25 October 2018


Diebenkorn Ocean Park Masterpiece From Mary Tyler Moore Collection Auctioned At Christie’s

Christie’s NY will be offering a large Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park series painting from 1985 on November 15.

20 May 2018

Colin Smith: Imagery Rooted In The Everyday World

It’s been several decades since the British Artist Colin Smith exhibited in the UK. He has worked almost exclusively overseas during this time, in the USA, Sweden, a long period in a mountain village in Spain, and now is based mainly in Ghent, Belgium.

29 March 2015

Performances At Christian Marclay Exhibition Plus Richard Diebenkorn At RA

Entering White Cube to view the Christian Marclay exhibition, which explores relationships between visual art and sound, you are confronted with a cacophony of noise and images.  A new video installation Pub Crawl (2014) lines the wide entrance corridor. At floor level, feet on pavements kick break crush drink containers.  From champagne bottles to coca-cola cans, […]

12 March 2015


Richard Diebenkorn: A First Hand Recollection By British Artist Colin Smith

You will almost certainly recognise the names – Ginsberg, Kerouac, Ferlingetti, Burroughs, Corso, but there is a fair chance you won’t know these – Park, Bishoff, Weeks, Diebenkorn, McGraw, Wonner, Theopolis and Joan Brown. It could be argued that these names should rank in cultural significance alongside the others. Diebenkorn like Hopper was well known […]

11 March 2015

Richard Diebenkorn: Reflections On An Ever Changing Immersive California Light

Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993), which opens this week at The Royal Academy, is perhaps the most exciting painting show to be mounted in London this Spring. It is not only the first exhibition in the UK for nearly 25 years but also a strong affirmation as to his influence and importance as a leading second generation […]

18 December 2014


Major Richard Diebenkorn Exhibition Announced For Royal Academy In March

The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first survey of Richard Diebenkorn’s figurative and abstract works to a UK audience in almost twenty-five years. Celebrated as a post-war Master in his native United States, the exhibition will serve as an opportunity to discover the importance of Diebenkorn (1922-1993) within the canon of American painting. Richard […]

11 November 2014


Sotheby’s Bunny Mellon Auction Sells Out With £100 Million Haul

Sotheby’s placed under the hammer the prestigious collection of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon on Monday night, the auction houses experts called the collection – of modern and contemporary works that spanned 400 years -“one of the last great private American collections formed in the 20th century.” On its completetion the auction made over £100 million, exceeding […]