91.Moonlit Woods, Oil on Canvas, 2012, 122 x 92 cm

Modern Art, After Dark

Your head is coated by a thick soup of black and green paint. A roughly smeared handprint of grey-blue smoke tarnishes your jaw while sharp flecks of orange, pale yellow and white sting your cheeks and eyes. A wave of red threatens to permeate the scene as you look up, enraged, at the dandified artist […]


Sonia Boyce | Joy Gregory | Jacob Jari Samson Kambalu | Peterson Kamwathi | Atta Kwami Sunday 11th October 2015 11am – 6.30pm Djam lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Free This one-day symposium brings together six leading artists in conversation about the role of collaboration in their […]

Destination St Ives

Michael Bird discusses the unique position of the artists’ colony of St Ives within the history of modernist visual art in Britain. To coincide with several major exhibitions of St Ives artists’ work this summer Lund Humphries is offering special discounts on a wide range of publications on artists linked to this important location. For […]

Independent Bookshop Week: Nominate your favourite UK art bookshop and win a signed book!

Once upon a time, London’s Charing Cross Road was a haven of specialist art bookshops. Famously there was Zwemmer’s, celebrated from the 1930s as one of the world’s leading art bookshops and a meeting-point for a fascinating cross-section of the art world. Zwemmer’s spawned several branches nearby before closing in the early years of the new millennium. And then there was Shipley, a much-loved […]

Hans Hofmann: Cataloguing the Abstract

To coincide with a new exhibition of the artist’s works at Crane Kalman Gallery in London this June, Juliana D. Kreinik, contributing editor for the Hans Hofmann Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, recalls enlightening discoveries of vital information in Hofmann’s handwriten ledgers and the great effort and greater reward of a monumental research publication. Catalogue raisonné […]

Art 15 Competition: Win a signed copy of Big Bucks

To celebrate Georgina Adam’s talk ’10 Things You Didn’t Know About…The Art Market Today’ at the Art15 Fair this Thursday, we have two signed copies of her acclaimed book Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century to give away. Email competition@lundhumphries.com to sign up for our newsletter and enter, with […]

Ravilious in Print

Alan Powers, author of Eric Ravilious: Artist and Designer, discusses the current display of the artist’s works at Dulwich Picture Gallery and the challenges of accurately reproducing his unique watercolours in print. It would have been convenient if Dulwich Picture Gallery had put on their current exhibition of Eric Ravilious watercolours two years ago. In […]