2012-12-31

Hales Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Hales Gallery opened in 1992 as an alternative space in Deptford, South London. From this unlikely venue, Paul Hedge and Paul Maslin successfully launched the careers of a number of emerging British artists at that time, including among many others, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Mike Nelson and Sarah Jones.

The venue's café became a social focal point for artists and created a good environment for the development and exchange of ideas. Both the gallery and café were regularly written about in the art press, national and international newspapers and attracted worldwide media attention.

In 1997 Hales became a commercial gallery and began to represent artists from international backgrounds including Tomoko Takahashi, Spencer Tunick, Hew Locke and Hans Op de Beeck. In 2004 Hales moved to its current new gallery space designed by architects HawkinsBrown in the Tea Building in London's East End.

Website : http://www.halesgallery.com/

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2012-12-28

French Art Studio - London - United Kingdom

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French art studio presents French contemporary art in London. After six years showcasing French artists through art fairs and pop up exhibitions, we moved into our own venue on Gloucester Road in May 2012 - 100m2 of Paris at the heart of London! We present a fine selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs by artists who already have a successful career in France and are still little known to UK art amateurs. Our intimate knowledge of the French art world helps us spotting talent with strong international potential. We regularly receive new artworks from France - offering interesting surprises all the time. In a friendly atmosphere, we wish to make art buying and non intimidating and fun experience. We also offer multiple services of commissioning, art consultancy, free delivery, and to make things easier: private viewing at your home.

Website : http://www.thefrenchartstudio.com/index.cfm

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2012-12-27

Frith Street Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Originally occupying two adjacent townhouses in London’s Frith Street, the gallery was established in 1989 as a forum to present the best in contemporary drawing. Expanding into a wide range of media, Frith Street Gallery quickly became known for representing a distinctive group of artists working in film, photography, painting and sculpture. We currently work with 20 artists from Britain and abroad - a mixture of established and emerging figures.

The gallery moved to its current purpose built location on Golden Square, just a short distance from Frith Street, in 2007. We stage 5 solo exhibitions per year and each summer invite an independent curator to organise a group exhibition of non gallery artists.

Website :http://www.frithstreetgallery.com/

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2012-12-26

Johnny Van Haeften Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Johnny Van Haeften, of Dutch ancestry, was born in 1952 in London and educated in England, at Eton. He joined Christie's in 1969 and spent eight years there partly in the Press Office and partly in the Stamp Department; Johnny remains a keen philatelist.

In 1977 he left Christie's and set up Johnny Van Haeften Ltd with his wife Sarah whom he married the same year; their first gallery was in New Bond Street on the 3rd floor above Boucheron. In 1982 he moved to the present gallery at 13 Duke Street, St James's, specialising in Dutch and Flemish Old Master Paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Van Haeften Gallery is the only gallery in London dealing exclusively in this field.

Johnny’s former roles include Vice Chairman of the Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD), Council Member of the British Antique Dealers Association (BADA), and Member of the Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair Executive Committee.

Johnny is currently an Executive Committee member of The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF).

Website : http://www.johnnyvanhaeften.com/

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2012-12-25

Grosvenor Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Grosvenor Gallery was first established by the American sociologist and writer EricEstoric (1913-1993) who began to collect works of art when he came to live in England after the Second World War. Estorick’s love affair with the art world began while he was a student in New York University in the 1930s. In the college library, where Estorick spent long hours, he was exposed to one of the most important collections of 20th century art. It contained the works of almost every famous artist of the period – Braque, Arp, Brancusi, Gonzales, Klee, Leger, Matisse and more. This collection was to have a major influence on him.

Estorick moved to England in 1947 after his marriage to Salome Dessau. In the initial years, the couple developed a major collection of Italian art, which at one time was considered the most important collection of Italian art outside Italy. It was exhibited in major exhibitions including the one at the Tate Gallery in 1956. It was then that Estorick became a full time art dealer and went on to establish the Grosvenor Gallery in 1960, with its first premise on Davies Street. It was the largest and best equipped gallery in England at the time. The old Grosvenor Gallery that specialized in the Pre-Raphaelites had closed in 1906.

Around this time, several of the older galleries of London closed down. A number of young British artists associated with these galleries joined Estorick in his new venture. This move along with Estorick’s own remarkable collection of 20th century art led Grosvenor Gallery to prominence.

Grosvenor Gallery went on to exhibit some of the major European artists of the time – some for the first time in London such as Magritte, Picasso, Sironi, Chagall, Lissitzky and Archipenko. Grosvenor Gallery also represented an impressive group of young artists such as Michael Ayrton, Jack Smith, Prunella Clough, John Hoskin and Karl Weschke. Estorick also added the already well known artists F.N. Souza and Paul Feiler. It held important exhibitions of Italian art such as First Image in 1963 including the works by the painter Enrico Baj and sculptors Cascella and Silvestri, a major retrospective exhibition of paintings by Sironi.

Apart from Western European art, the Gallery was the principal outlet in the West for modern art from Eastern Europe. It also sold works by living Soviet artists, which was a major accomplishment for a Western gallery. Furthermore Estorick championed several South African artists notably Stern, Dumile and Kumalo.

The Gallery was located on Albermale street in the 1990s and then in 2000 it moved to Ryder Street. It was still dealing in Modern British and International Art while exhibiting primarily Modern and Contemporary Indian art.

The artist F.N. Souza has been a focus, his first show was The Human and the Divine Predicament (1964), followed by Black Art and Other Paintings (1966) followed by shows in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005 at the Tate Britain in London and 2 shows in New York in 2005 and 2008.

In 2006, Grosvenor Gallery collaborated with Vadehra Art Gallery in New Delhi to form Grosvenor Vadehra. The purpose of this collaboration was to promote international art in India and Indian art in the United Kingdom. There were three inaugural exhibitions of Indian art at the time The Moderns Revisited, Inverting/Inventing Traditions and Here and Now: Young Voices from India, which were all well received in London. Since then the Gallery has has continued to have exhibitions of modern and contemporary Indian art. It also had exhibitions of international art in India including a Pablo Picasso exhibition in 2006 and a highly acclaimed exhibition of Lucien Freud and Francis Bacon along with Tyeb Mehta and F.N. Souza in 2007.

The gallery currently also represents two of the finest living painters in the UK, Mark Shields and Victor Newsome.

Going forward Grosvenor Gallery will continue to focus on showing the best Modern and Contemporary Art from India and Britain and as well as some masterpieces.

Website : http://grosvenorgallery.com/

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2012-12-24

Francesca Galloway - London - United Kingdom

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Francesca Galloway is well known internationally for her expertise, taste and integrity in the field of Indian miniatures and courtly objects. She is also a specialist of Islamic and European textiles.

In the early 1970s Francesca worked in Rome for Christie's before joining Spink & Son at the height of the Persian art boom in 1976. She became a director and co-authored a number of seminal exhibitions on Islamic art, Indian painting and textiles until she set up her own business in 1992.

We hold yearly exhibitions on a number of topics in our Mayfair gallery. We broker important private collections and advise collectors. Our catalogues designed by Anikst Design are reference works in their own right.

Website : http://www.francescagalloway.com/

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2012-12-21



This is your life.
Do what you love, and do it often.
If you don't like something, change it.
If you don't have enough time, stop watching TV.
Start doing things you love.
All emotions are beautiful.
Open your mind, arms and heart to new things
and people, we are united in our differences.
Ask the next person you see what their passion is
and share your inspiring dream with them.
Travel often.
Getting lost will help you find yourself.
Some opportunities only come once, seize them.
Life is about the people you meet
and the things you create with them.
Life is short.
Live your dream.

Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar
Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein Glückliches Neues Jahr

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Israel Goldman - London - United Kingdom

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ISRAEL (BETTER KNOWN AS IZZY) GOLDMAN is one of the world’s foremost dealers in the field of Japanese prints, paintings and illustrated books. He developed a love of Japanese art at an early age, purchasing his first print in London at the age of eleven. He launched his career as a dealer after graduating from Harvard College in 1981.

Izzy became an Associate Director of the Ukiyo-e Print Dealers’ Association of Japan in 1988 and has been a member of the International Fine Print Dealer's Association (IFPDA) since its founding in 1990. He is also a director of the International Ukiyo-e Society of Japan. He exhibits annually at the Print Fair in New York and the London Original Print Fair.

Izzy sells to private collectors and museums all over the world, including such institutions as the Art Institute of Chicago, the British Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, the National Gallery of Australia, the New York Public Library, and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Izzy is the co-author of Hiroshige, Birds and Flowers, George Braziller, New York, 1988. He is also a leading authority on Kawanabe Kyosai and has curated two exhibitions of the artist’s work in Tokyo -- at the Odakyu Department Store in 1996 and the Ota Memorial Museum of Art in 2002. In 2007 he negotiated the sale of the Gerhard Pulverer Collection of nearly one thousand Japanese illustrated books to the Freer/Sackler Museum. Both in size and value, this represented one of the most extensive collections of Japanese graphic art to be sold in the West in living memory.

