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Behind the scenes at the Royal Academy

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 […]

How to Collect Contemporary Art with Niru Ratnam

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 […]

The London Project curated by GersonZevi

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 […]

HRAC at Edge of Arabia

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 […]

Artist Feature: Tim Richmond

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 […]

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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 […]

Hollywood Road Arts Club Fall/Winter Schedule!

Hello readers and welcome to my very first blog. Phew. It has taken a while to get me up here. This was my new year’s resolution (in 2012, then in 2013), then it was my resolution after summer holiday and now, finally, with the Hollywood Road Arts Club starting up again, I’ve decided to finally join […]