Landscape painter Jeremy Gardiner awarded top prize in the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2013

Leading British landscape painter Jeremy Gardiner (b.1957) has been awarded the £5000 ING Prize for his work Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall at the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2013. The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition is a show of small works independently selected by six prominent figures from the art world: two artists, two collectors and two critics. […]

Sneak Preview of the Stunning New Bill Woodrow Exhibition at the Royal Academy

The new exhibition Bill Woodrow RA opens tomorrow at the Royal Academy’s Burlington Gardens site and runs until 16 February 2014. Long overdue, this full survey show features 50 works spanning the sculptor’s entire career. It explores the many themes evident in Woodrow’s oeuvre , from the early 1970s to the present day, highlighting his humour […]

Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War

British artist Stanley Spencer’s (1891-1959) cycle of 19 paintings from Sandham Memorial Chapel in Burghclere have gone on display at Somerset House in London (until 26 January 2014). It is only the second time in 80 years that the canvasses, painted to commemorate the First World War and based on Spencer’s own wartime experiences (as an orderly […]

Private View for Uproar! The First 50 Years of The London Group, 1913-63

Ben Uri’s small exhibition space in St John’s Wood was so packed for the private view of Uproar: The First 50 Years of the London Group last night that gallery staff needed to direct people-traffic in and out of each room of the gallery. It was an extraordinary showing of great British paintings from half […]