Izzy recently sold an impression of Hokusai’s Great Wave to the British Museum. Considered to be their most important Japanese print, it was chosen for the BBC program “A History of the World in 100 Objects.” He was also instrumental in organizing the promised gift to the British Museum of approximately 2,000 prints by Kuniyoshi from the collection of Professor Arthur R. Miller. Subsequently, Izzy was a guest curator of the Kuniyoshi exhibition held in celebration of this gift at the Royal Academy, London in 2009 and at the Japan Society Gallery, New York, in 2010.

Website : http://www.israelgoldman.com/index.php

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2012-12-20

Louisa Guinness Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Work with today’s leading sculptors and painters to make jewellery. Collect and deal in past artist’s works focusing especially on jewellery.

The Gallery opened in May 2003 with an exhibition of Donald Judd Furniture. This was followed by a Ron Arad exhibition which confirmed interest in a new and developing market. The world of design meets function meets furniture meets art; Louisa Guinness identified a growing interest in this and decided to concentrate on inviting artists better known for their skills in the world of painting or sculpture to try their hand at inventing functional objects. Then followed the ‘Minimalist’ exhibition and ‘Garden furniture’ with works by Yves Klein, Rachel Whiteread, Richard Wentworth, Sol LeWitt. For further details see individual pages on exhibitions or artists.

This trend developed further. Having discovered that Picasso, Braque and Calder, to name but a few of the old masters, had made jewellery; Louisa Guinness decided to explore this angle also. She approached Anish Kapoor, Antony Gormley and Sam Taylor Wood and worked with them to realise some wonderful new pieces to bring the exhibition of ‘Past and Present – Jewellery by 20th Century artists’ up to date. This was the beginning of a new era.

Each new work is published in a small edition to the highest standard. Most are handmade in London’s famous Hatton Garden district or the artist’s studio. Handmade leather boxes, some with Perspex lids have been made in order to display the jewellery. The ethos behind the jewellery is that it serves as small sculpture whist it is not being worn, it can sit on a coffee table or in a dressing room as a work of art.

Louisa Guinness uncovered a new market, rich with ancient gems in the homes of some lucky collectors and occasionally appearing at auction and decided this was an area she intended to focus on. Her husband, Ben Brown has taken over dealing with Ron Arad and Louisa Guinness spends her time talking to artists and jewellery makers and creating new works of jewellery to add to her stable. She has established herself as the leading dealer in artist’s jewellery in the world.

Website : http://www.louisaguinnessgallery.com/home/

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2012-12-19

Halcyon Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Halcyon Gallery was established in 1982 as a platform for inspirational art. The gallery is now based in Mayfair, London and represents a selection of renowned international artists. Together Halcyon Gallery’s four London spaces host a diverse programme of contemporary art, showing both established artists and new, emerging talent. A dedicated team specialise in rare masterpieces ranging from Impressionism to Pop Art, working closely with clients to build collections that have emotional resonance and importantly, impeccable provenances.

Philanthropy is an essential element of Halcyon Gallery’s culture and the organization supports a number of charities including The Royal Parks Foundation and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award World Fellowship. A public art programme was conceived in 2008 to support philanthropic projects and to make art more accessible to the public. Following its success in London, the programme has now been extended to international locations.

Website : http://www.halcyongallery.com/

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2012-12-18

Guillochon Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Guillochon Gallery focuses on work by artists who combine traditional skills with contemporary concerns. We support work that is visually pleasing while retaining a degree of intellectual integrity.

Instead of adhering purely to the established gallery model, the current climate has allowed Guillochon Gallery to adopt a slightly different approach to exhibiting. The gallery combines a permanent space while also making use of the plethora of unoccupied properties in London, unlocking opportunities to obtain unusual and exciting exhibition venues and bringing contemporary art further to the doorstep of the general public.

In another move away from the established gallery model, the gallery does not represent artists, instead choosing to exhibit the work of artists.

Website :http://www.guillochongallery.co.uk/

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2012-12-17

GALERIE8 - London - United Kingdom

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GALERIE8 is a contemporary art gallery located in the Arthaus building of London Fields. Through exploration of the art form’s relation to its social and cultural context, the programme presents international and local artists, site-specific installations, and innovative platforms that look for alternatives to the traditional gallery space.

The atrium space spans five floors and encompasses 250 square meters, allowing for natural light and large-scale works. The gallery publishes print and online catalogues and journals as an extension of the exhibitions, talks, performances and film screenings programme.

Website : http://www.galerie8.co.uk/

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2012-12-14

Foss Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Established in 2001, Foss Fine Art is an intimate art gallery off Northcote Road in Battersea, SW11.

Specialising in Contemporary British Fine Art we have a strong commitment to promoting emerging and mid-career artists working within the Modern British Tradition whose emphasis on the narrative encourages the imagination and challenges the viewer's perception.

Artists include: David Brayne RWS, Jeremy Gardiner, Catherine Hyde, Elisabeth Lecourt and Nicholas Turner RWA.

The Gallery also regularly exhibits Modern Master prints, amongst others, Sir Peter Blake, Sandra Blow, Bruce McLean, Barbara Rae and Contemporary Applied Art by Jane Muir and Ros Rixon.

Website : http://www.fossfineart.com/index.htm

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2012-12-13

Flow Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Flow situated in the heart of Notting Hill, was established by Yvonna Demczynska in 1999 to showcase the best of international and British applied arts. The gallery features six exhibitions a year as well as having a permanent collection of contemporary crafts. The exhibitions are curated by flow as well as some guest curators.

Flow represents over 100 artists working in ceramics, glass, paper, wood, textiles, metal and jewellery. flow works both with collectors and more recently with corporate clients who are establishing collections of applied arts. We are very happy to assist customers with small gifts, wedding lists as well as individual commissions for their homes.

Website : http://www.flowgallery.co.uk/

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2012-12-12

The Fine Art Society - London - United Kingdom

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The Fine Art Society was established in 1876, and specialises in 19th and 20th century British art and design.

The Fine Art Society Contemporary launched in 2005 to continue our legacy of contemporary exhibitions in a specially dedicated space with a progressive exhibition-led programme.

Website : http://www.faslondon.com/

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2012-12-11

Flying Colours Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Flying Colours Gallery is based in Chelsea and has been showing some of the finest Contemporary Art for twenty years. Founded in Scotland the gallery promotes both emerging talent and established names.

Website : http://www.flyingcoloursgallery.com/index.php

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2012-12-10

FOLD Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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FOLD Gallery London was established in 2008 in an old warehouse in Hackney’s London Fields.

Originally run as a crossover between a commercial gallery and a project space, FOLD specialised in producing group shows. These gave the opportunity for UK based and international artists from emerging to mid-career practices to be brought together by strongly themed shows. The principle goal behind the theme based group exhibitions was to expand the reach of the gallery by constantly bringing in new audiences.

Now re-located in the heart of Clerkenwell, FOLD Gallery continues to push its reach to new audiences. Although now the programme is certainly more commercially viable, the focus still remains on strongly themed shows. Now punctuated with significant solo shows, the gallery programme continues to strive to present all of the artists work within context, to give the viewer the best opportunity to gain understanding of the intentions of the artist, whilst viewing the work displayed to the highest possible standards.

Website : http://www.foldgallery.com/

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2012-12-07

Flowers Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Angela Flowers established her first gallery in 1970 on Lisle Street in London's West End. In the 1980s, the gallery was one of the first to open in London's East End, in a former laundry/fur storage facility in Hackney, and the space became known as Flowers East. Matthew Flowers, Angela's son, took over day to day operations in 1989. In 1997, the gallery expanded further with a Los Angeles space, at Bergamot Station.

There are now two gallery spaces in London: a West End premises on Cork Street opened in 2000 and in 2002 the gallery moved from Hackney into a 12,000 sq foot industrial space in Shoreditch, East London. The US business relocated in 2003 from LA to New York on Madison Avenue, and then in 2009 moved to West 20th street in Chelsea.

Website : http://www.flowersgallery.com/exhibitions/flowers/

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2012-12-06

Fiumano Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Ever since she can remember Francesca dreamed of opening her own contemporary art gallery. In pursuit of this dream she read History of Art at Reading University and graduated with a First Class Honors degree. Francesca opened her first art gallery in 2001 whilst completing her Master’s degree.

Francesca’s ability to work closely with artists and clients has been the foundation of the success of Fiumano Fine Art.

“Art is pleasure for the eye and visiting a gallery should reflect this. When people visit Fiumano Fine Art I want them to feel both relaxed by our friendly approach and excited by the work on display”

Francesca Fiumano is a founder member of the Association of Women Art Dealers.

Website : http://www.fiumanofineart.com/

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2012-12-05

J+BAN Fine Art Consultancy Ltd - London - United Kingdom

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Kathryn Bell founded Fine Art Consultancy Ltd in 1990 and then the exchange programme Japanese & British Art Now in 1995.

