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Happy Birthday Damien Hirst & Paul Gauguin

Happy Birthday Damien Hirst & Paul Gauguin

This month we're celebrating the birthdays of two famous artists, Damian Hirst and Paul Gauguin. These two artists have given so...
3 World Renowned Women Artists - Malvern Theatres - Early Summer 2016

3 World Renowned Women Artists - Malvern Theatres - Early Summer 2016

Women artists have suffered from a lack of recognition in the Western World for centuries. There were several reasons for this...
Walks That Inspired Famous Art

Walks That Inspired Famous Art

National Walking Month To celebrate National Walking Month this May, we take a look at some of the ways that walking has influenced some...
The Golden Ratio in Art

The Golden Ratio in Art

Frequent readers of The Independent online will remember the New Year's Eve photograph of a street scene in Manchester that went...
Celebrating 90 Years - Queen Elizabeth II in Portraits

Celebrating 90 Years - Queen Elizabeth II in Portraits

Her Majesty Elizabeth II's portrait surrounds us daily more than we stop to think about - she's on stamps, coins and...
Malvern theatres - April / May Exhibition

Malvern theatres - April / May Exhibition

Artists and gallery owners are often asked, “If I buy this painting, will it be a good investment?” The truthful answer...

How Shakespeare Helps Explain Art

In the lead up to Shakespeare's 400th anniversary we look at ways in which the Bard has so accurartely described how we feel about art. William Shakespeare by Mike Bagshaw "Though this be madness, yet there is method in it" - Hamlet, Act II Scene II   Romeo And Juliet, 2016 by  Dimitris Pavlopoulos Interpretation is one of art's best gifts. Part of the joy of looking...
Capturing Beautiful Irish Landscapes

Capturing Beautiful Irish Landscapes

We love a good landscape at ArtGallery - and this month we celebrated a country famous for its painted scenes. It...
Powerful Women In Art

Powerful Women In Art

This month we re-visit some of the most powerful women in the world of art. Judith slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi...
Malvern Theatre - Spring Exhibition - March 6th - April 16th

Malvern Theatre - Spring Exhibition - March 6th - April 16th

As is often the case, all three artists, in this exhibition are new to Malvern. It is part of the ethic...
You won’t believe the stories behind these paintings

You won’t believe the stories behind these paintings

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci Arguably one of the most famous paintings surrounded by the most mystery is Leonardo da...
Famous Paintings Disappointed By Valentine's Day

Famous Paintings Disappointed By Valentine's Day

When searching for empathy because one of the most romantic days of the year fails, look no further than some of the...
Malvern Theatres Exhibition - Looking Forward to the Summer - Jan 25 - March 5 - 2016

Malvern Theatres Exhibition - Looking Forward to the Summer - Jan 25 - March 5 - 2016

At this time of year, when the days are so short, you may well be getting up before dawn and coming...

Using Art to Transform Small Spaces

As an artist, I love to create pictures that tell a story, and the greatest compliment I ever receive is when someone tells me that my art has moved them in some way. That is the magic of art: it can capture a moment that instantly transports you to another world, right where you stand - and even in a small space, the right artwork can...
Shining A Spotlight On Sheryl Roberts

Shining A Spotlight On Sheryl Roberts

This week we shine the spotlight on bestselling artist, Sheryl Roberts. Reflecting the early morning light and catching the energy of...
ArtGallery Gift Vouchers for Christmas

ArtGallery Gift Vouchers for Christmas

Art gift vouchers are the perfect last-minute gift idea. We can email voucher certificates up until 17:00 on Christmas Eve. ArtGallery.co.uk gift vouchers...
Artist Of The Year 2015 - Winner Announced

Artist Of The Year 2015 - Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce the winner of the ArtGallery.co.uk’s Artist of the year 2015 competition. In this competition we asked...
Shining A Spotlight on Alexandra Grashion-Cowley

Shining A Spotlight on Alexandra Grashion-Cowley

Finding and painting an energy, whether it be from a vibrant figure or a decaying building, can produce fantastic works of...
Malvern Theatres - 2015 - Christmas and New Year Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - 2015 - Christmas and New Year Exhibition

The buyer of a work of art often asks the artist, “How long did it take you to paint this?” The...
Medieval to Modern: the nativity scene evolution

Medieval to Modern: the nativity scene evolution

The styles and media of art have evolved throughout history to give us the wide variety of works that we see...
Christmas 2015 Delivery Times

