German Expressionism sought to produce art of the emotions, of frankness and intensity of feeling, and of the deeply personal and spiritual.
The written word and the beautiful volumes in which it was delivered were a constant source of revelation for American born artist R. B. Kitaj.
With Patrick Caulfield, the Pop-Art label was a predictable misnomer. Through bold outlines and bright colours he created his own strange world.
It has taken over a third of a century since the death of the surrealist Wifredo Lam for us to become alive once more to the power of his art.
Award-winning writer and poet Ben Okri OBE discusses buying art and the Goldmark Gallery with gallery owner Mike Goldmark.
Pochoir, the printing process which emerged in Paris in the late 1800s, pushed the art of the stencil to the very limits of printmaking.
From every luminescent yellow to their midnight blues, Harvey Daniel’s paintings reaffirm the strength of optimistic art in a cynical world.
With hair swept back like the mane of a lion, Epstein’s heroic bust of the devilishly charismatic Augustus John captured his ragged likeness.
There are few places where Julian Opie’s art has not been: giant billboards; LED screens in airport waiting lounges; CD covers; road signs.
From the expulsion of man from the Garden of Eden to Christ’s final judgment, Dürer’s ‘Small Passion’ has moved viewers for over 500 years.
Iconic images of wit and wonder, Sir John Tenniel’s magical illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’ books still delight 150 years after publication.
In Ceri Richards’ ‘Lion Hunt’ paintings, the major theme of his later work – the violent beauty of the natural world – was brought into sharp focus.
Farrington’s vibrant work brings the worlds of man, birds, and beasts together, bright landscapes full of symoblism inhabited by humans and animals alike.
Like so many greats of the art world, the story of Ceri Richards is one of unrecognized accomplishment and neglected genius.
Roderic Barrett’s tender Candle Hat – produced when the artist was at the very peak of his powers – epitomises the warmth and humanity at the heart of his work.
Steeped in historical context, the Goldmark Gallery’s Coventry Cathedral screen prints remind us of John Piper’s supreme ability as an architectural artist.
With prints by the crème-de-la-crème of British artists, Contemporary Lithographs is one of the most celebrated 20th century art enterprises.
Deftly drawn and delicately composed, Derrick Greaves’ sublime ‘Rose’ heralded major change in the artist’s later development.
We are thrilled to be able to announce the recent arrival of our latest special magazine, our brand new Autumn 2016 Catalogue!
Edward Middleditch’s ‘The River’ reveals the artist for what he truly was: an exceptional and undervalued painter dedicated wholly to nature.
John Piper’s strange and strikingly bold ‘Quiberon Bay’ collage saw the artist return in full force to the abstraction of 30 years previous.
With its sprawling pipes and wires and blueprint layouts, Paolozzi’s ‘Tottenham Court Road Study’ represents an essential historic relic.
Completed in 1962, John Tunnard’s mysterious ‘Screen’ reveals a host of new influences that would inform the artist’s final works throughout the 1960s.
With its swirling blue sky and pink peeling buildings, Alistair Grant’s ‘Vienna’ brings the modern-day Viennese canals to life with painterly gusto.
Goldmark Roundup | Eduardo Paolozzi’s ‘Bunk’, Anne Mette Hjortshøj, and Christopher P. Wood Exhibitions
This week’s roundup film at the Goldmark Gallery announces three major show openings, including our fantastic exhibition of Eduardo Paolozzi’s infamous ‘Bunk’ suite.
A technical and visionary masterpiece, Paolozzi’s Bunk presents us with a suspension of time and heralded the birth of Pop Art.
In this short film gallery manager Kate discusses David Hockney’s imaginative take on the Grimms’ Fairy Tales in his Brothers Grimm etching suite.
Leonard Baskin’s wistful portraits of the 19th century Sioux chieftains remind us of the great power of morally charged art.
This week’s Profile features our 2013 film on gallery artist and letter carver Martin Wenham, shot in anticipation of Wenham’s exhibition later that year.
In this short film at the Goldmark Gallery we introduce one of Picasso’s most interesting suites of prints: the 1969 ‘Portraits Imaginaires’.
Born in Leiden in 1606, Rembrandt was to become the most important artist of the Dutch Golden Age, known especially for his unparalleled skill as an etcher.
This week’s roundup film from the gallery features news of our upcoming Jim Malone exhibition and plus new work in the gallery.