Her company is established in both London and Tokyo and specialises in contemporary British and Japanese art. J&BAN has developed and created a visual and international dialogue since its first exhibition in Tokyo in 1997 and has become an established entity.

Over the years the company has gained a reputation for the support of interesting and challenging work and takes a pride in placing surprising yet accessible pieces in the domestic and working environment. Our success is based on years of experience combined with the way in which every project is carefully managed from start to finish.

Website : http://www.fineartconsultancy.com/en/bg.html

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2012-12-04

Anne Faggionato - London - United Kingdom

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Anne Faggionato launched her first art gallery in 1979 in 12 Duke Street, London. In 1987 she renamed her gallery as Grob Gallery and moved to the present location in 20 Dering Street, in Mayfair, London. The design of the new gallery was commissioned to architect Arata Isozaki. In 1995 she became the sole proprietor of the gallery and renamed it as “Anne Faggionato”.

As an art dealer Anne Faggionato specialised in Modern and Contemporary paintings, sculpture and works on paper, having sold works by Matisse, Picasso, Warhol, Whiteread and Damien Hirst among others.

Website : http://annefaggionato.websites.bta.com/Default.aspx

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2012-12-03

Entwistle Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Roberta and Lance Entwistle have been dealing in African and Oceanic Art for over 25 years, during which time they have acquired an unrivalled international reputation for quality and professionalism. They have been instrumental in the creation of some of the finest private collections formed in the last two decades as well as assisting many museums in developing their holdings. This has involved trading for their own account but also providing general advice relating to purchasing, both privately and at auction, appraisal for both sale and insurance, conservation advice and assistance in the sale of Tribal works of art.

The extensive activity and experience of L & R Entwistle and Co Ltd in the markets of North America, Europe and the Far East give the company a unique perspective on international market conditions so enabling their clients to maximise their opportunities for both buying and selling Tribal Art.

Website : http://www.entwistlegallery.com/pages/london.html

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2012-11-30

Emanuel von Baeyer - London - United Kingdom

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Emanuel von Baeyer London was founded in 1998 and has since been firmly established as a leading representative of the younger generation of old master dealers. Emanuel von Baeyer deals principally in fine European drawings, prints and paintings from the fifteenth through the twentieth century. We also handle select postwar and contemporary art, showing interest in both established and emerging artists.

Emanuel von Baeyer conducts his business from his premises in St Johns Wood, London, where he is always glad to receive visitors by appointment. His clientele includes older and younger generations of private collectors, art historians and museum curators from institutions around the world. He is now widely recognized as an innovative dealer within his field and has published numerous specialist sales catalogues. His activities are regularly featured in the international press. He has provided expert opinion for private individuals and for legal purposes, and is happy to act on a client's behalf on purchases and other matters. The company is sensitive to the issue of restitution and its implications.

Emanuel von Baeyer Cabinet was launched in 2010 as an extension of Emanuel von Baeyer London’s regular activities. It serves as a platform for online exhibitions, profiling different aspects of our extensive inventory. 
With each exhibition focused around a singular artist, group show or theme, the new Cabinet website stages two simultaneous online exhibitions: First Floor and Second Floor. Our aim is that these different exhibitions highlight the breadth of our interests, and further enable us to experiment with unexplored artistic materials and introduce new and overlooked artists of current significance. In keeping with these objectives, works on display range from old master to contemporary prints and drawings. It also features photographs, archive material, writings, and ephemera.

Emanuel von Baeyer regularly participates in the London Original Print Fair, Frieze Masters London, Master Drawings Week in London and New York, IFPDA Print Fair New York, Antiquarian Booksellers Associations (ABA), and at TEFAF, Maastricht. He is also a member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), as well as an executive committee member of The Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) and a member of the TEFAF Young Dealers Committee (YDC). He has held exhibitions in various galleries in Munich, Berlin and New York

Website : http://www.evbaeyer.com/index.html

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2012-11-29

Eleven Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Founded in October 2005 by Charlie Phillips, previously founding director of Haunch of Venison, and Laura Lopes. Eleven is committed to exhibiting the best of international contemporary art by both established and emerging artists. Susannah Haworth is the gallery manager.

Eleven operates from its permanent gallery space in Belgravia and has also run pop up galleries throughout London. Eleven shows at the Volta art fairs in New York and Basel.

Eleven also acts as an art advisory service and with twenty years of experience in the art world, Charlie Phillips is well placed to help clients looking to start a collection or build on an existing one.

Website : http://www.elevenfineart.com/index.asp

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2012-11-28

Elevator Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Elevator Gallery was set up in 2007 by Snoozie Hexagon and Simon-Reuben White.

The directors are especially interested in transgressive and thought provoking work. Besides regular exhibitions of contemporary art, the gallery has a varied programme of live art, cinema and musical events.

The Elevator Gallery welcomes reviewing open submissions and proposals from curators and artists.

Website : http://www.elevatorgallery.co.uk/

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2012-11-27

Edel Assanti - London - United Kingdom

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Edel Assanti was established in 2009 as an itinerant project space, collaborating with gallerists, curators and artists to facilitate exhibitions in central London. In 2010, the gallery opened its permanent exhibition space in Victoria, continuing a programme of immersive exhibitions by innovative mid-career and emergent artists.

Website : http://www.edelassanti.com/index.html

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2012-11-26

Ben Elwes Fine Arts - London - United Kingdom

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Ben Elwes Fine Art has an established reputation as a specialist dealer in the field of Old Master and British paintings. Together with his wife and co-director Rachel Layton Elwes, who comes from an American academic and museum background, Ben is able to offer clients a professional and discreet service based on their knowledge of the international art market.

Their clients include some of the world’s major museums including Tate Britain, the Musée du Louvre, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as such eminent academic institutions as Cornell University, the Yale Center for British Art and the University of Michigan.

Ben Elwes has worked in the international fine art market for over 20 years. In 1987 he joined Christie’s in London and then moved to the internationally renowned Shepherd Gallery in New York in 1990 where he gained invaluable experience at the high end of the art trade. On returning to London, he became a partner at Independent Editions, fine art dealers and publishers specialising in post-war British Art. In 1993 he set up Elwes & Hanham Ltd in Old Bond Street dealing in Old Masters paintings. Ben is a member of the Executive Committee of The Society of London Art Dealers.

Rachel Layton Elwes joined forces with Ben to found Ben Elwes Fine Art in 2004 at 45 Maddox Street, in the heart of Mayfair. She has an invaluable knowledge of many major international collections, having been part of the team that installed and launched the Gilbert Collection at Somerset House in 2000, and was formerly a curator at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Her publications include contributions to the Elements of Design (Mitchell Beazley 2003), Colonialism and the Object (Routledge 1998) as well as numerous articles and reviews in publications such as the British Art Journal and The Magazine Antiques. Rachel also lectures extensively in Britain and in the United States. She is a trustee of the Adirondack Museum in New York.

Website : http://www.benelwes.co.uk/

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2012-11-23

England & Co - London - United Kingdom

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England & Co was founded in late 1987, holding its first exhibition in April 1988. In 1999, the gallery expanded and moved within Notting Hill to a specifically designed gallery space on Westbourne Grove, London. In early 2012, the gallery relocated to Great Portland Street in central London.

Over the past two decades, England & Co has established an independent and individual identity that reflects the eclectic, historically aware, research-based curatorial approach of gallery director/curator Jane England. There is no specific stylistic or generational specialization and from the beginning, the gallery programme has alternated between contemporary art and explorations of relatively recent art history.

The gallery represents a number of emerging and established contemporary artists; advises and acts for the estates of artists and collectors; and also holds a regularly changing stock of 20th and 21st century art. From the beginning, the gallery has regularly published exhibition catalogues, and recently has begun to publish editions of prints and multiples by contemporary artists.

Solo exhibitions of contemporary artists from Britain and abroad have been augmented by themed survey exhibitions such as The Map Is Not the Territory series that place contemporary work in a specific context and mix well-known with up-and-coming artists. Gallery director Jane England is also committed to researching and curating retrospective exhibitions that reappraise artists from the British and European avant-garde of the 1930s through to the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s: these have included the abstract pioneer Paule Vézelay; the action-painter William Green; founder Situationist Ralph Rumney; the kinetic sculptor Liliane Lijn; and a significant figure in British performance art and installation, Stuart Brisley. More recent art history - in 1980s London - was explored in The Neo Naturists.

The gallery cooperates with many institutions, lending works to numerous exhibitions, including to the Guggenheim, Bilbao; the Whitechapel Gallery, London; the Wellcome Trust Gallery; the Hayward Gallery, London; the Barbican Gallery, London; PS1 MOMA, New York; the Metropolitan Museum, New York; SF MOMA, San Francisco; the Grand Palais, Paris; and the Venice Biennale. Corporate collections that have acquired works from the Gallery include Deutsche Bank; Barclays Bank, London; and Penguin Books, London. England & Co has sold numerous contemporary and 20th-century works to public collections, including Tate; the Imperial War Museum; the Victoria & Albert Museum; the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery; the Museum of London; the National Gallery of Australia; the Smithsonian Institution, Washington; the Arts Council of Great Britain; and the British Museum.

