Today I’m commenting on the prices of artworks sold during the first 2-3 days of the “Winners | Award Winning Artists 2020-2022″ Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. (Note: I’m going to be writing a long post about pricing in the context of the current economic climate in the near future.) This […]

The death yesterday of Ken Howard OBE RA PPNEAC ROI RBSA RWA HonRBA has been announced.  He celebrated his 22nd wedding anniversary on Friday with his partner Dora Bertolutti in Mousehole in Cornwall. Sadly his life ended at Truro Hospital on Sunday 10th September 2022, age 89,  following a very […]

There’s not many people who went to the Slade School of Art who have achieved critical and popular success – among adults and children – for their illustrations and text and best selling cartoons and picture books. Raymond Briggs CBE (18 January 1934 – 9 August 2022) was a British illustrator, […]

Yesterday Carl Randall posted his portrait of Raymond Briggs on Facebook to mark the news of his death age 88 on Tuesday. Last night I watched two programmes about Raymond Briggs on BBC (links below are to the programmes on iPlayer) – both of which I highly recommend The first was […]

It’s here, folks! Our very first Ultra Limited design. We set out to create something bombastic, something for all the elite collectors out there. And for our first design, we insisted on one rule: it had to be godlike. Picking Ruby Art for this project was a no-brainer. Her design […]

Two weeks ago I delivered a Zoom Talk to recent art graduates about “Tax Tips for UK Artists” – and walked them through the process of starting out with their tax affairs with the HMRC and what they needed to do.  You can find out what the Talk covers below. Any […]