Picasso’s 1969 suite ‘Portraits Imaginaires’ was the culmination of an inexhaustible mind’s many years of creation.
It is hard to believe, looking at the extraordinary work of Eric Ravilious, that the artist’s entire output was limited to a mere 20 years.
With exceptional vision and creativity, artist Jan Hardisty arranges unusual objects into striking compositions that he photographs with his large format camera.
In Eduardo Paolozzi’s ‘Cloud Atomic Laboratory’ suite of etchings, science fact and fiction meet in mysterious ways.
Printmaker, draughtsman, illustrator, and graphic designer, Edward Bawden can be considered something of a polymath in the artistic world.
Known for both sting and self-restraint, the legendary cartoonist Les Gibbard served up incisive political comment with wit and originality.
A poet, writer, artist, choreographer and film maker, there were few artistic pursuits that Jean Cocteau left untouched in his long and colourful career.
In this week’s roundup film Discover writer Max announces the opening of our Frank Dobson exhibition and an upcoming livestream of the show.
At the heart of all Urban Art, whatever its cultural or ethical flavour, is a desire to communicate with everyday people.
To accompany our Frank Dobson exhibition, we’ve produced a detailed catalogue with essay penned by respected art critic Andrew Lambirth.
Mike Goldmark shows us new work in the gallery and reveals the exciting news that gallery potter Lisa Hammond has been awarded an MBE.
To accompany Goldmark Atelier’s brand new website, we thought we’d show readers what goes on in our local print studio.
Best known for his enormous paper cutouts, the shadow of Henri Matisse’s extraordinary influence looms large over the 20th century art world.
Our upcoming Frank Dobson sculpture exhibition, two enormous oil paintings by Alan Davie, and a selection of Urban Art all feature in this week’s roundup film.
In this article we highlight 6 of our very favourite print suites, in a variety of artistic styles, that you can pick up for under £1000.
Brimming with colour and a hint of the abstract, Claude Flight and Edith Lawrence’s watercolours were the result of a dynamic artistic rapport.
To accompany our recent exhibition of extraordinary assemblages by Richard James we’ve put together a detailed slideshow of his work.
Augustus John was a draughtsman, etcher and painter whose emotive style of portraiture secured his place within the canon of great British artists.
Goldmark Gallery is delighted to host a major exhibition of sculpture and drawings by Frank Dobson, one of Britain’s most important sculptors.
To accompany our exhibition of assemblages by Richard James, acclaimed writer Robert Macfarlane has written the catalogue essay.
As the paternal voice of Impressionist painting, Camille Pissarro was undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of the 19th century.
An artist of intense personal vision, Graham Sutherland is widely considered one of the most important British artists of the 20th century.
In this week’s film we showcase an exquisite portfolio of Edward Calvert engravings and the launch of our Sid Burnard show.
The Goldmark Gallery is excited to announce its first ever exhibition of the exquisite assemblages of artist Richard James.
For the young Edward Calvert, William Blake’s death provoked a period of unparalleled expression in his engravings.
Sid Burnard is an assembler of magical driftwood birds and beasts with an incredible eye for the peculiarities of the natural world.
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our second exhibition of Sid Burnard’s extraordinary driftwood assemblages on 7th May.
Though relatively unknown, Picasso’s ‘Diurnes’ suite of photograms demonstrate his unfailing wit and imagination.
A printmaker with a keen eye for graphic invention, Julian Trevelyan was a major figure behind the etching revolution of the 1960s.
In this week’s film we showcase new work in the gallery including David Jones engravings and oval teapots by Anne Mette Hjortshøj.
Theorist and painter in equal parts, Wassily Kandinsky must rank among the most important and radical artists of the last 200 years.
Chiefly known for his engravings in wood and metal, David Jones was one of the most outstanding writers and artists of his day.
In this week’s film we announce a visit to a new artist, news on our Lee Kang-hyo film, and a new abstract portfolio in stock.
Abstract art changed the landscape of the art world for ever in the early years of the 20th century.
This week’s Making post looks at the many printing techniques artist Rigby Graham used throughout his career.
Widely considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Georges Braque’s contribution to modern art is still felt today.
We are delighted to invite you to join us for the opening of our new exhibition celebrating the work of Rigby Graham.
An artist and illustrator of consummate draughtsmanship, Edward Ardizzone’s many book illustrations are recognised all over the world.
