The James Museum of Western Art

The James Museum of Western Art

The James Museum is a fascinating gallery of Western art. Situated in St Petersburg, Florida, this museum hosts a wonderful range of Western art. Many of the artists on show spent their early lives as illustrators for magazines and books – and then went on to develop their art as fine artists. Visit the James […]

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Joryū Hanga Kyōkai

Japan’s Women Printmakers

This exhibition on Japan’s Women Printmakers (Sep 24, 2020 – Apr 11, 2021) celebrates the Joryū Hanga Kyōkai, or the Women’s Print Association of Japan. It presents the work of the group’s founding members and others who joined in later years. Many of the works by these female printmakers are now extremely rare. Only a […]

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Barnett Freedman Designs for Modern Britain

Barnett Freedman: Designs for Modern Britain

The Pallant House Gallery near Chichester in West Sussex has an exhibition of Barnett Freedman’s work from 5th August to 1st November 2020. Barnett Freedman, Eric Ravilious and Edward Burra were amongst Britain’s most sought-after commercial designers in the mid-20th century. There are also two other exhibitions: Talent: Bawden, Marx, Ravilious, and their Contemporaries and […]

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Christie's American Illustrators, auction 2020

American Illustration

‘That’s America!’: a collector’s guide to American illustrators. Christie’s the auctioneers have an Online Selling Exhibition, 19 May – 19 June 2020. See also the Christie’s online magazine. Christie’s American Art specialist Paige Kestenman says this about American illustrators: “Today, their work is one of the fastest growing markets in American art, she says, with […]

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