Christmas 2015 Delivery Times

Our artists always do their best to despatch artworks in time for Christmas - but couriers and the Royal Mail are...
Get Free Art Gift Vouchers this Weekend

Get Free Art Gift Vouchers this Weekend

Buy art between Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year and we'll send you free ArtGallery.co.uk gift vouchers valid for a whole...
Famous Art Saved From Destruction

Famous Art Saved From Destruction

This November we keep the theme of Guy Fawkes’ Night running as we look back at some key pieces of art that...
Moving art for Remembrance Sunday 2015

Moving art for Remembrance Sunday 2015

After the breathtakingly beautiful poppy display by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper at the Tower of London last year, more art is...
5 Famous Paintings With Hidden Meanings

5 Famous Paintings With Hidden Meanings

After ‘The Da Vinci Code’ became a best-selling phenomenon, conspiracy theorists and historians the world over joined as one to study...
The Latest Exhibition at Malvern Theatres - 25 October - 6 December

The Latest Exhibition at Malvern Theatres - 25 October - 6 December

If you talked to 20 artists, you would find they would give you as many reasons, as to why they create...
Artist of the Year Competition 2015

Artist of the Year Competition 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2015 ArtGallery.co.uk Artist of the Year competition. Artists will qualify for the qualifying phase of...
Shining A Spotlight On Juan Sly

Shining A Spotlight On Juan Sly

  Juan Sly is an artist that mainly works with spray stencils and oils. His art channels a wide spectrum of...
5 Brilliant Holiday Destinations For Street Art Lovers

5 Brilliant Holiday Destinations For Street Art Lovers

When visiting many cities, it’s easy to think that the municipal government must have got a bargain price on boring grey...
The Autumn Exhibition in Malvern Theatres

The Autumn Exhibition in Malvern Theatres

One of the joys of curating exhibitions at Malvern Theatres, is discovering new talent and giving those artists exposure to a...
Shining A Spotlight On Paul Burgess

Shining A Spotlight On Paul Burgess

Paul Burgess was born and bought up in the Wye Valley, near the market town of Chepstow. Having spent the eighties...
Art and Morality: Exposing the Most Evil Artists Ever

Art and Morality: Exposing the Most Evil Artists Ever

For many, the ultimate purpose of art is to create joy by producing beauty. However, masked behind the striking façade of...
Malvern Theatres New Exhibition  - August - September

Malvern Theatres New Exhibition - August - September

Sunday mornings are a quiet time in the theatre complex, but there is always a group of "fans" who come in...
A Woman’s World: 5 Of the Best Female Street Artists Working Now

A Woman’s World: 5 Of the Best Female Street Artists Working Now

Sneaking into private land under the cover of darkness or being chased by the police are both occupational hazards for the...
Shining A Spotlight On Andrew McNeile Jones

Shining A Spotlight On Andrew McNeile Jones

  In the 1980s, Andrew McNeile Jones graduated with a first in Fine Art from Oxford University’s Ruskin School of Art...
Machine Picks The Most Creative Paintings Ever – Do You Agree With Its Choices?

Machine Picks The Most Creative Paintings Ever – Do You Agree With Its Choices?

  Image by Jan Vašek To an outsider looking in, the disciplines of art and science might seem like polar opposites...
Malvern Theatre Summer Show - The Joy of Colour

Malvern Theatre Summer Show - The Joy of Colour

Colour is the stuff of art. Colour is a joy and this Summer’s exhibition at the Malvern Theatres is all about...
Malvern Theatres - May / June Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - May / June Exhibition

The new exhibition at Malvern Theatres features the work of another three artists with considerable reputations, consummate talent and proven sales...
The World's 10 Most Expensive Paintings

The World's 10 Most Expensive Paintings

In February this year, Paul Gauguin’s ‘When Will You Marry?’ became the most expensive painting ever sold, when it was purchased...
How to Buy Contemporary Art

How to Buy Contemporary Art

Original Oil on Canvas, Buttercup by Patricia L. Wright So, what is contemporary art? In the art world, there are a...
The Story Behind The Most Expensive Painting Ever - Paul Gauguin's 'When Will You Marry?'

The Story Behind The Most Expensive Painting Ever - Paul Gauguin's 'When Will You Marry?'

