Mall Galleries Blog

Join us on 27th June at 6:30pm to hear broadcaster, author and art historian Michael Bird explore the work of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and the St Ives artists - part of The Art of Collecting | Mayfair Art Weekend. Bird will discuss material from his book, 'The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Time and Place'.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-06-18 17:06
Mall Galleries is delighted to share that the First Prize at the BP Portrait Award 2018 has been awarded to regular Mall Galleries exhibitor and Buy Art artist, Miriam Escofet. Fellow RP exhibitor Ania Hobson has been awarded the Young Artist Award.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-06-13 11:27
'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
Despite being a practising artist since the 1950s, John Falcke has never exhibited... until now. Mall Galleries is honoured to host 'Falcke on the Mall', a retrospective exhibition showcasing a remarkable career characterised by creativity and experimentation.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-03-07 17:14
Coffee Morning sketching ballet dancers
Pastel painting and ballet have been close companions since Edgar Degas first sketched the dancers of the Paris Opera. As part of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2018, Mall Galleries paid homage to this celebrated relationship with a visit from the ballerinas of the Central School of Ballet.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-03-01 13:31
David Curtis Mall Galleries Christmas Cards
David’s oil painting, ‘Deep Snow’, will be available as a Christmas card in our Mall Galleries Bookshop. We chose to make it into a card because, for us, it is the essence of winter and implies a seasonal cosiness tinged with nostalgia.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2017-11-29 17:05
If there’s one image the lyrical lilt of ‘I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas’ brings to my imagination, it’s this: Roger Dellar’s oil painting, ‘First Snow’.
Posted by Anna Preston on Wed, 2017-11-08 10:29
Darren Rees SWLA has created this wonderful Polar Bear design for a Christmas Card which we will be selling in Mall Galleries’ Bookshop this festive season. We caught up with him to discuss Christmas, acrylics and Arctic expeditions
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2017-10-24 10:42
Friends of Mall Galleries
On the 26 th January at one of Mall Galleries’ ‘Coffee Mornings for Art Lovers', two of our visitors happened to sit next to one another …by the time they left, just a few hours later, they had swapped numbers and become friends in real life! Read their story: Patricia Glasswell & Katrine Storebo Katrine: I started visiting the Mall...
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2017-10-06 10:08
Largely self-taught, Rosa’s paintings are always colourful, fun and laced with dreamy elements of magical realism. We asked Rosa a few questions about her creative inspiration, life as the first woman president of the RI, and her two Christmas cards that will be available in our bookshop, ‘Lady Madonna’ and ‘Christmas Party’.
Posted by Anna Preston on Mon, 2017-09-25 09:50
My Work Placement Experience with Mall Galleries Education ‘Our Shared Heritage’ Exhibition and Project in partnership with The Royal Parks. By Zhenni Xu Audiences Are the Best Artists and Children Can Be the Most Inspirational Mentors For two weeks over this summer, I was fortunate to undertake a work placement with the Mall Galleries Education Department, assisting with the delivery...
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2017-09-15 15:02
A Unique Opportunity to help Young Talent become Professional Artists ‘In the Studio’ is inspired by the everyday life and spaces of professional artists. Supporting this unique project will enable more creative young people to discover the studios of artists who exhibit at Mall Galleries. During visits and mentoring sessions, they will explore the significance of these very personal spaces,...
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2017-09-15 14:24