The Living And The Dead – John Kirby Retrospective (Walker Art Gallery)

John Kirby is a Liverpool born artist whose work in predominantly oils has found are large audience outside of Merseyside.  After attending St. Martin’s School of Art and The Royal College of Art, a decision he made in his mid thirties, he has become a successful contemporary painter whose work is extremely popular in London. This exhibition is the first of his work to grace … Continue reading The Living And The Dead – John Kirby Retrospective (Walker Art Gallery)

The Art Books Of Henri Matisse – Walker Art Gallery

Currently on show at the Walker Art Gallery is a diverse selection of some of the greatest literature based artwork ever conceived. Part Fauvist and part modernist, master painter Henri Matisse is a zeitgeist defining legend of his era only surpassed by Picasso.  The exhibition consists of over sixty of his illustrations varying from artwork for books and poetry to his own genre defining art … Continue reading The Art Books Of Henri Matisse – Walker Art Gallery

Diana And Actaeon – Titian (Walker Art Gallery)

As part of a new initiative, The National Gallery in London has arranged so called “tour dates” to showcase famous and beautiful classics of the art world in cities they have never been seen before.  Titian’s splendidly powerful take on Diana and Actaeon is currently travelling around galleries all over the U.K. like a cultured hitchhiker and is well worth a visit to the Walker Art gallery … Continue reading Diana And Actaeon – Titian (Walker Art Gallery)