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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
The art dealer versus the art-market journalist. In the lecture theatre of the London Art Fair last week the scene was set for some vigorous debating. Melanie Gerlis, Art Market editor of The Art Newspaper, had just published a book which dared to question the value of art as an investment, and she was being pitted against […]
Posted onIt is shaping up to be quite a spring for British artist Jeremy Gardiner (b.1957). His new exhibition Exploring the Elemental opens at Paisnel Gallery, London tomorrow evening. Then on Sunday 9 February he discusses his work at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, before hanging his comprehensive retrospective exhibition Unfolding Landscape at Kings Place Gallery […]
Posted onThe official message from London Art Fair, perhaps unsurprisingly, was one of strong sales and large numbers of collectors in attendance. Director Jonathan Burton emphasized that the Fair had fulfilled its remit, offering ‘a welcoming environment for buyers wanting to pick up the very finest in Modern British work as well as cutting-edge contemporary practice.’ […]
Posted onOver 25,000 people braved the snow last week to visit London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre in Islington. Outside the Fair, Lucy Myers, Lund Humphries’ Managing Director, helped to brighten things up, the orange of her umbrella echoing that of James Capper’s Tread Pad. Indoors, meanwhile, our Richard-Woods-designed stand proved another attention-grabber. Passers-by were captivated […]
Book of the Week: The Art & Craft of Richard Woods, edited and with an introduction by Paul Bonaventura
Posted onBritish artist Richard Woods (b.1966) is Lund Humphries’ artist of the week: as I write, he is installing his specially designed panels on our stand at London Art Fair, and we understand that his work will be featured in Time Out’s preview of the Fair tomorrow. On Wednesday 16th January at 5pm the artist will […]
Posted onCertainly a highlight for Modern British art enthusiasts is the upcoming London Art Fair. The Fair takes place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, N1, from 16 to 20 January and features over 100 galleries presenting the great names of 20th-century British art as well as exceptional contemporary work. Artists on display include Keith Vaughan, […]
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