Where art & music collide | Q&A with Martin Grover

Acclaimed painter-printmaker Martin Grover returns to For Arts Sake this autumn for his second major solo show, Illustrated Songs & Other Work. He tells us about his lifelong obsession with vinyl, from Ugly Duckling to the elusive Etta James.     Tell us about the title of your show, ‘Illustrated Songs & Other Work’ – what

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Exhibition | Martin Grover – ‘Illustrated Songs & Other Work’

Love music? Love vinyl? Love art? Love London? This major solo show from painter-printmaker Martin Grover is for you The south London-based artist brings his nostalgic paeans to the golden age of vinyl and wry sideways looks at urban life to For Arts Sake this autumn – his second blockbuster solo exhibition with the gallery

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Printmaking Demonstration

Join us Sunday 23rd July when three of our printmakers will be demonstrating different printmaking techniques between 12pm and 3pm, outside the gallery on Ealing Green. This is a wonderful opportunity to see three leading British artists in action and get an understanding of printmaking; from the design, making of the plates or cutting of

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Interview with Rupert Truman from StormStudios

Storm Thorgerson founded StormStudios in the early 1990s where he worked as part of a creative team that included photographer Rupert Truman, who worked with him shooting 99% of the studio’s output.  Storm Thorgeson sadly passed away in 2013 but the Studio remains busy today creating ‘normal but’ designs and Rupert Truman has given us

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The Eye Of The Storm | Storm Thorgerson Exhibition

We are delighted to be hosting The Eye Of The Storm, a retrospective of Storm Thorgerson’s work at For Arts Sake Ealing gallery from Thursday 6th July to Sunday 30th July 2017. As the famed graphic design company ‘Hipgnosis’ and then ‘StormStudios’, Storm Thorgerson created some of the most iconic record covers in the history of rock

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Gail Brodholt - A Weekend Away

Gail Brodholt Exhibition – The Art of Travel

Gail Brodholt’s new exhibition opens at our gallery on Thursday 22nd June and runs until the 3rd July and there is the opportunity to meet the artist at For Arts Sake gallery on Saturday 24th June 12-4pm when Gail will be available to talk about her work. This fabulous retrospective of Gail’s linocuts from the

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RE printmakers at For Arts Sake 2017

This summer’s show at For Arts Sake will feature over 90 new works by leading printmakers, showcasing the best in contemporary printmaking. The exhibition will consist of a selection of works made from the 137th annual exhibition of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers is one of the world’s premier organisations

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Paul Catherall’s Linocuts Exhibition 2017

An exhibition of prints by renowned linocut artist, Paul Catherall. Opening Friday April 28th – Sunday 21st May 2017. Many people will have seen a Paul Catherall artwork without realising they have. Transport for London has a long history of commissioning artists to design their posters and over the years Catherall’s designs have adorned many

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Crystal Gazing by Sandra Blow

Sandra Blow Exhibition | Originals and Limited Editions

An exhibition of originals and limited editions by abstract art pioneer, Sandra Blow Exhibition 24th March – 9th April Throughout her life Sandra Blow RA worked with a huge variety of materials and on a variety of scales from the very small to the very large. During her later life Sandra Blow published many stunning

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Interview with Margaret Ashman

Margaret Ashman presents sophisticated photo etchings. Investigating the human figure and movement by using dancers as her subject she captures softness and energy in her photographs using a multi-layered approach and incorporating oriental imagery. Asian influences are evident in the simplicity and minimalism of these harmonious compositions. Her art practice stems from the notion that sign

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Angie Lewin Interview

Interview with Angie Lewin

This year we showed prints by Angie Lewin as part of our exhibition of works by The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and her prints generated lots of interest at our Ealing gallery. We’re delighted to be continuing to show Angie’s work as she is a leading light in the British printmaking world. Working in a range of

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New from Bruce McLean | Mixed Grillings

We’re delighted to announce that a new series of autobiographical hand-painted silkscreens by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce McLean has just been published and we are one of a few approved galleries to be selling them. Mixed Grillings’ is a series of five works inspired by real-life episodes from McLean’s past. Each work represents a memory, a story,

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