Blog Week 24
With Father’s Day just around the corner we are reminded constantly how our sentiments towards our loved ones are reflected in many of our artist’s works. This is never more evident than in the works of our next exhibitor, Mackenzie Thorpe, who will be at the gallery on 4th July.
Influencing an entire generation of artists, 2019 marks Mackenzie’s 30th year as a professional artist and some of his poignant works are perfect for fathers day. We have picked out ‘Helping Dad’ as our pick of the bunch for the weekend. In this fabulous edition, Mackenzie depicts love as the heart plant that needs to be nurtured to grow, with the young child carrying the weight on his shoulders as he dutifully trys to follow in his fathers large footsteps.
We do hope that you get chance to come along and meet Mackenzie at the gallery on 4th July from 7-9pm and hear him speak in person about his inspirations and wonderful journey.
Last week we were also thrilled to showcase Michael Ashcroft’s ‘London Calling’ mini exhibition of six paintings which we are pleased to say has sold out in the first week. In addition to this collection we also have one additional London painting of Piccadilly Circus along with a collection of local landscapes of Croston.
Given the demand for Michael’s urban paintings, if Piccadilly Circus is of interest please do contact the gallery without delay. Full details are available on the website now.
James Lawrence Isherwood
Another rare and collectable painting available on a first come basis this week is the amazing ‘Lancashire Landscape’ by the James Lawrence Isherwood.
Lancashire Landscape has been in one private collection for over forty years as it was gifted to the previous owner directly from the artist. The collector in question worked at William Livesey’s builders merchants in Wigan where Isherwood used to visit to purchase lime putty and ask the gentleman to burn his unwanted paintings – thankfully this one survived! A truly rare and unique find. Full details available here.
Also new in…..
We have just one copy back in stock of the sell out limited edition print ‘Simply the Best’ by John Afflick. Available now at £345, full details are available to order now.