Art, to Michael Renton (1934 – 2001), was a living rather than a way of life. Born in London in 1934, he attended Harrow Art School but left before finishing his studies. When he discovered the art of lettering at an evening class by William Sharpington, he found his path. This was during the last […] Read More
News on Paper
The latest goings on at Art on Paper H.Q. and articles on art, conservation and exhibitions.
I am pleased to present a guest news post from Elizabeth in Canada: It was such a thrill today to receive an email from Katy and photos of my four “Baynard” prints soaking in their baths of water. The prints have made a long journey from the bottom of a dusty dresser drawer in a basement […] Read More
I am very pleased to be able to add a work by Bryan Pearce to the Art on Paper gallery shop. I am always on the lookout for his work, but it frequently reaches very high prices at auction. Bryan Pearce (1929 – 2007) was Cornish born and bred. His work is instantly recognisable and […] Read More
Having an end of year moment, I thought I’d have a look through our lovely stock of prints, drawings and paintings, to see what we listed this year. The Nine That Haven’t Got Away Yet are my favourite artworks that are still available to buy. So if you’re struggling to find a little gift for […] Read More
It is not often I get to say this in my line of work, but here is something for the fishmongers out there! I spend much of my time searching for new pieces of artwork to offer you all. My main rule for buying pictures is that they speak to me. Although I keep my […] Read More
As the summer holidays are now in full swing, I’d like to introduce you to some new work by the absolute Queen of the holiday picture diary, Rena Gardiner. Rena’s diaries have never been out of private ownership and to our knowledge, never been shared publicly. Now, The Baguette Press have been given permission to […] Read More