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Andy Gotts Presents ICONS at Maddox Gallery

Starting his career as a portrait photographer in 1990 following a serendipitous encounter with Stephen Fry, Andy Gotts MBE is noted for his ability to capture portraits that feel as intimate as they are revealing, taking simple yet powerful photographs that depict the person behind the persona. Now a solo exhibition at Maddox Gallery, London, showcases his work with celebrities including Al Pacino, Ian McKellen, Harrison Ford and Kylie Minogue. (Top of page – The...

Museum Frieder Burda Presents Solo Exhibitions by Katharina Sieverding

Watching the Sun at Midnight at Museum Frieder Burda and Headlines at the museum’s Berlin exhibition space Salon Berlin brings together works spanning all phases of Katharina Sieverding’s pioneering and widely appreciated 60-year oeuvre. The exhibition will include videos from the late 1960s as well as her oversized self-portrait series from the 1970s to the 1990s, right up to her contemporary productions. (Top of page: Katharina Sieverding, ENCODE VII, 2006. Digital print on non-woven paper,...

The Art of Protest at Bournemouth’s Giant

GIANT, a new 15,000 square foot gallery in Bournemouth, will open on August 7th. Claiming to be the largest artist-led space in the UK, GIANT is situated within a historic building in the heart of the town centre. The central inaugural exhibition, ‘Big Medicine,’ is a bold, celebratory show across all three major galleries within GIANT. Featuring works by major international artists such as Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jim Lambie and Gavin Turk, it takes...

Sotheby’s to Offer Exceptional Dalmore Malt Whiskies

A once-in-a-lifetime selection of six exceptional single malt whiskies is celebrated through the release of three unique collections that tell the story of The Dalmore’s relentless pursuit of excellence through six decades. A donation from the global auction at Sotheby’s of a unique one-of-a-kind collection of six rare Single Malts in October will be made to V&A Dundee as part of a four-year partnership with the arts powerhouse celebrating design, creativity, and vision. The Dalmore...

Kath & Company Launches Art At Home Collections

The art world’s newest visual arts agency Kath & Company will launch a new initiative – Art at Home – by presenting seasonal collections of affordable and original art by living artists with the aim to connect artists with new audiences. Kath & Company is led by leading art consultant and curator Katherine Wood who has worked with artists, galleries, and museums for more than 30 years. To celebrate the launch of Art at Home,...

Classic Movie Posters Clean Up for Ewbank’s

Ewbank’s Auctions’ July 23rd Vintage Posters auction showed the popularity of kitsch classics with a top price of £12,000 for a poster for the 1956 B-Movie classic from MGM, Forbidden Planet. The 30 x 40 inch British Quad film poster features the first release of the iconic “Robby the Robot” artwork and had been consigned from a private collection. Ewbank’s specialist Alastair McCrea knew it would do well and had given it an estimate of...

Lucy Kent and the Magic of Landscape

A new exhibition of paintings by contemporary landscape artist Lucy Kent will be taking place at her studio, near Tetbury, Wiltshire from 16th-19th September. this LAND is an exhibition of new paintings by Lucy depicting Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and her home county of Wiltshire – large skies, rolling clouds and a kaleidoscope of colours which capture a fleeting moment in nature and the very essence of the British countryside throughout the year. (Top of page:...

Under the Hammer – a Unique Private Collection of Pianos

Dreweatts auctioneers is to offer an exceptional private collection of rare pianos in a landmark sale on September 23rd, 2021. The collection was amassed by David Winston, who holds a Royal Warrant as Restorer and Conservator of Pianos to HM the Queen. It comprises 26 unique instruments dating from the 18th century to present day. Among those expected to achieve the highest bids is a rare 1925 Pleyel grand piano fitted with an original ‘Auto...

399 Days in Yorkshire With Rachel Kneebone

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is presenting 399 Days by Rachel Kneebone in the unique environment of its 18th-century Chapel from July 10th. The artist’s most ambitious sculpture to date, 399 Days is named after the length of time it took to make. Over five metres in height, it comprises 63 exterior panels. Monumental in scale yet exquisite in detail, it echoes historic sculptures such as Trajan’s Column, a plaster cast of which is displayed in the...

The Goring Hotel Gets a Shetland Pony In Residence

Britain’s most popular little pony, Teddy the Shetland will grace The Goring’s Garden with his presence this August as their ‘pony in residence’. For just over two weeks between 16th-31st August, Teddy will pack his saddle bags and live in The Goring Garden in a beautifully constructed stable by Monarch Equestrian. Alongside being an international Instagram sensation @teddytheshetland with 156K followers and fans all around the world, Teddy is also a Goring family member –...

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