New acquisitions and Coast to Coast

11th February, 2023

New acquisitions

After a wonderful London Art Fair, we’ve not let the grass grow under our feet; we’ve been busy. Just some of the new acquisitions may be seen on our Latest Work section of the gallery website. Included within these are two of the very highest quality paintings by the late Theodore Major, an astounding Van Gogh portrait by Hughie O’Donoghue (RA) directly from the artist’s studio together with a large 1964 oil titled Mainly Greens by the late Patrick Heron, one of the most influential of post-war British artists.

In terms of contemporary work, Alex Hain has just brought us two oils of Coldingham Bay, Scotland, painted during the 2021 lockdowns and born of his claustrophobia and urgent need to get out of his four walls; just the highest quality of work by Alex. We also have three new works by Marie Scott together with two newly cast small bronze sculptures by David Hochhauser.

In addition to the above, we also have works soon to arrive by the late Norman Cornish, Michael Bennett and Bill Peascod; watch this space, as they say.

Coast to Coast

Turning to our next exhibition, on 25th February we’ll open the doors to Coast to Coast, an exhibition of forty-five paintings by Lawrence Quigley. Lawrence has spent the past year-plus painting numerous points of the famous Wainwright Coast to Coast walk, from St Bees on the west coast, to Robbin Hood's Bay on the east. All paintings have been created in the open-air over four seasons, with Lawrence splitting the walk up, often camping out, paints in hand, capturing the way the journey changes over the months, and with it, himself. The exhibition will go live online from this Wednesday, 15th; as such, very unlike us, we’ll be emailing out again within just a few days, this time with the exhibition catalogue and online exhibition.

That’s all for now, more of Coast to Coast this coming week.

Steve and Christine

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