Mall Galleries Blog

Photographer Aliona Adrianova talks us through 'Artist in the Portrait', her stunning collection of photographs of RP exhibitors which accompanies this year's Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-05-23 16:21
Learn about commissioning portraiture with Annabel Elton, Mall Galleries' Commissions Consultant.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-05-18 17:30
Find out how member artists at the NEAC Annual Exhibition 2018 explore the age-old binary of work and play through stunning paintings of the workplace.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-05-14 15:58
Old Harry Rocks by Jenny Morgan RSMA
A brief to paint a historical scene of Old Harry Rocks in Dorset is bought to life by Jenny Morgan RSMA. Jenny Morgan , renowned for her accurate portrayal of historical vessels and mastery of painting water, became a member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) in 2009. This same year, coincidentally, Simon Hodgson first saw her work...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Sun, 2018-05-13 14:35
'Red' oil painting by Bernadett Timko
From love and religious fervour to danger and war, discover the complex and often contradictory symbolisms of the colour red, and how contemporary artists use it, in Buy Art | Buy Now's latest selection.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-05-11 13:12
Peter Brown, Early Morning, The Market Hoi An, Vietnam (detail)
The New English Art Club document the world around them through plein air painting; their work offers a striking insight into the artists’ lives and communities. This year, the NEAC Annual Exhibition is replete with scenes of local markets.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Thu, 2018-05-03 13:07
Kelly-Peter-Marsh-Farm-in-Winter-Essex
The snowfall this spring may have brought planes and trains to a grinding halt, but member artists of the New English Art Club were less easily deterred. Many took inspiration from the flurries, as testified by this year's New English Annual Exhibition, where works documenting life during ‘the Beast from the East’ feature strongly.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Wed, 2018-05-02 10:10
'Study 1' by Martin Karpisz
Discover the winner of the Hermione Hammond Drawing Award, and see the winning work and finalists' images.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-04-30 10:56
Exploring the historic tradition of self-portraiture and what it offers to both artist and viewer, investigated through the lens of 'Me, Myself & I', the latest selection on Mall Galleries Buy Art | Buy Now.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-04-27 10:29
'Praying with Food' by Noor Ahmed Gelal (Bangladesh)
“Food unites us all: we must eat to survive. Though some see food as fuel, others celebrate food as one of the great joys of life. Food is about family, friendship, community and love”, says the Founder of the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year, Caroline Kenyon.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-04-25 11:04
Robin Hazlewood VPRI discusses his artwork, creative methods and inspirations, and the 206th Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Exhibition.
Posted by Anna Preston on Mon, 2018-04-09 11:13
'A Turquoise Sea' by Lesley Birch
Find out more about the fascinating history and cultural legacy of the colour blue, and discover 'Blue Notes', Mall Galleries' latest selection on Buy Art | Buy Now.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-04-06 11:15