Photo from: Wikipedia CommonsEverything has a price, especially seminal paintings it seems. Connected to this thought is the news that Paul...
Art News: 10 Ways Technology Is Redefining Art Techniques

Art News: 10 Ways Technology Is Redefining Art Techniques

Image by Scott LynchDid you know that the word ‘technology’ derives from the ancient Greek word for the systematic treatment of...
Malvern Theatres - April - May Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - April - May Exhibition

3 Artists - Back by Popular DemandOne of the delights in curating the regularly changing Art Exhibitions at Malvern Theatres is...
A Guide on How to Buy Pop Art

A Guide on How to Buy Pop Art

Original artwork made with postage stamps by Peter Mason As a movement, pop art emerged in the mid-1950s, using vibrant colours...
The Spring Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

The Spring Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

The Spring Exhibition at Malvern Theatres is another celebration of the Natural World. These three artists, each with a solid fan-base...
The Story Behind The Lady of Shalott

The Story Behind The Lady of Shalott

Many people are familiar with John Waterhouse's 1888 painting The Lady of Shalott, which hangs in London's Tate Gallery. But what's...
Top 5 Must-Read Art Posts of 2014

Top 5 Must-Read Art Posts of 2014

From 'the painter of light' to the reasons why more people are buying original art today, we take a look at...
Malvern Theatres - New Year - Fresh Talent

Malvern Theatres - New Year - Fresh Talent

The chance to show work at Malvern continues to attract talent from across the country, and in so doing, offers the...
Wall Art Ideas for Your Living Room

Wall Art Ideas for Your Living Room

Art should be an important aspect of any living room. It can be used in a multitude of interesting and dynamic...
Art Gift and Decoration Ideas for Christmas

Art Gift and Decoration Ideas for Christmas

There’s nothing to get you in the true festive spirit than putting up the Christmas decorations. Image by Joe Buckingham Before...

The Art of Anonymity: The Ongoing Mystery of London’s Bambi

Image by:  KylaBorg There’s nothing like an artistic enigma to get the juices flowing and tongues wagging. The most (in)famous and notorious street artist, Banksy, has spent years working under the shroud of anonymity, teasing, taunting, revelling and delighting in wrong-footing critics and fans. It’s part of the allure – the mystique and the art.But Banksy had better watch out – there’s a new girl in town...

What is Abstract Art?

 Abstract art – or Abstract Expressionism, as the movement is officially known – was conceived in New York, after the Second World War.The term ‘abstract expressionism’ was first used to describe American art by the art critic Robert Coates in 1946, although it was first used in 1919 in Germany to describe German Expressionism.    When was the abstract art movement? Abstract art has its roots in...
The Christmas Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

The Christmas Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

They used to say that, “If you stand in Piccadilly Circus long enough all the world will pass you by”. This...
No Place Like Home: The Fusion of Art and Interior Design

No Place Like Home: The Fusion of Art and Interior Design

Artwork in the home is more than simply hanging up a picture. A good piece of art can create a tone...
12 of the Most Terrifying Paintings Ever Created

12 of the Most Terrifying Paintings Ever Created

Generally, when we think of art, we think of picturesque scenes of natural beauty, historic buildings, water lilies and charmingly bucolic...
Malvern Theatres New Show - October - November 2014

Malvern Theatres New Show - October - November 2014

An increasing number of people have come to recognise that Malvern Theatres showcases an ever changing collection of new artists work...
Malvern Theatres - Christmas and New Year Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - Christmas and New Year Exhibition

The buyer of a work of art often asks the artist, “How long did it take you to paint this?” The...

Malvern Theatres New Show - October - November 2014

An increasing number of people have come to recognise that Malvern Theatres showcases an ever changing collection of new artists work; so much so that visitors travel some distance to see what is on offer. All the works are for sale at sensible prices. Each show features three artists and each show is open 7 days a week for six weeks.This exhibition begins on Sunday 19 October...
12 of the Most Terrifying Paintings Ever Created

12 of the Most Terrifying Paintings Ever Created

Generally, when we think of art, we think of picturesque scenes of natural beauty, historic buildings, water lilies and charmingly bucolic...
Art, Décor and Aesthetics: Creating a Winning Combination in the Home

Art, Décor and Aesthetics: Creating a Winning Combination in the Home

With home décor – as with art – there are no boundaries or limitations, no hard and fast rules. We can...
Buying Art: Following in the Footsteps of Top Art Collectors – Art Gallery

Buying Art: Following in the Footsteps of Top Art Collectors – Art Gallery

Buying art is an entirely personal and subjective endeavour - it's a matter of taste and artistic preference. What you like...
Summer Exhibition - Malvern Theatres

