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Gallery 223 Summer Party

  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 […]

Visit to Studio Voltaire

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 […]

ARTIST TALK AT HUS GALLERY

  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 […]

AN EVENING WITH TESS JARAY AND RICHARD PLANK

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 […]

HRAC chooses top 10 female artists on Rise Arts

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!

HRAC goes to Art14

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 […]

George Condo at Simon Lee Gallery

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, […]

Visit to Jennifer Pattison’s 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 […]

Studio Tour of Hormazd Narielwalla

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 […]

Walter Hugo at Paul Smith

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 […]