Category Archives: Contemporary British Art

Dimitri & Wenlop

Whilst the Toshidama Gallery continues to prosper, this blog has been a little quiet of late. This is down to the commitments of gallery director Alex Faulkner to an exciting new project, Dimitri & Wenlop; a book and exhibition of … Continue reading

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Christopher Bucklow Interviewed by Toshidama Gallery

Chris Bucklow  is one of Great Britain’s leading contemporary artists. He has work in the collections of the Guggenheim Museum New York, the V&A London, the Museum of Modern Art New York, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, … Continue reading

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What to Look For in a Piece of Art – Sarah Lucas and the Mitate of an Elite

Art is of course a great communicator… for centuries it was the great communicator. It still is, but reading a piece of (contemporary) art these days leads to considerable discussion and anger, (judging by newspaper columns) and yet works of … Continue reading

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There – Not There – Woodblock Prints and the Work of Paul Morrison

Morrisson, Rhexia, 2011 In ukiyo-e, as in all prints produced from blocks, there is little margin for hesitation – no grey area for the artist to prevaricate. In relief printing at its most basic, there is only the presence of … Continue reading

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