Website : http://www.englandgallery.com/index.htm

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2012-11-22

EB&Flow - London - United Kingdom

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EB&Flow provides a platform to exhibit and support contemporary artists in London. The gallery occupies a converted print works across two floors in the heart of Shoreditch.

Established by Margherita Berloni and Nathan Engelbrecht, at the core of EB&Flow's ethos is the aim to build long term relationships with artists from a formative stage in their career and as their practice develops. Another founding principle is to increase access to the visual arts by running an education programme on collecting as well as artists' professional development, artists' talks and guest curated projects.

Website : http://www.ebandflowgallery.com/

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2012-11-21

Gallery DIFFERENT - London - United Kingdom

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Located in the heart of Fitzrovia, London, Gallery DIFFERENT presents contemporary painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography and mixed media from BRITISH and INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. As well as presenting a dynamic schedule of exhibitions and events, DIFFERENT collaborates with other galleries worldwide to promote and curate exhibitions for its artists.

Website : http://www.gallerydifferent.co.uk/Site_Map_Page/Site_Map.php

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2012-11-20

Durlacher Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Durlacher Fine Art is a London based art consultancy specialising in contemporary Asian art. DFA was established by Natasha Durlacher in 1998 having spent seven years prior to that working in the art world in Hong Kong. It was there that she gained her experience and wealth of knowledge of Asian Contemporary Art and her extensive travels throughout South East Asia brought her into contact with many young innovative artists who have since made their mark on the international art scene. It was on a trip to Vietnam in 1992, that the raw and undiscovered talent of the Vietnamese artists particularly struck Durlacher. Many trips to the North and South followed, researching the history of Vietnamese art and building strong links with many of the Vietnamese artists who have since received critical acclaim.

Durlacher Fine Art is now one of the leading dealers of contemporary Vietnamese art representing artists such as Le Thiet Cuong, Dang Xuan Hoa, Nguyen Trung and Nguyen Thanh Binh to name a few.

Durlacher Fine Art incorporated Durlacher Photography into its portfolio focusing on the promotion of Contemporary British Photographery. The gallery aims to exhibit fine works by emerging local photographers with a stong sense of artistic identity and a cohesive body of work. Durlacher Photography represents Tim Hall and Martyn Colbeck.

Website : http://www.durlacherfineart.com/

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2012-11-19

Douwes Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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The Douwes tradition started with a restoration workshop as early as the 1760's, because already in the fashionable Amsterdam of the second half of the 18th century, the Douwes forebears tried to meet the desire of those that wanted the beautiful ceilings of their imposing canal houses painted and restored.

These days, the firm still belongs to the same family, and has been passed on from father to son for many generations. The present owners of Douwes Fine Art are in effect the seventh and eights generation. However, according to the official regulartions of the St. Lucas guild, abolished shortly after in 1808, they prefer to start counting from their entry as an independently registered business on September 5th, 1805. Now in its sixth generation of art dealing and restoring since then, this prestigious art gallery is the oldest of its kind in The Netherlands and in Europe.

Website : http://www.douwesfineart.com/index.html 

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2012-11-16

Derek Johns - London - United Kingdom

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Derek Johns became a Director of Sotheby´s in 1968 at the age of twenty six, and was subsequently appointed Head of the Old Master Paintings department by 1974. In 1981 he became an independent art dealer in the partnership Harari & Johns Ltd. and has remained at the same Duke Street premises since establishing his own gallery Derek Johns Ltd. in 1996.

Derek Johns has expertise in all major European schools of art from the 12th to the 18th centuries, particularly Spanish and Italian works. The gallery also offers European works of art and sculpture, and Old Master Drawings. As well as specializing in old masters, Derek Johns Ltd also carries 19th and 20th century paintings and drawings. Well known for his talent for uncovering neglected masterpieces, Derek Johns supplies the world’s leading museums and private collections.

Derek Johns exhibits regularly at the major international art fairs including TEFAF, Maastricht, Biennale dell’Antiquariato in Florence, and Paris Tableau. Derek Johns undertakes valuations for probate, insurance and estate duty and arranges sales by private treaty.

Website : http://www.derekjohns.co.uk/home

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2012-11-15

Day & Faber - London - United Kingdom

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In 1970 Richard Day, a partner at Sotheby's and head of the Old Master Drawings Department, set up as a private dealer in Old Bond Street in the heart of London's art world. His main areas of expertise are Italian Drawings and works of the Dutch Seventeenth Century. In 1994, James Faber joined the Gallery. His particular interest is in drawings of the French Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries.

Day and Faber are private dealers offering their clients, both buyers and sellers, complete discretion. We are always looking to acquire drawings and paintings. Please do come to visit the gallery at 14 Old Bond Street but it is best to make an appointment first.

Each spring we exhibit at the fairs, TEFAF, Maastricht and The Salon du Dessin in Paris. In July we participate in Master Drawings in London. Please contact us for further details on these events or any of the drawings or paintings you have seen on this site.

Website : http://www.dayfaber.com/index.php

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2012-11-14

Charlie Dutton Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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The Charlie Dutton Gallery can be found in the heart of Holborn, central London. The space aims to combine and promote ideals in contemporary fine art, working directly with artists on the curating, production and management of the shows in the gallery, to create an exciting and cutting edge semi-artist-run and not-for-profit environment.

A full calendar of thought provoking shows has been and will continue to be realised, promoting and supporting emerging and established artists alike in group and solo shows, as will our continuing programme of events, talks, open salons, and off site projects.

Website : http://www.charlieduttongallery.com/index.html

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2012-11-13

Siomon Dickinson - London - United Kingdom

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Dickinson has become a world leader in the international art market with an unrivalled reputation for quality and discretion. As pioneers in the market for private treaty sales, we specialise in providing an alternative to buying and selling at auction, negotiating purchases and sales on a commission basis.

Established in 1993 by Simon Dickinson, formerly Senior Director of Christie's Old Master & British Pictures, and David Ker, a dealer in 18th and 19th Century British Pictures, the firm rapidly established itself as a leading London dealership for Old Master and British Paintings. In 1995 Dickinson branched into Impressionist and Modern Art under the direction of James Roundell, previously Head of Christie's Impressionist & Modern Department.

The next generation of Directors at Dickinson has broadened the company's profile. In London Emma Ward handles Impressionist and Modern Art and supervises Dickinson's international art fair schedule. Wentworth Beaumont specialises in Old Masters, as well as Sporting and Modern British Pictures. Together they also coordinate the Gallery's exhibition programme and events.

After eight years in the London gallery Hugo Nathan now runs Dickinson's New York Gallery, covering all fields of the company's activities in North and South America, liaising with American museums and overseeing the Gallery's exhibition schedule. Heinrich zu Hohenlohe heads the German division of Dickinson from Berlin, liaising with institutions and private collectors in all departments.

The strength and breadth of our team enables Dickinson to offer a wealth of knowledge and experience. With unparalleled access to the great collections of Britain, Europe and America, we provide a unique service for individuals and institutions wishing to acquire or sell artworks of exceptional quality. In addition, our consultants Lord Hindlip (Chairman of Christie's, 1986-2002), and Sir Timothy Clifford (Director of the National Galleries of Scotland, 1984-2006) further our market reach and academic standing. Dickinson has increased its strong international presence with Marie-Lucie Bisiaux consulting for the company in Paris, and Cornelia Pallavicini, formerly a Christie's Director, developing the firm's business connections in Switzerland and Italy.

Website : http://www.simondickinson.com/contact/

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2012-11-12

De Parma - London - United Kingdom

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Established in 2000 from Gary De Sparham’s personal passion for C20th design. De Parma has become renowned as the premier supplier of quality, individual and exclusive lifestyle pieces in the UK and Europe.

The peaceful white space of De Parma’s base at 247 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, provides the perfect setting for pieces by Gio Ponti, Ico Parisi, Adnet, Fornasetti, Fortana Arte and other noted designers of 20th Century furnishings and accessories. Our “stuff” is striking in its quality, design, exclusivity and condition – our workshops sympathetically refurbishing where necessary using the finest materials.

From a single statement object to furnishing an entire interior De Parma’s unrivalled range and style will prove invaluable to you, as it has to all our clients. Our buying network spans the globe allowing us into many previously unseen private collections, while our range of bespoke “Designs by De Parma” means that we can furnish even the most individual of spaces with quality and style.

Website : http://www.deparma.com/

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2012-11-09

Alicia David Contemporary Art - London - United Kingdom

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Alicia David Contemporary Art was founded in 2007 and focuses on showing contemporary British work, nurturing young talent as well as exhibiting more established artists. We have a constantly evolving inventory of works and welcome informal viewings, by appointment, at our gallery space in a converted propeller factory in Deptford, South London.