Summer Exhibition - Malvern Theatres

The artists - Three Visions Sheryl Roberts studied at Jacob Kramer School of Art, then graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University. Several...
Global Graffiti: 10 Top Cities for Urban Art

Global Graffiti: 10 Top Cities for Urban Art

Graffiti, or street art, has always been about revolution and rebellion, a visual statement and paint-based commentary about the political, social...
Incredible Pop Art Facts

Incredible Pop Art Facts

We're all familiar with the iconic images of Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup cans and his multi-coloured screen prints of Marilyn Monroe...
Inside the Artists' Studio: Art Materials and Processes Explained

Inside the Artists' Studio: Art Materials and Processes Explained

At Art Gallery.co.uk, you get to see the end result of many hours of hard work. Here, we explore the various...
Art and Money: A Rocky Relationship

Art and Money: A Rocky Relationship

Image by Alexandre Dulaunoy Art and money may go hand in hand but it can sometimes seem like an odd relationship...
Malvern Theatres - June / July Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - June / July Exhibition

Every 6 weeks, three artists from this website show their work in the theatre complex at Malvern. This well known and...
Own Art scheme raises maximum interest-free loans to £2500

Own Art scheme raises maximum interest-free loans to £2500

Own Art is one of the easiest and quickest ways to acquire art. With this scheme, you don't have to pay...

MoneySavingExpert reviewers recommend ArtGallery.co.uk

There was a nice recommendation for us recently on MoneySavingExpert's forums. Forum member Older But Not Wiser said: "You could have a look at www.artgallery.co.uk as they have a good mix of known and new artists so I normally manage to find something interesting (and I can search within my price range to stop myself getting carried away)." Read the thread on MoneySavingExpert.com
Malvern Theatres - May Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - May Exhibition

This exhibition features new works by the ever popular Gillian Mowbray, some large-scale, highly evocative landscapes by Amy Birch, and powerful portraits by...
Three Artists Guaranteed to Bring Joy - Malvern Theatre Exhibition

Three Artists Guaranteed to Bring Joy - Malvern Theatre Exhibition

This exhibition showcases the work of three female artists with very different takes on how the world about us can be...
Glitch Art - Making Art out of Errors

Glitch Art - Making Art out of Errors

Advent Of The Glitch Glitch art is a new and intriguing art form – and it’s changing the way we perceive...
An Art Lover's Guide to Spotting Fake Paintings

An Art Lover's Guide to Spotting Fake Paintings

The recent case of a businessman who bought what he believed to be a Marc Chagall for £100,000 – only to...
Raiders of the Lost Art - The Real Monuments Men

Raiders of the Lost Art - The Real Monuments Men

The subjects of war and art have always been rich fodder for film makers, but now they’ve come together in the...
Curb The Creative Block:  7 Ways Artists Can Stay Inspired

Curb The Creative Block: 7 Ways Artists Can Stay Inspired

Anyone working in a creative field or medium knows how difficult it can sometimes be to stay in the totally inspired...
Imagination Rules OK - Malvern Theatres -- February - March 2014

Imagination Rules OK - Malvern Theatres -- February - March 2014

One of the delights in arranging exhibitions in The Malvern Theatres, (so called because there are 2 theatres and a Cinema...

Interview with Photographer Andrew Fyfe

Andrew, could you tell us a little about how you got interested in photography? In 2004, good quality digital pocket cameras became reasonably affordable and being without a camera to take family shots, I bought a small Minolta. While on a walk taking pictures of the family and the lovely countryside I live in, I discovered I really liked taking outdoor shots. At this point, I...
The Knapp Gallery, Regents University, Regents Park, London - January / February Exhibition

The Knapp Gallery, Regents University, Regents Park, London - January / February Exhibition

The two artists on show in this exhibition are both inspired by the City. Keith Mcbride celebrates the vibrancy of the...
Global Graffiti - A Guide to Street Art

Global Graffiti - A Guide to Street Art

When it comes to stirring up controversy and generating a spot of artistic discussion, there's nothing that gets the tongues wagging...
The Discovery of Nazi-Confiscated Artwork in Munich

The Discovery of Nazi-Confiscated Artwork in Munich

Historic Discovery The art world was recently sent into sent into a state of excitable apoplexy when a collection of 1,500...

