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10th anniversary edition of the Young Masters Art Prize

Friday, September 27th, 2019

A manga-inspired print of Frida Kahlo in The Oval Office and an immersive installation created from hundreds of fabric flowers are among the works created by the artists shortlisted for the 2019 Young Masters Art Prize. This international art prize, initiated by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery in 2009, celebrates contemporary artists whose work responds to art from the past.

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Guns & Rain to participate in 1:54 Contemporary African Art

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Guns and Rain is pleased to announce that their London debut is just around the corner!  They are thrilled to soon be exhibiting in London 3rd-6th October at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, held at Somerset House. Guns & Rain will present the work of two outstanding women artists, Bev Butkow (South Africa) and Tuli Mekondjo(Namibia).  Please be sure to visit them!

“Feel the fear and do it anyway”: an interview with Sylvie Gormezano, Art Consultant and Founder of Picture This Productions

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Sylvie Gormezano is Founder of Picture This Productions, which was established in 1995 to provide bespoke art consultancy services to private and corporate clients. The business actively encourages the development of long-term relationships between patrons and artists. She has over 25 years of experience as a collector and now curates exhibitions in locations that truly complement specific works, particularly in London and South-West France. Previously a Chair of the Trustees of the Museum of Richmond, Sylvie is currently the Chair of the Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD) and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).  www.picturethisproductions.co.uk/ 

Services include art advisory and consultancy for collectors as well as one-to-one professional development in the form of mentoring and consulting for artists and galleries.

Stephanie Yeap spoke with Sylvie at the National Gallery in London…

1. Describe your business in 5 words:

Facilitating, supporting, enabling art professionals. I did my best to stick to 5!

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Architectural Endeavours: an interview with Jacquelyn Jubert, Co-Founder of Anise Gallery

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Jacquelyn Jubert co-founded Anise Gallery with her partner Joseph Robson in 2012. Drawing on Jacquelyn’s passion for architecture and experience working with renowned architect Piers Gough, Anise Gallery is deeply dedicated to promoting the relationship between art, architecture, and technology. Through participating in annual high profile architectural events such as the London Festival of Architecture and Open House London and curating its own Summer Graduate Show, Anise Gallery has firmly cemented itself as a stronghold for the thought-provoking field of architectural art. www.anise.gallery

The gallery stages an ongoing program of exhibitions, events and talks and contributes to the Architecture in Schools program. 

Services offered include art sales, venue hire and Virtual Reality (VR) services. 

Stephanie Yeap spoke with Jacquelyn at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London…

1. Describe your business in 5 words

Firstly, I’d definitely say architectural. Secondly, we’re quite forward-thinking and act upon good ideas quickly, so in that way we’re nimble. Next, we’re always open to new opportunities, which is a fun way to work. Last yet not least, thinking about a recent exhibition about gaming which was aimed at children, we’re light-hearted.  (more…)

AWAD visits Brave New Visions @ Sotheby’s

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

AWAD London chapter is delighted to have had a wonderful private tour of ‘Brave New Visions’ by the exhibition Co-Curator Cherith Summers.

Brave New Visions paying tribute to the émigrés who revolutionised Britain’s art and publishing worlds. Brave New Visions tells the story of the pioneering émigré art dealers who transformed the London gallery scene, introducing artists such as Naum Gabo, Oskar Kokoschka, Kurt Schwitters and Francis Bacon to post-war Britain.

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