We promote our artist’s work through participation in art fairs in the United Kingdom and the United States, whilst supporting their involvement in projects and exhibitions worldwide

We are the primary representative in the United States for Tim Garwood and Daniel Preece and are the sole representative worldwide for Ronald William Webb.

Website : http://aliciadavid.com/

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2012-11-08

Danusha Fine Arts - London - United Kingdom

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Danusha Fine Arts specialise in art from reknowned Ukrainian painters. Styles include impressionism and post-impressionism, sots realism, avant-garde and contemporary art. Danusha Fine Arts exhibit regularly at fairs and shows in London, the rest of the UK and on the continent. Special gallery shows dedicated to artists such as Grygoriy Shyshko, Andriy Yalanskyi and Panas Tytenko are frequently staged.

Website : http://www.danusha-fine-arts.co.uk/index.htm

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2012-11-07

E&R Cyzer - London - United Kingdom

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We exhibit at international art fairs in Europe and the USA and hold regular gallery shows featuring major works by the great names in 20th Century Art.

Our comprehensive stock always includes a number of fine examples by Marc Chagall, Fernand Leger, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and Raoul Dufy. Contemporary artists featured include Roy Lichtenstein, Jean Dubuffet and Frank Auerbach.

We specialise in acquiring important private works on behalf of both private and institutional clients, and have concluded recent sales of Edgar Degas to the J Paul Getty Museum and Pablo Picasso to the National Gallery of Wales.

Website : http://www.cyzerart.com/index.php

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2012-11-06

The Cynthia Corbett Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, an international contemporary art gallery represents emerging and newly established artists and is a regular exhibitor at major international contemporary art fairs and curates exhibitions. The Cynthia Corbett Gallery also has an annual programme of ‘Pop Up’ exhibitions that take place throughout the year in Cork Street, London W1, London’s East End and New York City.

corbettPROJECTS launched in 2004, focuses on presenting curated projects that address contemporary critical practice and works with emerging curators and artists for sire specific installations. These solo and group exhibitions which are selected by a curatorial panel led by Director, Cynthia Corbett, presents an innovative programme of events in a variety of media including photography, painting, sculpture, performance art and particular emphasis is placed upon emerging video art. In 2009 the Gallery launched the biennial Young Masters Art Prize sponsored by AXA UK.

Website : http://www.thecynthiacorbettgallery.com/index.php

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2012-11-05

Park Walk Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Jonathan Cooper opened his gallery in Park Walk, Chelsea in 1988. Since then the gallery has gained a reputation for championing award winning contemporary artists in three specialisations - notably Representational, Botanical and Wildlife Art - who have gone on to become leaders in their fields.

The gallery is a member of SLAD (The Society of London Art Dealers) and BADA (The British Antique Dealers association), and regularly exhibits at art fairs in the UK, USA, Canada and Hong Kong.

The gallery continues to support the vital work of wildlife conservation charities, and in the last couple of years has been delighted to work alongside Elephant Family and Hauser Bears.

Website : http://www.jonathancooper.co.uk/

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2012-11-02

Crane Kalman Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Crane Kalman Gallery was established in 1949 by the late Andras Kalman in Manchester. We have been in our current location on Brompton Road since 1956 and specialise in Modern British paintings and sculpture, in particular the works of L.S.Lowry, Alan Lowndes, Ben and Winfred Nicholson, Mary Newcomb. We also deal in 20th Century European and American paintings and sculpture.

Website : http://www.cranekalman.com/

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2012-11-01

Coskun - London - United Kingdom

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Established by Gül Coskun in 1996, Coskun SA specializes in Post-War and Contemporary Art and is Europe’s leading dealer in Andy Warhol and Pop Art.

Website : http://www.coskunfineart.com/andy_warhol_prints.asp

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2012-10-31

COSA - London - United Kingdom

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Cosa was set up in 2004 to promote and exhibit works by emerging and established artists. We also hold an eclectic stock of Modern British and other miscellaneous works of art.

We are a member of the Arts Council 'Own Art' scheme and exhibit regularly at art fairs including The London Art Fair, Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Art London; and with our partner gallery Babbington Fine Art, the Watercolour + Works on Paper Fair held annually at the Science Museum and the LAPADA Fine Art Fair in Berkeley Square.

All viewings outside of the fairs are carried out in an informal setting in London or Suffolk, with no obligation to buy. Alternatively we are always happy to drop artworks round to you if you would prefer to see them in your home or workplace.

Website : http://www.cosalondon.com/index.asp

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2012-10-30

COMODAA - Contemporary Modern Australian Art - London - United Kingdom

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Launched in 2009, COMODAA was established to promote Australian art to a wider international audience and give talented contemporary artists new exposure. Our mission is to present and promote contemporary Australian art by an invited group of promising, collectable and highly respected artists.

COMODAA is a privately owned independent art business that is not tied to any other gallery, dealer or auction house. This enables greater flexibility and provides more of a personal bespoke service to clients.

Through a regular exhibition schedule that started in September 2009 COMODAA will undertake various solo and group exhibitions in London to showcase the current contemporary artists of Non-Indigenous and Indigenous Australia.

Website : http://www.comodaa.com/home.php

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2012-10-29

Counter Editions - London - United Kingdom

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Founded in 2000 Counter Editions commissions and produces prints and multiples by leading contemporary artists. Working with leading printers such as Thumbprint Press, Coriander Studios, K2 Screen, and Goldenshot, we produce exclusive editions in close collaboration with the artist.

Since the inception of Counter Editions we have become the UK's leading website for buying contemporary art. We have worked with over 25 leading artists, including five Turner Prize winners, and we have collaborated with major institutions such as the Serpentine Gallery and the Hayward Gallery. We currently co-publish editions with the Tate galleries, while the editions have been purchased by numerous international collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Kunstmuseum Zurich, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the British Council.

Website : http://www.countereditions.com/home

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2012-10-26

Connaught Brown - London - United Kingdom

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Connaught Brown is one of Britain’s leading fine art galleries specialising in paintings and drawings by artists from the French Impressionist, Post Impressionist and Modern Master periods. Connaught Brown is located just off Piccadilly, in the heart of London’s West End, where it has been operating since its foundation in 1985.

The gallery’s French Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings and drawings include works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas and Raoul Dufy. The gallery’s Post Impressionist exhibitions and stock encompass works from many of the period’s most exciting movements, from the Nabis to the Pointillists and the Fauves. Additionally, it has developed a distinctive specialisation in Scandinavian paintings of this period, circa 1870 to 1940.

Connaught Brown holds important art works by the Modern Masters, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Henry Moore and Marc Chagall. Constantly buying and selling, the gallery has a large and continuously changing collection of fine art works available for sale.

Website : http://www.connaughtbrown.co.uk/index.php

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2012-10-25

Crypt Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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The Crypt of St Pancras Parish Church was designed and used for coffin burials from 1822, when the Church was opened, to 1854, when the crypts of all London churches were closed to burials. Crypt burial was seen as a slightly better alternative to the overcrowded village burial grounds for those who could afford it...and a useful revenue for the churches.

The first burial was that of Ellen Strachey, aged 12, on 6th June 1822. The last burial was that of Harry Pearce, aged 71, on 27th October 1854. Burials here were discontinued by Order in Council dated 21st May 1855.
In both World Wars the Crypt was used as an air raid shelter.
This peaceful place is still the final home of 557 people. We respect their presence.

In 2002 the Crypt at St Pancras Church became a gallery space where the imagination, thoughts and emotions of 21st century artists are shared with visitors from around the world. Now this popular venue hosts a year-round programme of art exhibitions. As a church we are pleased to include art that provokes and questions, as well as art designed for contemplation, because all form an important part of our common humanity. Throughout history the Church has encouraged and supported the arts and artists. Long may this continue.

The Crypt provides an intensely atmospheric backdrop to promote the work of a wide variety of artists, kept under the watchful eye of the caryatids. Details of current, forthcoming and previous exhibitions are listed on this website.
If you are interested in putting on an exhibition in The Crypt, please contact Claire Pinney, Director of the Crypt Gallery at St Pancras Church.

Website : http://www.cryptgallery.org.uk/index.html

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2012-10-24

Sarah Colegrave Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Sarah Colegrave worked for Sotheby’s Bond Street for 14 years specializing in Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and Scottish Pictures. She now works independently as a Fine Art Dealer and Consultant based in London and Oxfordshire. She carries a diverse stock of mainly British 19th and 20th Century paintings, drawings and watercolours and regularly exhibits at fairs in London and the country. Individual items can be viewed by appointment in London or Oxfordshire.

Website : http://www.sarahcolegrave.co.uk/p/about-us

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2012-10-23

Clase Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Based in London, Clase Fine Art is an international purveyor of paintings, watercolours and drawings. Founder and director, Andrés Olow Clase, travels worldwide in order to acquire new works and to advise private clients on potential additions to their collections through private acquisition or through the auction rooms.

