How to buy original art

2nd June 2022 3 minutes read

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is ‘how to buy original art?’ It is a question that we can answer quite glibly- just buy what you like. But we appreciate this is not always the answer that is desired. For those seeking a more comprehensive answer to the question about how to […]

The phenominal Sax Berlin, master artist.

3 minutes read

If you’re thinking who is Sax Berlin the famous UK artist? You would not be alone. Sax Berlin is a prolific yet largely unknown artist. After you have discovered his work and talent you will join the small, yet highly regarded, legions of fans. These include national figures and collectors in the art world. Sax […]

New York’s Guardian Angels

3rd May 2022 3 minutes read

It seems slightly incongruous to be writing this when the Spring sun is shining through the trees and lambs are frolicing in the field outside. My rural idyll is a long way from the dark and dangerous New York City of the 1970’s & 80’s. The other day I was chatting to someone who has […]

Taste Trends & Neuroscience

20th April 2022 3 minutes read

There’s a reason why we have “the arts” and “sciences” isn’t there? Art is subjective and science is objective, it was always so. But research is showing that the division between them is decreasing. Most of us are familiar with the ancient Chinese practice of Feng Shui and the rules of harmonious living and positive […]

Art In The Park. NYC

12th February 2022 2 minutes read

Art is an outward expression of the innermost creative expression. Some places are so integral to these manifestations that their geography is etched into the consciousness. Arguably the most iconic of these locations is Central Park in New York. Covering almost 900 acres acres of World Heritage site the park is home to freely accessible […]

Colour and Shape

6th October 2021 3 minutes read

We have all experienced strange times over the last year or so. Only now are we becoming used to the dangers and restrictions that confront us in our daily lives. We are seemingly looking more closely at all our environments and our relationships with them. Here in the beautiful Wye Valley we have been somewhat […]

Art In Times Of Crisis

4th May 2021 3 minutes read

Due to an unfortunate health hiccup I have been in lockdown for almost 2 years with just a couple of periods of a more relaxed time. This time has been one of enormous challenges and huge societal changes. We have invented new terminology; lockdown, shielding, taking the knee to cover our new shared experiences.  We […]

New York Neo Expressionism in the 1980s

13th January 2021 5 minutes read

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Sax Berlin. The Missing Link Neo-Expressionism in New York in the 1980’s. A few days ago I was drinking a strong espresso from a tiny cup covered in tiny people. Of course,  the tiny people were representations of Keith Haring images. I am struck by the connectivity of our world.  Everything, at […]

Buying Art Online, Is it Safe?

19th June 2020 2 minutes read

Found a wonderful work of art on an online art gallery, nervous about committing to the purchase? You shouldn’t be. Firstly a little due diligence to check the credentials of the gallery and you should be good to go. Where are they based? If overseas don’t be worried about shipping, not as expensive as you […]


It’s Important to Support Living Artists

21st January 2020 4 minutes read

There’s always going to be a market for artists such as Warhol, Picasso or Kahlo as every art collector would love to add a piece from these greats. However, there are plenty of living, breathing artists out there who are producing works of great quality and equal relevance as artists from the past. Apart from […]