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Rare Lowry "Cricket March" painting - on view for 5 days in Salford and London

If you want to view "A Cricket Match" by LS Lowry - you can view this privately owned work, at The Lowry arts centre until 5pm on Monday (27 May) in their free LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Art Exhibition, Art History, Art Galleries And Museums, LS Lowry, Making A Mark


Modern & Post-War British Art - Exhibition at Sotheby's

I spent more time today looking at the catalogue for the Modern & Post-War British Art evening auction taking place at Sotheby's in London on 18th - 19th June 2019 It's got a lot of interesting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Royal Society of Portrait Painters - Annual Exhibition 2019

One of the overarching characteristics of the 2019 Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters  is that ALL works selected for exhibition from the Open Entry are chosen by members of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Making A Mark


Call for Entries: Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition 2019

The Royal Society of Marine Artists has issued the Call for Entries for its Annual Exhibition in October 2019. They want to see submissions of art inspired by the sea and marine environment. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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BP Portrait Award - The Thirty Year Vote - which is your favourite?

2019 mark's the 30th year of BP's sponsorship of the annual Portrait Award competition hosted and run by the National Portrait Gallery in London.  So this year they're doing something a bit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, London, National Portrait Gallery, Making A Mark


David Hockney: Drawing from Life (2020) at the National Portrait Gallery

I'm very much looking forward to David Hockney: Drawing from Life - at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2020. David Hockney Self Portrait, March 14 2012, iPad drawing printed on paper... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Prizewinners at the 128th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

One of my recurrent themes in recent years has been about how art societies really need to get their acts together and highlight those artists and paintings that win prizes - while the exhibition is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Tony Costa wins $100,000 Archibald Prize 2019

For those interested in portraiture it's interesting to compare the 51 portraits selected for the Archibald Prize - a portrait prize worth AUS$100,000 - with those selected for the BP Portrait Award... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Call for Entries: Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition 2019

Entries from non-members are now welcome for the 56th annual OPEN exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists. You have until 12 noon on Friday 27 July 2018 to get your digital entry ready and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Selected Artists and statistics - BP Portrait Award 2019

This post is about the artists behind the 44 portraits selected for the BP Portrait Award 2019 Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition opens to the public on 13 June 2019 and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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40th BP Portrait Award (2019) Shortlist

The shortlist for the BP Portrait Portrait Award 2019 was announced last week. I'd been inspecting my inboxes for an email from the National Portrait Gallery and checking the NPG website on an almost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, National Portrait Gallery, NPG, Making A Mark


Commission an artist: 'Home is where the Art Is' (Episodes 11-15)

This post is about  my overall conclusions about Home Is Where The Art Is  information and links about the artists participating in Episodes 11-15. If you want to find out the details of artists... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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London Original Print Fair and A Buyer's Guide to Prints

Yesterday I went to the 34th London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for all those who like fine art prints. I've been in previous years and enjoy: the fact I can... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Landscape Artist of the Year goes BIG!

Those of us who do not have Sky TV have been watching the Artist of the Year programmes on computers tablets and smartphones - in my case - an iMac and iPad Pro. Every time I wanted to watch it BIG I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Pricing a Watercolour & RI Annual Exhibition Metrics

The annual exhibition by the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours is the largest exhibition of watercolour paintings in the UK every year.  It's also on for a decent length of time so it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, UK, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Making A Mark


Commission an artist: 'Home is where the Art Is' (Episodes 6-10)

This is about the artists with a name in the end credits of Home Is Where the Art Is (Episodes 6-10). It follows on from my previous two posts Home Is Where the Art Is - needs a makeover! in which I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Portrait Artist of the Year: 2019 Exhibition Tour & 2020 Semi-Final

This is about where you can see an exhibition of portraits painted during the Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 competition by the Heat Winners and Finalists - which is touring the UK during April,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Duncan Shoosmith is Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Last night Duncan Shoosmith won the Final of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019  Paintings in the competition by Duncan Shoosmith (left to right) Self Portrait, Jodie Comer, Laura Linney... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Making A Mark, Duncan Shoosmith, Jodie Comer Laura Linney


Restoration of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris - how to donate

This is about ways to donate if you feel strongly that you would like to contribute to the restoration of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Yesterday evening, I wrote about The Destruction of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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The Destruction of Notre Dame - only the stone will remain

The Destruction of Notre Dame It's absolutely tragic watching a huge and very fierce fire burning in Notre-Dame de Paris which is gutting the building.  Many, many people in Paris and around the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Paris, Notre Dame de Paris, Making A Mark


Commission an artist: 'Home is where the Art Is' (Episodes 1-5)

If you're interested in the artwork produced by artists pitching for a commission in the BBC's new afternoon show "Home Is Where the Art Is" you can find out below: What their names are  Links to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Shortlist for Jackson's £5,000 Open Art Prize published

The shortlist of finalists for the Jackson's Open Art Prize (£5,000) are listed below. The prize aims to celebrate exceptional artworks by artists at all stages of theirs careers There's some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Semi-Final of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

The Semi-Final Episode of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 was broadcast on Tuesday - and can still be watched via Now TV. Portait artists painting Courtney Pine The Semi... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Home Is Where the Art Is - needs a makeover!

Yet another programme from the BBC about art and crafts - this one is called (groan!) Home Is Where the Art Is. The Title Image for the Programme This one's a bit different - because it's being... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: 207th Exhibition of Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

The 207th Exhibition by the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours continues in all three galleries at the Mall Galleries until 18th April 2018.  411 paintings have been hung in total Cover... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Feedback from Battersea Arts Centre PAOTY 2020 Heats

Next week there are FIVE more Heats of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 at the Battersea Arts Centre for: Heats 5-8 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 - on Monday 8th - Thursday 11th April (10am -... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Battersea Arts Centre, Making A Mark, Battersea Arts Centre PAOTY


Remembering the Paint by Numbers artist / inventor who has died age 93

There's not many artists who get an obituary in newspapers around the world. However that's what happened this week to Dan Robbins, the commercial artist who had the idea for paint by numbers - a kit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 8 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

I don't suppose that when the producers of Portrait Artist of the Year asked Jodie Comer to sit for Episode 8 that they realised that they would have an actress who has been nominated for very many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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RI Annual Exhibition 2019 - Awards and Candidates

The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours (RI) 207th Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries opened today after its Private View yesterday - at which the awards were announced. Group of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Mall Galleries, Royal Institute of Painters, Making A Mark


Brexit, Banksy and Cold War Steve

This morning I've spent some time looking at artistic commentary on contemporary life - with  Cold War Steve and 'McFadden's Cold War' Banksy vs Bristol Museum revisited - with Devolved... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Banksy, Steve, McFadden, Bristol Museum, Making A Mark, Brexit Banksy