Following his education in Sweden, Gibraltar, England and Italy, Andrés joined the 19th Century European Paintings Department at Sotheby's Bond Street, London. In addition to his professional background, Andrés also undertook postgraduate study - at the University of London - specialising in Netherlandish and Dutch paintings.

Building on this expertise, Clase Fine Art keeps a range of Fine Pictures for immediate viewing. Equally, Clase Fine Art has a proven history of advising clients on all aspects of purchasing, museum loans, selling and the conservation of paintings, watercolours & drawings..

Website : http://www.clasefineart.com/index.php?lang=eng

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2012-10-22

Christopher Mendez - London - United Kingdom

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Christopher Mendez is a founding exhibitor of the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy and has shown there regularly each spring since 1985. He is a member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association.

Christopher Mendez sells prints to private collectors and museums across the globe and to date has published 87 catalogues of Old Master Prints, either general stock catalogues or devoted to individual printmakers.

Website : http://www.oldmasterprints.co.uk/

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2012-10-19

Antoine Chenevière gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Antoine Chenevière's gallery is renowned for high quality Russian furniture and objects of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These are neoclassical in origin, with their elegant outlines, clarity of form, and geometric shapes, these works of art fit well into the period or modern interior.

Antoine Chenevière explores also the world of Italian, German, Austrian and northern European furniture of the same period.

Website :   http://www.antoinecheneviere.com/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=5&categoryID=1596

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2012-10-18

Hilary Chapman Fine Prints - London - United kingdom

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London based print dealer for over 25 years. Specialist in original British etchings,engravings,lithographs,wood engravings,colour woodcuts and linocuts.

Affordable prints by established artists of the 20th century are always available and can be sent on approval or viewed by appointment at the London showroom, or at one of the major London Art Fairs.

Website : http://www.hilarychapmanfineprints.co.uk/

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2012-10-17

Catto Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Catto Gallery has been established since 1986 and has grown to become one of the most prestigious fine art galleries in London specialising in the best of contemporary art across all mediums. The Gallery was founded by Gillian Catto and taken over in 2009 by two employees Iain Barratt and Imogen Green, having between them over 20 years experience of the business, its artists and customers, and the art world in general.

Catto Gallery, situated in the beautiful village of Hampstead, underwent an extensive refurbishment in 2010, also adding a small additional gallery in the basement known as ‘Catto Below’. This extra space allows Catto Gallery to hold smaller exhibitions, often by lesser-known, sometimes more experimental, artists, to run alongside the main solo shows upstairs.

New exhibitions are held approximately every 3 weeks throughout the year, showing unique works by leading artists from around the world.

Website :  http://www.cattogallery.co.uk/

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2012-10-16

Carter - London - United Kingdom

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Our directive is to promote and work with artists, enabling them to develop experimental and newly created works. We also work with artists with an international profile on curated projects and events.
CARTER presents has attracted an International audience with  many of its exhibitions receiving reviews in the pages of: Art Monthly, Untitled, Contemporary magazine, Art Review, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, Dazed and Confused, Aesthetica and Time Out.


2012-10-15

Caroll / Fletcher - London United Kingdom

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Co-founded by Jonathon Carroll and Steve Fletcher, Carroll / Fletcher is a contemporary art gallery located on Eastcastle Street in Central London.

The gallery supports existing and new forms of artistic production, and works with exceptional emerging and established artists, whose practices use a diverse range of media to explore contemporary socio-political, cultural, scientific and technological themes.

The gallery presents seven solo exhibitions a year, from retrospectives and surveys to exhibitions focused on a particular aspect of an artist's practice and new commissions. Each exhibition offers alternative frameworks for understanding, interpreting and contextualising an artist's work. This includes exhibition publications with commissioned essays, and talks, panel discussions, performances, screenings and other events.

Carroll / Fletcher showcases developments in visual culture by commissioning and exhibiting ambitious new works. It collaborates with museums and other non-commercial institutions to develop interest in, and long-term critical appreciation of the work of its artists. The gallery also presents curated group shows, occasional location specific works and collaborative education projects.

Website : http://www.carrollfletcher.com/artists/

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2012-10-06

2012-09-06

Campbell Works - London - United Kingdom

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Campbell Works is the creative partnership of artists Neil Taylor & Harriet Murray. Their studio practice extends to running an artist led gallery space, initiating and curating art projects, and undertaking a wide range of public realm interventions.

By developing the collaboration and curation of new ventures with artists working across a wide spectrum of disciplines, Campbell Works acts as a meeting point for ideas and aims to explore contextual relationships between art, spaces and people.

Campbell Works collaborate with artists and organizations internationally, as well as with a diverse range of professionals, commissioning bodies, the public, schools, and local authorities in the UK.

Taylor and Murray have developed a succession of new projects, installations, and exhibitions weaving a route through the commercial, experimental, and public realms.

Campbell Works can best be characterised by its openness-to artists and their ideas, to the public and to the philosophy that drives the programing. Taylor and Murray see the development of Campbell Works as an extension of their artistic practice, allowing each project to become a collaborative work-in-progress, and a way to rigourously test ideas, build networks, and showcase new commissions. Campbell Works creates an environment for experimentation and innovation, for support and discussion, where ideas and the creative process are as important as the outcome.

The curatorial projects consist largely of new work that is created through a dialogue between Murray, Taylor, and any other artists and curators involved. This creates a context for peer critique within a gallery framework and a space for creating new dialogues between the artists and their audience.

Another key element of Campbell Works growth has been to engage with new audiences though participatory art projects. Scince 2002, Taylor and Murray have initiated projects both at grass roots level and within ambitious public realm contexts. The success of recent projects underlines the value of Campbell Works approach, as an incubator for new work and for discussions around artistic practice and audience engagement.

Webite : http://www.campbellworks.org/content/about

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2012-09-05

Shea & Ziegler Contemporary Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Curators Tina Ziegler and Moniker co-founder Frankie Shea have cemented their working relationship following on from the success of their exhibitions curated for Moniker Projects.

Californian Ziegler, now residing between Barcelona & London has created a name for herself through exhibiting the work of some of the most renowned international proponents of the pop surrealist art movement. In 2010, Ziegler published Hunt and Gather Art - a hardcover publication that features the work of 40 international artists. She was listed as one of London's top 20 cultural engineers as part of the Dream Factory project supported by Honda.

Frankie Shea, who founded Campbarbossa gallery in 2005 quickly found his place as a leading tastemaker in the finer side of the street art movement. Shea founded and curated the Moniker Art Fair in 2010 and since has gone on to work with brands such as Adidas, Montana Cans & Wagamama promoting the work of national and international emerging and established artists.

Website : http://www.shea-ziegler.com/index.html

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2012-09-04

Ben Brown Fine Arts - London - United Kingdom

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Ben Brown Fine Arts is an established high-end gallery with spaces on London's prestigious Cork Street, in Brook's Mews and now also in Hong Kong. Specializing in top end international artists, with a strong focus on German photography, Italian painting and major trends in international art, Ben Brown Fine Arts brings the sophistication of their impressive inventory and high international standards to the art lovers of Hong Kong.

Website : http://www.benbrownfinearts.com/

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2012-09-03

Broadbent Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Broadbent is a contemporary art gallery located in Notting Hill in London and specialising in abstract painting and sculpture. The gallery represents approximately 15 core artists and numerous satellite artists from across Europe and America. The artists work across the spectrum of abstraction, from high modernism to more conceptually oriented work, and are represented in many of the major museums and major collections across the world. Sculpture includes both domestic scale and commissioned large scale public works.

The gallery holds a large stock of works including paintings, small scale sculptures, prints and drawings which can be viewed at any time. The gallery has a regular exhibition programme of solo and group shows displaying work over two floors of exhibition space. Gallery publications accompany several exhibitions per year.

Website : http://www.broadbentgallery.com/

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2012-08-31

The Brick Lane Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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The Brick Lane Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery which exhibits an eclectic variety of contemporary art by British as well as international artists from all corners of the world.

Established in 2006, the gallery presents an integrated programme of exhibitions, including solo-shows as well as group exhibitions of emerging and established artists from all artistic backgrounds. We exhibit a broad variety of mediums such as painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, video and works on paper.

The Brick Lane galleries are located in two beautiful exhibition spaces in London's east end - a city at the forefront of the international art scene - and in close proximity to travel amenities including Liverpool Street Station and Aldgate East tube stations, a few steps away from the financial district.

We are dedicated to helping artists achieve success by offering a comprehensive and effective platform to showcase their work in the heart of London's vibrant and culturally popular district of Brick Lane. We offer a range of services to support artists who are looking to increase their exposure and wish to enrich their exhibition background and experience in the art world.

We are interested in hearing from artists who are looking for new avenues to promote their work and who wish to broaden and refine their artistic career. We are accepting submissions from artists from around the world and at all stages in their art career; all you need to do is submit a portfolio or images and we will review your practice.

