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July 3, 2017

"Eccentric - yes! Brilliant - yes! Jack the Ripper - who knows?"

Walter Sickert was Jack the Ripper - there have been a few books published pointing the finger at Sickert, the latest by Patricia Cornwell called 'Case Closed'. It is an interesting read.

From an art forger...

May 29, 2017

This week we have been appreciating the artwork of late, hip artist J-M Basquiat. Having died tragically at the young age of 27 from drug intoxication, his art is highly recognised more than ever before, with his unique punk art and neo-expressionism style his painting...

May 22, 2017

This weeks' Painting of the Week is something exclusive, painted especially for our exhibition in June - this elegant painting of an Italian girl from the island of Capri, Rosine Ferrara became the favourite muse of American artist J.S Sargent. 

Captivated by her exotic...

May 18, 2017

"One of the greatest art forgers of the 20th and 21st century"  - Sky Arts

This week we have chosen 'The Procession' painted by David Henty, after L.S Lowry. 

David is very fond of Lowry's artwork and his style, hence why he continues to recreate his artwork years' down...

May 8, 2017

This week we have chosen Van Gogh's 'Cafe Terrace at Night' which can also be known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum.

David has chosen this painting as his POTW because he says it always reminds him of Kirk Douglas in the film, 'Lust for Life' - where Douglas p...

May 2, 2017

This week we have a blast from the past - we have chose one of Jack Vettriano's many provocative paintings for our Painting of the Week. 

David painted this painting for his own collection a year or so ago, and gifted it to his wife. 

This painting was featured in The Te...

April 24, 2017

This week we have chosen a slightly darker version from David's collection. This is a snipet of the original 'David with the Head of Goliath'. 

Caravaggio painted his own head decapitated in a plea for mercy from the Pope. 

Caravaggio was under a death sentence for the m...

April 17, 2017

This humongous painting has been chosen by David as our Painting of the Week! As David has always loved the artworks Bacon produced.

David found this particular painting a challenge due to its size, he says "working on this scale was a great test, and i loved it!"

This...

April 10, 2017

If only we all looked as elegant as this lady does, perched on the end of a chaise... Modigliani did a great job of painting elegance within this hourglass figure, tempting David to recreate it. 

Not only did David take on the challenge of painting another portrait, whi...

April 3, 2017

 (Original Gogh on the left, Henty on the right - [mobile users - top Gogh / bottom Henty]) 

This weeks 'Painting Of The Week', chosen by David is 'Sunflowers' by Vincent Van Gogh. 

This is one of the iconic collections of 'Vincent paintings', David mentioned i...

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