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Cyril Power stole the show at Bonham’s last week when, in one of those fairy-tale discoveries-in-the-attic, his linocut Speed Trial (c.1932, edition of 60), which had hung on the seller’s wall unidentified for 25 years, sold for a staggering £73,250. In a nostalgic nod to the 150th anniversary of the Underground, Power’s Futuristic 1930s prints of Tube stations […]
Posted onIn 1998, Albert Irvin was elected a Royal Academician, shortly after publication of the first monograph on his work, Albert Irvin: Life to Painting by Paul Moorhouse. I remember the news providing the celebratory fizz to what was already, in Irvin style, a pretty exuberant launch dinner for the book at the Chelsea Arts Club. At 76, Bert […]
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