We provide useful guidance and advice to artists new to the London art market and offer a number of exhibition options to suit your requirements and aims:
•The popular series of group exhibitions called “Art in Mind” is an opportunity for artists to rent a 3, 6 or 9 metre space in the gallery as part of a collective exhibition. This option works well as an introduction to the exhibition experience and is a comprehensive way of presenting a limited body of work alongside a number of other artists. For more information, please visit the “Art in Mind” section on our website.
•Due to a large number of returning exhibitors, we are launching a new service offering a more focused and long-term engagement with the artist. We are extending our promotional service to offer “representation” to selected artists who would prefer to fully benefit from our commitment in providing a continued professional support system. This option consists of being included in two Art in Mind exhibitions per year as well as being listed as an artist on the gallery website. Our popular website offers a continued presence online to promote your practice to a worldwide audience and offering the opportunity for collectors to view and buy your work throughout the year.
•If you are looking for an exclusive and impactful exhibition presence, we can also assist you with a solo exhibition, an important event in your artistic career. You will be able to showcase a large body of work in a professional and established gallery setting - a variety and abundance of work can often confirm the quality of the practice to buyers and viewers, and proving the consistency of the artist. Our galleries can be hired for your solo exhibition on a weekly basis, with the price decreasing for subsequent weeks.

Regardless of which option is best suited for you, our professional staff are here to assist you by offering a unique exhibition experience.

With over 5 years’ experience, our dedicated team take the pressure out of organising your exhibition and manage everything for you to create the perfect occasion for a successful and stress-free exhibition!

Website : http://www.thebricklanegallery.com/index.html

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2012-08-30

Lena Boyle Fine Art - London - United Kingdom

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Lena Boyle has been dealing from her home since l986. The gallery shows works by Modern British and Contemporary artists, ranging from established artists to young unknown talent. The prices range from £300 - £20,000, but the majority of the works available are under £10,000.This personally chosen, constantly changing collection, can be viewed at her home at any time by appointment, or at several of the major art fairs in London. Additionally, exhibitions are held twice a year at a gallery in Chelsea.

Website :  http://www.lenaboyle.com/

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2012-08-29

Robert Bowman Gallery & Robert Bowman Modern - London - United Kingdom

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The Robert Bowman Gallery at 12 Duke Street St James’s specialises in sculpture from 1830 to 1920 and is the foremost gallery in the world for sculpture by Auguste Rodin. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm, the Robert Bowman Gallery shares the entire building with the internationally recognised Old Master painting expert Derek Johns.

Robert was formerly Director of European Works of Art at Sotheby’s. In 1992 Robert left the auctioneers to set up his own gallery, with his wife Michele. The business is now firmly established as one of the world’s leading sculpture galleries, offering a high level of expertise and a selection of museum quality works of art for sale.



Robert Bowman Modern deals in sculpture from 1950 to the present day. The gallery is located at 34 Duke Street St James’s, London, opposite the Cavendish Hotel and next-door to the famous Green’s Restaurant. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm. The gallery is managed by Abby Hignell and specialises in Modern British Sculpture and a range of the finest contemporary sculpture.

The Modern Gallery has placed numerous works in major international institutions, including The Frederik Meijer Museum, The Vero Beach Museum of Art, The Het Depot and The Laurence Graff Collection.

In between solo shows with our select stable of contemporary sculptors, our general exhibitions include examples by 20th century master sculptors whose work we admire, including Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Archipenko, Michael Ayrton and Elizabeth Frink.

Website : http://robertbowman.com/

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2012-08-28

Bleu Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Art is the essence of life. Without the demiurge, the creative impulse, we could not invent, evolve or transcend. Without aesthetic contemplation, we could not know beauty. We could never know light from darkness, truth from lies, hate from love.

Through history, the visual arts have been humanity's most elemental form of expression. Images have served as our magic and medicine, a religion and refuge, a universal language. The arts map our souls, they record our dreams. They mirror life, while offering new ways in which to view it.

Blue Gallery was inspired by reverence for that power. It was conceived as a sanctuary for the art experience; the imperative, eternal, yet eternally new communion between artist, art and audience. Today the gallery remains dedicated to the idea that the vital, transformative power of the visual arts remain accessible to all, regardless of financial circumstance or academic background.

Blue Gallery loves art.
Blue Gallery exists for art's sake.
Blue Gallery is always seeking new art.
Blue Gallery seeks artists who have demonstrated an ability to produce exceptional work over the course of a career.
Blue Gallery seeks artists who also have the interpersonal skills necessary to work with other creative individuals, and the professionalism needed to succeed in a highly competitive field.

Website : http://www.bluegalleryonline.com/default.aspx

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2012-08-27

Blairman & Sons Ltd - London - United Kingdom

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H. Blairman & Sons Ltd, established in 1884, is now directed by Martin Levy, representing the fourth generation of this family-run business.

Building on its established reputation as a dealer in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century furniture, Blairman's has developed, over the past thirty years or so, a strong interest in beautifully designed, documented furniture and works of art from the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

In the 1930s Martin Levy's grandfather, Philip Blairman (1896-1972), pioneered an appreciation of the English Regency period, and this too is an area in which Blairman's continues to specialise.

Website : http://www.blairman.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=56&Itemid=42

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2012-08-24

Joanna Bird - London - United Kingdom

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Joanna Bird is an international art dealer and consultant with over thirty years’ experience in the art world as a practitioner, agent, gallerist and commentator. She is much in demand as a curator and consultant, and works with the most exciting talents among contemporary ceramicists worldwide.

For her many high profile clients, Joanna acts as an agent for the purchase and commissioning of the best of contemporary art. She specialises in the site-specific display of craft ceramics and glassware in particular architectural settings, frequently using works of the masters to wordlessly illustrate the creative roots and context of more recent pieces.

Intellectually, Joanna’s main interest and area of expertise is in the Studio Pottery movement, which reclaimed pottery as an individual art from the jaws of mass production and industrialisation. The triumvirate that emerged from the meeting between the British ceramicist Bernard Leach and his Japanese counterparts Shoji Hamada and Soetsu Yanagi – almost exactly a hundred years ago – is a particular source of fascination and inspiration for her.

Joanna studied sociology and set up a Cordon Bleu restaurant in Dublin before finding her true métier in the art world. In the 1970s she studied ceramics for three years with Michael Cardew, Bernard Leach’s best-known pupil, and was a working potter herself for eight years. Since the late 1980s Joanna has been selling ceramics, initially from a Bond Street gallery at which she often exhibited jointly with her husband, the art dealer Bunny Bird. Her home in Chiswick, West London now doubles as a gallery and as the base for her international consultancy. Joanna regards pots as a delight in that they ‘give’ something to you, through the maker’s inspiration and are a potential investment.

At present Joanna is working with the Devonshires to develop a new gallery for ceramics at Chatsworth house, Derbyshire – the most recent in a series of commissions undertaken for the Duke of Devonshire. Over the last fifteen years she has developed an extensive exhibition programme, and has been a consistent presence at international art fairs, including ‘SOFA’, New York, and ‘COLLECT’ in London.

Website : http://www.joannabird.com/index.php

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2012-08-23

Zoe Binghem Fina Art - London - United Kingdom

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Zoe Bingham Fine Art is a private gallery in the heart of London’s Bloomsbury, that provides expert advice and bespoke services for purchasing, presenting, preserving, selling, and sourcing fine art photography.

Zoe Bingham works in London and the South West, and is available for meetings by appointment in London, Bristol, Bath and Exeter.

Zoe Bingham Fine Art was founded to provide a friendly yet discreet service to anyone interested in fine art photography. With over fourteen years of industry experience, Zoe Bingham’s expert knowledge of Fine Art Photography and its evolving market, developed from working in private and public photography galleries and as Head of the Photography Department at an auction house.

Zoe began working as Gallery Manager for Atlas Gallery in 2001, organizing eight selling exhibitions of photography a year, representing the gallery at Photo London and Paris Photo Art Fairs and curating off-site exhibitions around the world.

With a wealth of sales and curatorial experience, she then moved to The Photographers’ Gallery in 2005, where she represented over 90 established and contemporary photographers and archives for the Print Sales department. She found promising emerging photographers for the gallery, and tutored their development from graduation through to their first publications, exhibitions and representation at international art fairs, many of whom have gone on to successful international careers.

Having initiated regular Collector’s Seminars for the gallery, Zoe attended Rhubarb-Rhubarb International Festival of the Image as a Portfolio Reviewer in 2006 and 2007 and delivered lectures about the Photography Market to Sotheby's Institute of Art and ArtInsight’s Collector’s Events. In 2007, she also trained in photographic conservation with specialists from Tate.

In 2008 Zoe was invited to set up a new Department of Photographs for Bloomsbury Auctions, where she expanded her expertise from 20th century and contemporary photography to include 19th century processes.

