The Connor Brothers - Charity Print Release
Our friends the The Connor Brothers have just released a Limited Edition Print to raise money to help the refugees in Calais over the winter.
'We Must Be Careful About What we Pretend To Be' is an edition of 125 and available at £100 +VAT.
100% of the proceeds will go towards this cause and the artists will also be driving a van to Calais to personally deliver warm clothing and bedding to help some of those affected.
Please help support this cause and get some fabulous artwork by doing so. Click here to purchase your print.
Read our blog to find out more about their experience in "The Jungle".
Stunning, unique prints from Rosie Emerson have arrived and are available to view at Hang-Up Gallery.
Hand painted with charcoal dust and metallic powder and screen-printed with gold leaf; 'Leeta' is a must see!
Dog Days Summer Exhibition
Don't forget our highly successful Summer Exhibition Dog Days is still going strong.
If you haven't had a chance to pop in, don't miss it before it closes at the end of September!
Please note that the gallery will be closed this Sun/Mon for Bank Holiday Weekend.
Banksy Specialists since 2008
We're delighted to introduce our new Banksy Editions Guide, which lists every signed and unsigned Banksy print officially published with details on the edition size, signature and numbering information as well as variants such as artists proofs.
Want to know more about the artist? We've also provided an informative Banksy Guide, which tells you all you need to know about the current Banksy market, investment choices, including a mini tour of our permanent Banksy Bunker. Enjoy!
The Connor Brother duo have recently embarked on a journey to understand the full situation of refugees down in Calais. The crisis that is occurring less than an hour away from the UK has been distorted by the press to cast a negative image on the desperate migrants fleeing persecution. What the artists experienced at 'The Jungle' camp was thousands of families housed in make shift shelters that are completely ill prepared for the winter to come.
This week saw the reveal of Banksys latest project, which is by far his biggest yet! In the eery, abandoned lido of Weston Super Mare, the artist home town, a mysterious Disneyland-esque theme park has been in construction for the past month. However this is no dreamland, Banksy has created his own apocalyptic style Dismaland where he invites us to come and 'eat cold chips to the sound of crying children.'
The Banksy market has been going from strength to strength over the last decade with the artists iconic stencil style becoming the most sought after work in the urban art world. Not only do his works highlight topical issues within society but they do so using his great satirical humour, so it is no wonder the artist has become such a symbolic figure.
Pop prince Andy Warhol would have celebrated his 87th birthday last week, which i'm sure would have seen him surrounded by the beautiful beings of his iconic world. Warhol's fascination with fame resulted in him producing a large series of portraits of many of his glamorous friends. In turn these images have influenced many of todays artists to follow suit with their own individual styles of depicting old and new icons...