Sunday, 13 June 2021

Art show’s the antidote to what has gone before

Art show’s the antidote to what has gone before

AN art dealer known for his “Berlin Walls” exhibitions of 20th century German artists is branching out with a new show featuring ...

 

Visitors flock to architectural salvage fair over holiday weekend

Visitors flock to architectural salvage fair over holiday weekend

THOUSANDS of people visited the Henley Decor Fair over the bank holiday weekend. The architectural salvage event took place at ...

 

Woman creates woodland fairy trail for young nephews

Woman creates woodland fairy trail for young nephews

A WOMAN has created a fairy trail in woodland in Gallowstree Common. Nicola Stone painted miniature doors and placed them on trees ...

 

Henley Guild of Arts and Crafts

Henley Guild of Arts and Crafts

ROLL on summer! Having been providing members with Zoom painting demonstrations for the past months, the Henley Guild of Art and ...

 

Art festival hailed big success by organiser

AN organiser of this year’s ArtWeeks festival in Watlington has hailed it a success. Hundreds of people attended various venues and ...

 

Ex-gallery owner sells art collection for £750,000

Ex-gallery owner sells art collection for £750,000

A FORMER gallery owner says she feels “bittersweet” after selling the contents of her Henley home for almost £750,000. Sally Hunter ...

 

Student artist’s aiming for ‘familiar discomfort’

A YOUNG artist who turned his student house into his subject matter during lockdown has seen his work go on show at a Caversham ...

 

Graffiti stylist designed album cover for Madonna

Graffiti stylist designed album cover for Madonna

THE work of a street artist who designed the cover of Madonna’s 2009 greatest hits collection Celebration has gone on show at a Henley ...

 

Artist finally creates ‘interesting’ painting of chalk mark

Artist finally creates ‘interesting’ painting of chalk mark

THE Watlington White Mark is the subject of a new painting by an artist who lives in the town.  James Kelso is to submit the oil ...

 

Artist completes 2,000th dog portrait and says he now wants to do people

Artist completes 2,000th dog portrait and says he now wants to do people

ARTIST Clive Hemsley has now painted 2,000 portraits of Henley’s dogs despite having planned to stop at half that number. He reached ...

 

Artists will be showing their works in progress

Artists will be showing their works in progress

A GROUP of five professional artists are staging a joint exhibition at Goring village hall that they say will be like five solo shows ...

 

Painter’s past year of work brings the outdoors inside

Painter’s past year of work brings the outdoors inside

A PAINTER and art tutor will be bringing the outdoors inside this week as part of the Oxford Artweeks festival. Denny Webb is hosting ...

 

Artist painted in coloured light to honour Betjeman

Artist painted in coloured light to honour Betjeman

A NEW display opening at the River & Rowing Museum next week will shed fresh light on the work of Fawley Bottom artist John Piper. The ...

 

Gallery goers’ joy

Gallery goers’ joy

BERLIN Walls curator Simon Hearnden says the exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery behind the town hall has been attracting a lot ...

 

Potter opens shed studio in step up from former phone box

Potter opens shed studio in step up from former phone box

A POTTER from Kidmore End will be opening up her shed studio to visitors for the first time this weekend. Debbie Page, 59, will be ...

 

Artist to open gallery and picture framing business

Artist to open gallery and picture framing business

AN artist is to launch a gallery and picture framers in Henley next month. Sarah Pye hopes to open Artistry at the former Island ...

 

Café’s going to the wall to help out local artists

Café’s going to the wall to help out local artists

A FORMER immigration lawyer has become the second artist to have her work showcased on the walls of a Henley café. Diana Forbes, from ...

 

Berlin artists back at old fire station

Berlin artists back at old fire station

BERLIN Walls curator Simon Hearnden is returning to the Old Fire Station Gallery behind the town hall today (Friday) with his latest ...

 

High society artist bringing personal touch to gallery

High society artist bringing personal touch to gallery

THE work of an artist who made his name sculpting a public monument to the Duke of Westminster has gone on show at a Henley gallery. ...

 

My surrealist impression of spring

My surrealist impression of spring

I thought your readers might like a splash of spring. Wherever you drive or walk at the moment, the trees are bursting with pink and ...