New ArrivalsGoldmark2017-02-15T15:42:38+01:00 Featured Art | Le Crete Senesi Series by Joe Tilson October 2020 In Cennini’s Libro dell’Arte, the Tuscan painter’s handbook for aspiring 15th century artists, you will find the story of ‘a yellow colour called ochre’. Featured Art | ‘Everyday saints of the city’: Sambhavna by Swoon February 2020 Whether pasted on disused buildings or installed hanging from gallery ceilings, Swoon’s intimate, local portraits are a modern hagiography. ‘Pots to Give and to Hold’: Why We Love Eating from Handmade Ceramics February 2020 In the 15 years we have been selling ceramics, we have always sold domestic ware: pots made to live in a home, to nourish stomach and soul. Kill Your Darlings: Sex and Violence in Michael Rothenstein’s Prints February 2020 For Rothenstein, the rooster’s cock-of-the-walk braggadocio and the violent impress of cut timber became the prism for musings on predation. Featured Art | Pensive King by Andrzej Kuhn February 2020 The sculptures of Andrzej Kuhn are like Sumerian votives. Capsuled within them is a wit and warm-heartedness that was the soul of all he made. Featured Art | The Dance of Light: Reflections by Brendan Neiland July 2018 In paintings like ‘Reflections’, Brendan Neiland reveals the dance of light that plays out daily on the glass towers and cars that dominate our landscape. Featured Art | Labyrinth Caerdroia, Wooden Construction by Joe Tilson July 2018 With its rich conflation of mythological resonances, Joe Tilson’s cryptic wooden ‘Caerdroia’ labyrinth offers the viewer little by way of illumination. Featured Art | Snapshots of the City: Screenprints by Gerd Winner July 2018 Gerd Winner’s photographic screenprint arrangements point to a world of oblique signs and symbols embedded within our everyday environment. Featured Art | ‘The Sower’, Oil Painting by Derrick Greaves June 2018 With hard edge and flat colour, ‘The Sower’ evidences Greaves at a critical stage in his career, abandoning that which had brought him acclaim. Featured Art | ‘After Chardin’, Artist’s Proof Etching by Lucian Freud June 2018 The words used to describe the paintings of Chardin – gentle, tender, graceful – are not often applied to Lucian Freud’s unflinching oils and etchings. Featured Art | ‘Zita’, Venetian Window Construction by Joe Tilson June 2018 Produced in 2010, ‘Zita’ is one of a recent series of window constructions centred around Venice, where Joe Tilson has found inspiration for over forty years. Featured Ceramics | The Wabi-Sabi Aesthetic: Yohen Dish by Ken Matsuzaki May 2018 Like wabi-sabi, Ken Matsuzaki’s work loses something in the analysis: it occupies the realm of the inexpressible, where chemistry remains alchemy. Featured Art | ‘Moses and the Tablets’: Marc Chagall and the Art of the Poster May 2018 First taking on the challenge of designing his own exhibition posters in his mid-sixties, Chagall found in lithography a rejuvenating lease of life. Featured Art | Frank Dobson: London Pride May 2018 Of the Festival of Britain’s many art installations, Frank Dobson’s monumental sculpture ‘London Pride’ was perhaps its most enduring. Featured Art | A Tuscan Reverie: Still Life Paintings by Janet Stayton March 2018 The broad, rich still life paintings of Janet Stayton are a present-day paean to the Mediterranean and the Tuscan town of Pietrasanta. Featured Ceramics | Slipware Press-Mould Dishes by Doug Fitch February 2018 In these dishes, produced with Michael Cardew’s old press moulds, Doug Fitch distills an intimate bond with the local landscape with a modern touch. Featured Art | ‘Fountain at the Spaais’ by Anthony Gross February 2018 Though it demonstrates skill and sophistication in its every stroke of paint, Anthony Gross was just twenty-two years old when he made Fountain at the Spaiis. Featured Ceramics | Large Square Platters by Jean-Nicolas Gérard January 2018 These huge square dishes, with rumpled, up-turned edges, become vineyards or lavender fields in miniature: sgraffito scars mimic row upon row of grape vines. Featured Art | Miniature Figure and Sitting Woman by Lynn Chadwick January 2018 These two tremendously rare maquettes characterise a major recurring theme in Chadwick’s sculpture of the human figure combining with pure form. Featured Art | Life Drawings from the Académie Julian January 2018 Established in 1867, the famed Académie Julian developed a reputation for its outstanding technical instruction and an impressive list of artist alumni. Featured Art | ‘London Types’ Woodcuts by William Nicholson December 2017 Though they were published over a century ago, there is something irrefutably modern about William Nicholson’s ‘London Types’ woodcuts. Featured Art | ‘The Schoolroom’ Lithograph by Vanessa Bell December 2017 In Vanessa Bell’s ‘The Schoolroom’, all is pattern: from the looping wallpaper to the softly mottled armchair, decoration and design abounds. Featured Art | Portrait Bust of Lady Dorothea Cooper by Frank Dobson December 2017 Frank Dobson’s remarkable portrait of Lady Dorothea Cooper, one of the sculptor’s most successful commissions, saw its share of bad luck. Featured Art | Mel Gooding talks Ceri Richards’ ‘Peu à Peu Sortant de la Brume’ October 2017 Ceri Richards expert Mel Gooding talks us