then I saw Spike Lee on TV discussing his new film “BlacKkKlansman”, speaking passionately about acts of creativity in the modern world, about how art can have an impact of our state of mind, how art influences the decisions we...

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The Art Hound Gallery Pop Art 'Pop' Up at Benets' Cambridge, King's Parade

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We're only just recovered from our first Central Cambridge 'Take Over'. Friday May 11th saw The Art Hound Team spread the Pop Art vibe to Benets' cafe on the famous King's Parade in the middle of Cambridge. As we hung works by Warhol and Robert Indiana, overlooking the stately King's College Chapel resulting in a fascinating juxtaposition, we pondered why many Cambridge people, living so close to London, seemed to often revel in a conservative approach to the arts, expressing amazement over the genres of work we stock. But our instinct that Cambridge needed a gallery with high end, cutting...

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Strange and Unusual

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As the gallery Assistant working Monday-Wednesday I get the fun job of photographing and cataloguing all the new things that come through the gallery door. I’d like to think that we here at the Art Hound like a bit of the weird and wonderful, and as Lydia Deetz once said “I myself am strange and unusual”. My love of art has always been heavily influenced by film, particularly cult classic horror and pretty much any director that likes to indulge in a large prop department and special effects crew. My dissertation was written about David Cronenberg’s use of visual special...

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New Mabel Fox Hound Print at The Art Hound Gallery

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  Right on time for the warmer Spring weather, comes Franklin Hound bounding on into The Art Hound. Created by our linocut artist Mabel Fox, we are delighted to announce 10% of the sale price of Franklin Hound at The Art Hound will go to Greyhound Rescue charities, a cause very close to our heart. This will include charities rescuing sight hounds from the dog meat trade and dog slaughterhouses in China. Franklin Hound currently appears in midnight blue, and is a perfect addition to Mabel Fox print collectors, as it follows the same shape and dimensions as the rest...

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Art Hound Favourite - Gerd Winner

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  The Art Hound Gallery is delighted to begin offering works by one of our favourite 1970's screen printers - The German artist Gerd Winner. Whilst not a household name on these shores, his screen prints are mind-blowingly amazing, often focusing on industrial urban architecture of Britain and other countries. Just as impressive is the techniques used to create them - early digital manipulation (pioneering early 1970's photoshop if you will). We're starting with one of his works from the U.S.A - 'Pennsylvania R.R' from 1973. The scale of this needs to be seen in person, so come down to...

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