Martin Rolt - The ONE Show

As an Artist, we are continually searching for the opportunity to display and exhibit (and maybe sell) the work of which we are most proud, in the anticipation that this will be the show that makes the difference. The show that sets us on the path to recognition and greater future success. Constantly searching for new openings. The galleries......the rejections. “Am I not good enough.......what are...
The 2014 New Year Exhibition - Malvern Theatres

The 2014 New Year Exhibition - Malvern Theatres

Julia Everett Julia graduated in Fine Art at Brighton University and has successfully exhibited in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton and New...
A Joyous Riot of Colour at Malvern Theatres

A Joyous Riot of Colour at Malvern Theatres

Hester and Arie Coetzee are exhibiting in the Malvern Theatres for the third time; brought back here by popular demand. Hester...
A One Man Show at the Knapp Gallery - Regents University - London

A One Man Show at the Knapp Gallery - Regents University - London

Gena Ivanov is a Russian artist who might be described as a Renaissance Man; his expertise spans a number of very different...
The Autumn Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

The Autumn Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

This exhibition features the work of 3 artists new to Malvern Theatres.Sally Lancaster produces startling images of horses. She is a...
An Exciting Marine Artist....but so much more to see at the Knapp Gallery

An Exciting Marine Artist....but so much more to see at the Knapp Gallery

Elizabeth Williams Elizabeth worked as a senior interior designer for a large London West End Interior Design company. During this time...

Jean Tatton Jones - Art in the Office or Workplace

Jean Tatton Jones 2008 Do your patients wait in trepidation for an extraction, or do they relax by gazing at items from Artgallery.co.uk? Do your customers eat in silence facing a plain wall, or do they engage in a lively discussion of that intriguing painting near their table? Is your office congenial to staff and customers by including works of art? Art in the work place...
Manchester Buy Art Fair

Manchester Buy Art Fair

We are very pleased to be returning to the Manchester Buy Art Fair for our fourth time! We will be exhibiting...
Late Summer Show at Malvern Theatre

Late Summer Show at Malvern Theatre

Husband and wife Mariusz and Kasia Kaldowski are exhibiting in Malvern for the first time. They both offer a richly colourful view...
Three Takes on the Natural World - Malvern Theatre

Three Takes on the Natural World - Malvern Theatre

These 3 Midland based artists, all take their inspiration from the natural world.Ian Ridley is a self-taught professional artist living and...
Three Artists New To Malvern Theatre

Three Artists New To Malvern Theatre

Serena Phillips studied art in Cheltenham and at Camberwell College of Art where she graduated in 1996. She initially chose a...
Famous Faces - Great Art

Famous Faces - Great Art

This new exhibition is in London's Knapp Gallery. The gallery is within the newly recognised Regent's University; formerly Regent's College. Fame...
Life In Stillness - The Art Gallery, Tetbury

Life In Stillness - The Art Gallery, Tetbury

The Art Gallery, Tetbury is proud to showcase the superb artwork by Andrew McNeile Jones. Andrew’s paintings are of domestic interiors...
Flora, Fauna and Landscape - Malvern Theatres April - June

Flora, Fauna and Landscape - Malvern Theatres April - June

Malvern Theatre is a great venue for showing art. An ever increasing number of visitors go specially because they know that...
Paintings to Stir the Emotions: Knapp Gallery - April 2013

Paintings to Stir the Emotions: Knapp Gallery - April 2013

The two artists showing their work in this show both elicit strong reactions. Both artist's work has a warmth which engages...
Malvern Spring Exhibition

Malvern Spring Exhibition

They say variety is the spice of life. If this true for you need look no further than Malvern Theatres. The...
'Art to Give a Loved One' - Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

'Art to Give a Loved One' - Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

Our Art to Give a Loved One exhibition runs every day until 10th March at the Malvern Theatres, Worcestershire. Paul Pennell...
Malvern Christmas and New Year Show

Malvern Christmas and New Year Show

This exhibition typifies what theatre-goers and others interested in what's happening in contemporary art, have come to expect from shows at...
'Three Routes to Abstraction' - Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

'Three Routes to Abstraction' - Exhibition at Malvern Theatres

The new exhibition at Malvern Theatres features the work of three artists who produce paintings which generally fall under the heading...
'The World About Us' - Malvern Theatres Exhibition

'The World About Us' - Malvern Theatres Exhibition

This five week show is all about two artist's reaction to the world about them. Diana Aungier-Rose, although UK born, lived...