through the influences behind ‘Peu à Peu Sortant de la Brume’. Featured Ceramics | Giant Korean ‘Onggi’ Pots by Kang-hyo Lee September 2017 In the swirling surface of Kang-hyo’s Onggi, the musical tempest thunders on. Vigorous and meditative, they offer nourishment for the soul. Featured Art | ‘Lovers’ Dreamboat’ Oil Painting by Alan Davie July 2017 By the early 1970s, when ‘Lovers’ Dreamboat’ was produced, Scottish shaman-artist Alan Davie had developed a powerful symbolic vocabulary. Featured Art | ‘Study for Folded Hills’ by Graham Sutherland July 2017 In ‘Study for Folded Hills’ Sutherland combines the caustic heat of his wartime sketches with the ancient, teeming hillsides of Pembrokeshire. Featured Art | ‘Blue Nude’ Screenprint by William Scott May 2017 In its simplicity, ‘Blue Nude’ is an image where the smallest details enrich, where the line is palpable and the eye made to feel the paper. Featured Art | Edinburgh Weavers Textile Panels by Scottie Wilson May 2017 These printed satin designs, one of many textile collaborations with the distinguished Edinburgh Weavers, reveal Wilson’s fondness for line. Featured Art | ‘A Party’, Oil Painting by Gwyneth Johnstone April 2017 In ‘A Party’, the unique power of Gwyneth Johnstone’s painterly voice resonates through each musical blue, each pop of vermillion red. Featured Art | Original Watercolour and Oil Paintings by Anthony Gross April 2017 From the very early years of Gross’ career translucent watercolour landscapes and rich, detailed oil paintings were a major preoccupation. Featured Ceramics | Tall Wood-Fired Bottles by Nic Collins April 2017 The more one looks at Collins’ bottles, from blistering patches of scarlet to glistening shino glazes, the more of their story they share. Featured Art | ‘Child’s Wonderment’ Screenprint by Carel Weight April 2017 Ambiguity was the essence of the work of Carel Weight, where ostensibly ordinary scenes were made alternately strange, serene, and sinister. Featured Ceramics | Set of 80 Guinomi by Potter Phil Rogers March 2017 Three different kilns; three very different firings; every 80 guinomi set potter Phil Rogers puts together is truly a labour of pottery love. Featured Art | Acrylic and Watercolour Paintings by Harvey Daniels January 2017 From every luminescent yellow to their midnight blues, Harvey Daniel’s paintings reaffirm the strength of optimistic art in a cynical world. Featured Art | Bronze Bust of Augustus John by Jacob Epstein January 2017 With hair swept back like the mane of a lion, Epstein’s heroic bust of the devilishly charismatic Augustus John captured his ragged likeness. Featured Art | Screenprint Portraits by Julian Opie December 2016 There are few places where Julian Opie’s art has not been: giant billboards; LED screens in airport waiting lounges; CD covers; road signs. Featured Art | ‘Lion Hunt’ Oil Painting by Ceri Richards November 2016 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. Featured Ceramics | Square Bottles by Anne Mette Hjortshøj November 2016 White slip landscapes of pillowy snow; dappled salt-glaze frostings on claret red fields; each square bottle by Anne Mette Hjortshøj becomes a potter’s canvas. Featured Art | ‘Candle Hat’, Oil Painting by Roderic Barrett October 2016 Barrett’s tender ‘Candle Hat’, produced when the artist was at the peak of his powers, epitomises the warmth and humanity at the heart of his work. Featured Art | John Piper ‘Coventry Cathedral’ Anniversary Screen Prints October 2016 Steeped in historical context, the Goldmark Gallery’s Coventry Cathedral screen prints remind us of John Piper’s supreme ability as an architectural artist. Featured Art | Prints from the Contemporary Lithographs Ltd. Series October 2016 With prints by the crème-de-la-crème of British artists, Contemporary Lithographs is one of the most celebrated 20th century art enterprises. Featured Art | ‘Rose, Black and White’, Oil Painting by Derrick Greaves October 2016 Deftly drawn and delicately composed, Derrick Greaves’ sublime ‘Rose’ heralded major change in the artist’s later development. Featured Art | ‘The River’, Oil Painting by Edward Middleditch October 2016 Edward Middleditch’s ‘The River’ reveals the artist for what he truly was: an exceptional and undervalued painter dedicated wholly to nature. Featured Art | ‘Quiberon Bay’, Collage by John Piper October 2016 John Piper’s strange and strikingly bold ‘Quiberon Bay’ collage saw the artist return in full force to the abstraction of 30 years previous. Featured Art | ‘Tottenham Court Road Study’ by Eduardo Paolozzi October 2016 With its sprawling pipes and wires and blueprint layouts, Paolozzi’s ‘Tottenham Court Road Study’ represents an essential historic relic. Featured Ceramics | Moon Jars by Kang-hyo Lee October 2016 Both quiet and vital, powerful and with presence, Kang-hyo Lee’s moon jars are the intimate results of his search for ‘a beautiful life.’ Featured Art | ‘Screen’, Watercolour and Gouache by John Tunnard October 2016 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. Featured Art | ‘Canal Scene’, Oil Painting by Alistair Grant October 2016 With its swirling blue sky and pink peeling buildings, Alistair Grant’s ‘Vienna’ brings the modern-day Viennese canals to life with painterly gusto.