Zoe organised four auctions and one charity event at the auction house, and developed a wealth of experience in both the primary and secondary photography markets. Zoe built a reputation as a friendly and honest dealer and recognised the need for a discreet environment for collectors in which specialist advice on purchasing photography could be provided.

As a result, she founded Zoe Bingham Fine Art in January 2010 for purchasing, sourcing, collecting, presenting, and conserving fine art photography.

Website : http://zoebingham.squarespace.com/

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2012-08-22

Bicha Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Bicha Gallery represents emerging and established international contemporary visual artists. The gallery has regular exhibitions at its South Bank home and exhibits at many international art fairs including Amsterdam, Brussels, Chicago, London, Milan, New York, Paris, Singapore and Toronto.

The gallery seeks to collaborate on art events and has worked with the Earl’s Court Festival, Wyndham Grand Hotels, Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity Hospital Arts, Osborne & Little, The Chelsea Club, The London Design Festival, London Fashion Week and the City of London Festival.

Website : https://secure.bicha.co.uk/index.html

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2012-08-20

Osborne Samuel Gallery - London - United Kingdom

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Osborne Samuel Ltd is a partnership between Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel. The company was formed in 2004 after the merger of Peter Osborne’s company Berkeley Square Gallery and the adjacent gallery, Samuel & Co. directed by Gordon Samuel.

The partnership continues the specialities of both businesses, the partners having collaborated on a number of important exhibitions for many years before the merger. The partners have more than fifty years experience between them. Peter Osborne was the Director of the Harlech Fine Art Group and founded Berkeley Square Gallery in 1988, which he acquired in 1994. Gordon Samuel was Director at Redfern Gallery and Mercury Gallery before forming Samuel & Co.

Osborne Samuel operates from premises at 23a Bruton Street, in the heart of London’s Mayfair district, between Bond Street and Berkeley Square. Osborne Samuel Gallery is one of London’s leading specialists in Modern British painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. In sculpture there is a strong emphasis in the work of Henry Moore and Lynn Chadwick; and in paintings there are works by Auerbach, Aitchison, Burra, the post war abstraction of Pasmore, Heath, Frost, Hilton, Lanyon, Blackburn; the neo-romanticism of Sutherland, Vaughan, Craxton and Clough to name but a few. Osborne Samuel work closely with the estates of Edward Wadsworth, Lynn Chadwick, Peter Kinley and Stanley William Hayter. We also handle international works by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and Warhol amongst others. A current list of works available can be seen by clicking the Artists button.

The gallery has a substantial inventory of masterprints by the major artists of the last century and specialises in the graphic work of Picasso, Moore and Miro. In addition, Osborne Samuel is the leading international dealer in the colour linocuts of the artists of The Grosvenor School of Modern Art with prints by Sybil Andrews, Claude Flight, Cyril Power and Lill Tschudi. The gallery also is one of the leading dealers in Modern & Contemporary British Prints specialising in Nash, Nevinson and Wadsworth

Osborne Samuel has a substantial collection of prints from the 1960s and 1970s including works by Kitaj, Pasmore, Allen Jones, Tilson, Piper, Hepworth, Moore, Herman, Nolan, Sutherland, Chadwick, Auerbach, Aitchison and Armitage.

More recently the gallery has started dealing in Photography with works by Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Shirin Neshat, Tracy Moffatt, Marc Quinn, Tracey Snelling and the Argentine artist Graciela Sacco.

Contemporary artists such as Sean Henry and Sophie Ryder are represented by Osborne Samuel and we organise exhibitions of their work internationally.

Osborne Samuel exhibits at many of the world’s best art fairs and is well known for its annual visits to the fair in Palm Beach, USA each January and the Print Fair held in New York’s 7th Regiment Armory building on Park Avenue each November. At home we are exhibitors at The London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts every April, the prestigious Masterpiece Fair, London in June and 20/21 British Art Fair each September .

The gallery has made a significant investment in contemporary Indian art and will show the most important artists as well as the best of the next generation. Osborne Samuel represent the estate of Avinash Chandra.

Within its areas of expertise the gallery provides written valuations on request, acts for artists’ estates and provides free advice on acquisition and disposal of works of art.

Osborne Samuel is a member of the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers Association) and also of a member of SLAD (Society of London Art Dealers); both partners have served on the Executive Committee of SLAD and Peter Osborne served as Deputy Chairman of the society for a number of years.

Website : http://www.osbornesamuel.com/default.asp

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2012-08-17

Colnaghi - London - United Kingdom

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If Paul Colnaghi had emigrated to America in 1783, as Benjamin Franklin advised him to do, London would be without one of its oldest and most celebrated Galleries. Instead, Colnaghi went to work for Anthony Torre, whose father had established businesses in Paris and London. Anthony Torre's London premises enjoyed a reputation for stocking the finest wares of celebrated engravers. When Paul Colnaghi joined him in 1783, they soon moved to a superior address at 132 Pall Mall, and by 1788 the younger Colnaghi had taken control of the business. Paul Colnaghi was to raise the small business to a status unsurpassed in the art-dealing world. There were difficulties in the beginning; as a result of the French Revolution and the ensuing disorders, trade with the Continent suffered. Colnaghi, however, managed to weather the storm by a series of adroit moves. During 1792-1797, he published what is probably the most famous series of English stipple engravings, The Cries of London. At the same time he began to issue engravings of military, naval and patriotic heroes. For instance, on November 7, 1803, when news of Nelson's victory and death at Trafalgar reached London, Colnaghi had already commissioned a portrait engraving. Paul Colnaghi's connections with Europe, his knowledge of languages, and his integrity in business were all of great help to him during this turbulent period. He was able to supply the Government with views of beleaguered towns on the Continent, thus providing information for the besieging armies which would otherwise have been lacking.

In this way, he became known to many important officials, and the shop at 23 Cockspur Street, where he had moved in 1799, became a meeting place for the ‘Upper Ten Thousand'. Colnaghi was appointed print seller to the Prince Regent who employed him to arrange the Royal Collection. He gave a monthly 'three o'clock levee, crowded with beauty and fashion' where 'English marchionesses, foreign princes, knights, dames and squires of high degree met as a club'. As if to immortalize these gatherings, a series of engraved portraits of 'Royal and Noble Ladies' was issued by The Colnaghi Gallery. Dominic, Paul's son, maintained close relationships with the best artists of the day, in particular with John Constable who often bought landscape engravings, and with Richard Parkes Bonington. As a print seller, Colnaghi's fortunes, from the very beginning, had been linked to technical advances in the reproduction of works of art. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the firm expeditiously added photography to the other methods already employed. More importantly, Colnaghi was among the first to recognize the artistic possibilities of the new medium and, accordingly, entered into an agreement with Julia Margaret Cameron for the sale of her photographs in 1863.

In 1894, Otto Gutekunst joined the Company and thus opened up an exciting and unique period in Colnaghi's history. Gutekunst entered into a close relationship with the young Bernard Berenson, and together, they began to form Mrs. Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection, now displayed in her 'Venetian palazzo' in Boston, pulling off coups and establishing record prices for Old Master Paintings in the process. Her greatest purchase was undoubtedly the Rape of Europa by Titian, now widely acknowledged as the finest Italian Renaissance painting in America. In July 1911, Gustavus Mayer joined Gutekunst, and the firm moved from the old premises at 13/14 Pall Mall East to the specially designed new building at 144/6 New Bond Street. Business increased still further, especially in the American market, as a result of a tacit agreement with the Knoedler Gallery in New York. Among numerous important sales during this period were the St. Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy by Giovanni Bellini and the Portrait of Pietro Aretino by Titian now in the Frick Collection, New York. In 1930, the decision of the Soviet Government to sell for cash a number of the greatest masterpieces of the Hermitage, led to one of the most sensational transactions in the history of the modern art market. In the beginning, the negotiations were conducted jointly by Matthiesen in Berlin, and Colnaghi in London. They were later joined in St. Petersburg by Knoedler from New York. The bulk of the pictures, including works by Raphael, Botticelli, Van Eyck, and Rubens, were acquired by Mr. Andrew Mellon, and thence by the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, purchased two Rembrandts and another went to the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne. In the post-war period of severe currency restrictions, Colnaghi was able to acquire, in bulk, The Prince of Liechtenstein's vast collection of prints, a section at a time, between 1948 and 1931- It contained not only great rarities, but also innumerable original etchings and engravings by masters of all schools from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries, the sales providing a valuable source of foreign currency to the beleaguered British economy. In 1954, Colnaghi purchased sixteen drawings by Durer from Prince Georges Lubomirski. At the same time, James Byam Shaw, who was the world's leading authority on Italian drawings, was directly involved with the formation of what is probably the most important private collection assembled in this country since the war, that of Count Antoine Seilern. Known as the Princes Gate Collection, it now forms an essential part of the Courtauld Institute Galleries and is installed in Somerset House, London.

Website : http://www.colnaghi.co.uk/

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