Mall Galleries Blog

Prize Winners from the 204th Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Annual Exhibition.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Wed, 2016-04-27 10:25
Alexander Goudie (1933-2004) was one of Scotland’s leading figurative painters. Goudie was distinguished as a portrait painter and painted the Queen, Lord Chancellors, business tycoons and celebrities, including Billy Connolly.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2016-04-07 15:10
The RBA has been working continuously to encourage and support talented artists through prizes and awards, upholding the excellent standards of drawing and painting that have existed in Britain for centuries.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Fri, 2016-03-18 11:46
We invited Yuki Aruga, Miriam Escofet Assoc RP and Eleanor Watson to speak about the contexts from which some of their favourite commissioned artworks arose.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Fri, 2016-03-11 11:20
Winston Field was shortlisted for The Coulbia Threadneedle Prize 2016. Artist, Nick Holmes discusses how he experimented with genre-bending in his latest series of paintings.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Wed, 2016-03-09 15:28
Our Learning Centre is a vibrant hub of activity encouraging initiatives bringing together different disciplines. For ‘A Right Royal Buzz’, we partnered with The Royal Parks and The National Gallery and transformed the space into an interactive environment, inviting audiences to experience how bees see.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2016-02-25 16:06
The Prize Winning works from the 117th Annual Exhibition of The Pastel Society
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2016-02-24 14:49
In October Mall Galleries Art Consultancy held it's first in a series of events about commissioning art. Each event invites artists and Mall Galleries commissions consultants to talk about different stories of commissions they have undertaken or overseen.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Mon, 2016-02-15 11:23
How does commissioning work? Why would I commission an artwork in the first place? How much does it cost? How do I choose an artist?
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Mon, 2016-02-08 16:40
Portrait commissions remain an important art form and co-collaboration between artist and sitter. The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, for example, placed a record number of commissions again last year, up by over 24%
Posted by Annabel Elton on Mon, 2016-02-08 11:25
This blog post offers a closer look at six works from the forthcoming Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2016 (open 23 February to 5 March), the country’s finest showcase for new work in dry media.
Posted by Alistair Redgrift on Mon, 2016-01-25 15:23
Commissioning a work is a deeply rewarding and enjoyable process and our help in guiding you through the process makes it easy.
Posted by Annabel Elton on Mon, 2016-01-04 17:07