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Hidden behind the H... an artists story...

Hidden behind the H... an artists story...

Born 1964 Born in Liverpool. I was in the Pompidou centre in Paris, the huge modern art museum that is famous across the world and I was taking in all the exhibits and displays when I came across an empty exhibition room. I walked to the centre of the room and placed my plastic bag on the floor with my can of Pepsi by the side and then stood away.   It was fascinating to see what then happened with twelve people coming into the room within a ten minute period... three walked straight out in disbelief, however the remaining people...


And The Winner Is...?

And The Winner Is...?

Every year we like to tell you who has won our 'Little Acorns' Top Sellers Award, in other words, who has sold the most pieces in the last twelve months... and now the results are in:  In FIRST Place:  Danny Abrahams Yorkshire artist Danny Abrahams has continued to go from strength to strength with his heart-warming paintings of peace, love and family time. In these trying times his works bring much happiness and with a growing collection of limited edition works too, there is something for every pocket... oOo  In SECOND Place:  Kealey Farmer The lovely Kealey Farmer puts her heart and...


TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

Artist Tim Shorten’s love of nostalgia shows in his stylish portrayal of a bygone era, a time when the pace of life was slower and the interactions between people were  more intense, more personal...


And The Winner Is......

And The Winner Is......

Every year we like to tell you who has won our 'Little Acorns' Top Sellers Award, in other words, who has sold the most pieces in the last twelve months... and now the results are in:  In FIRST Place:  Kealey Farmer Yayyy! Congratulations Kealey! You are the 2020 'Little Acorns' Top Seller! Our customers love your beautiful, happy, feel good paintings and we have sold prints and originals and sketches across the board! With another release coming very soon you're sure to pique interest again! oOo  In JOINT SECOND Place: Mackenzie Thorpe AND Kerry Darlington Huge Congratulations to two artists who...


Who is Banksy anyway? And what has he done for the Art World?

Who is Banksy anyway? And what has he done for the Art World?
Once upon a time if somebody asked you to name a popular artist you may have answered Vincent Van Gogh or perhaps even Rolf Harris. These days it is far more likely that a name like Banksy would roll off your tongue.

The sporadic and random appearance of the well-known stencil-style art works have created quite a following for this modern ‘street artist’. The recent auction stunt for a piece now titled ‘Shredded Girl with Balloon’ is testimony to how much value can be added to what some see as ‘impermanent’ works of art...
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