Neil Raitt Adam Bainbridge   Sam Irons On Wednesday April 23rd, the Hus gallery in Mayfair rolled out the red carpet to HRAC for a private talk with the artists exhibited at their ‘The Back of the Beyond’ show. Everything was beautiful from the art to the people serving the wine! The occasion was to […]

Last Wednesday, we were invited to Megan Piper’s beautiful showroom in Mayfair for a private talk with British constructivist artists, Tess Jaray RA and Richard Plank. The friendly, informal atmosphere lent to an honest and open dialogue with the artists, who shared insight into their respective practices, their techniques, their challenges and their visions–and how technology has […]

In honour of National Women’s Day today, Rise Art, the online platform to discover and collect great yet affordable art, has asked me to choose my favourite female artists on their site: http://www.riseart.com/article/2014-03-06-top-10-female-artists-on-rise-art. Have a read and tell us if you agree!

Last weekend HRAC was invited on a private tour to see the best picks of the Art14 fair. With over 180 modern and contemporary galleries exhibiting from over 40 countries, the choice was varied and overwhelming at times but we especially loved the special projects and ‘Emerge’ Section with younger galleries featuring fresh talent. It […]

This Monday HRAC visited Simon Lee Gallery in Mayfair for a late-night private view of the sold-out George Condo show. This stunning exhibition features a series of colorful, dynamic portraits of the same anonymous figure executed in a cubist style that instead of representing various angles instead conveys various psychological states. Fresh from the studio, […]

Last Wednesday, HRAC braved the wind and rain to spend the evening with the very talented, prize winning photographer, Jennifer Pattison. Located in a beautiful loft in Hackney that was once a shoe factory in Victorian times, we were free to roam through the vast space where Jennifer lives and works that  is filled with a […]

This week the Hollywood Road Arts Club attended a private show and studio tour of Hormazd Narielwalla’s latest series of work, ‘Le Petit Echo de la Mode’ titled after the eponymous Parisian woman’s weekly that featured in every issue patterns to make the most au courant fashions from the comfort of each Parisian’s foyer. The […]

This week the Hollywood Road Arts Club took a behind the scenes tour of the Royal Academy studios.  The oldest art college in Britain, founded by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1768, some might not realise that the RA is the only museum who program is decided on by the college’s academicians. They might also not […]

Gallerist, curator, art historian and head of gallery development for Art14, London’s newest international art fair, Niru Ratnam spoke exclusively to the Hollywood Road Arts Club at the Hollywood Arms in Chelsea  to offer his advice and insider tips on how to start and maintain a collection in the increasingly broad, global and ever changing […]

Last Wednesday evening we were treated to a private view of GersonZevi‘s The London Project. Co-founder Matteo Zevi in collaboration with his sister, curator and writer, Alma Zevi hosted a talk about the works in this show. Also in attendance were artists of the show, Luke Hart, David Murphy, and Yana Naidenov. This exhibition, set […]

Last Wednesday evening marked the return of the Hollywood Road Arts Club this fall! We were treated with a special visit of the first major solo exhibition of work by Saudi Arabian artist Abdulnasser Gharem shown at the Edge of Arabia in partnership with Ayyam Gallery. Journalist, lecturer, and author Henry Hemming walked us through […]

The incredibly talented photographer, Tim Richmond, has just received a flurry of fantastic press that I’d love to share with you below. Tim has been fascinated with the American West since an early age, watching Western films from his home in England. His first experience in the West was in 2007 when he was commissioned […]

Scott Phillips, the founder of Rise Art, invited me to blog on why I collect art . I also selected my favorite artists on the site so check out the below to discover some cool art: TOP ARTISTS ON RISE ART WHY I STARTED COLLECTING ART Rise Art is a fanatastic organization that has created […]

  In June, we were invited by the Gallery 223 for an experiential evening of dance performances, artist exhibitions and tarot card reading! Once the red velvet curtain was pulled back, one seemed to step back in time, into a 1940s lounge decorated with a wunderkammer assortment of scrounged furniture, taxidermy, an old piano, a bar… Performers […]

On a grey day in May, we were greeted by the fantastically cheerful cartoonish cardboard cut-outs of voluptuous ladies with an attitude, painted by one of the hottest young artists of the moment, Ella Kruglyanskaya. Represented by Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, the works on view sold out almost immediately and we are all eagerly awaiting her […]

Walter Hugo at the Paul Smith store curated by my good friend and incredibly talented curator and art advisor, Carrie E. A. Scott.   He photographs using a giant pinhole camera, which meant him building a huge box in one of our studios, which he then sets a lens from 1850 into. The subject has […]