In this week’s roundup film gallery manager Kate presents new Hockney posters, Nic Collins pots, and an Ardizzone oil painting fresh into the gallery.
For some time now at the gallery we’ve been advocating artists’ posters as a great way to own affordable works by the very best.
With the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the collective German conscience was faced with seismic change.
For over 25 years Rigby Graham and Mike Goldmark forged a close working relationship that resulted in an extraordinary body of work.
This week’s Goldmark Roundup features new artists’ posters and Clive Bowen pots as well as news about our upcoming Rigby Graham retrospective.
No artist of his generation has contemplated the comedy of life with greater intelligence, wit or courage than Patrick Caulfield.
In this short film, driftwood artist Sid Burnard discusses his strange bird and beast assemblages with writer Sam Llewellyn.
In this week’s Weekly Roundup film Mike presents two rare hanging figures by the British sculptor John Davies.
Enchantingly poetic, Marc Chagall’s Fables are among the very best illustrations of La Fontaine’s moral tales.
With his unforgiving style and corrosive sense of humour, George Grosz is widely recognised as one of the great German artists of the 20th century.
In this week’s roundup film Mike Goldmark looks at Lisa Hammond’s recent ceramics exhibition and Henri Matisse’s Ronsard suite.
In this short film gallery artist Jenny Grevatte discusses the ongoing theme of trees in her work. Watch our video to learn about her methods.
Michael Rothenstein (1908-93) was perhaps the most experimental British graphic artist of the 20th century. Learn more about his prints here.
Buying art can be a daunting experience (we should know – we do a lot of it ourselves). Here’s our list of 7 artists you can buy on a budget.
In this short film Goldmark Gallery manager Kate shows us one of only two wood engravings that Henry Moore ever made. Watch to learn more.
George Grosz’s provocative Ecce Homo suite of lithographs saw him prosecuted for offending public decency. Read our article to find out why.
Artist Chris Wood shows us how an etching plate is made from start to finish in the Goldmark Atelier. Watch to learn more about the process.
With a life spanning the 20th century, Victor Pasmore was witness to the monumental changes within the art world of the last hundred years.
At Goldmark we deal a lot in prints. In fact, the majority of our 100,000+ items of stock is graphic work of some kind or another.
Goya’s satirical ‘Los Caprichos’ suite is regarded as one of the most significant artistic endeavours of the last three hundred years.
Lively, graceful drawings; radiantly colourful pochoir: Raoul Dufy was an artist of style.
In November 2014 we held a 2-day exhibition and book launch with rare prints by Frank Brangwyn and Libby Horner’s new book ‘Brangwyn at War!’
We were delighted to open our ‘Dora Holzhandler: A Celebration’ exhibition on Saturday 13th September 2014.
In May 2014 Goldmark held a major exhibition of over 100 oil paintings, watercolours and drawings by Polish artist Jankel Adler (1895-1949).
A major exhibition of 10 previously unseen oil paintings by British artist Ivon Hitchens was held at Goldmark in March 2014.
In January 2014 we held an exhibition of original prints by British sculptor and printmaker Henry Moore.
Saturday 23rd November 2013 saw the launch of Libby Horner’s book Patrick Reyntiens – Catalogue of Stained Glass.
We celebrated the publication of the first major book on Francis Davison with a launch on Sunday 20th October 2013.
Our exhibition of letter-carving works by Martin Wenham began on Saturday 14th September 2013.
In May 2013 we held an exhibition in the Gallery featuring original, signed, limited edition screenprints by R. B. Kitaj.
An exhibition featuring paintings by gallery artist, David Kirk, began in the main gallery on Saturday 9th February 2013.
An exhibition featuring paintings by Jenny Grevatte began in the main gallery on Saturday 20th October 2012.
In May 2012 we held our first exhibition of Sid Burnard’s magical driftwood sculptures at the Goldmark Gallery.
In May 2012 Goldmark Gallery held a major exhibition of remarkable Rembrandt etchings.
On 3rd December 2011 we opened an exhibition of 100 unique, hand-painted, signed glass panels by Patrick Reyntiens.
In March 2011 we held our first exhibition featuring paintings and prints by naive artist Dora Holzhandler.
In 2010 Goldmark was fortunate enough to be able to show collages and paintings in a major exhibition of Davison’s work.