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The Winter Art & Antiques Fair returns to London’s Olympia

The Winter Art & Antiques Fair returns to London’s Olympia

The Winter Art and Antiques Fair is set to return to Olympia London from Tuesday 5th until Sunday 10th November. Attracting thousands of visitors from the UK and beyond, the event appeals to art collectors, interior designers, antiques enthusiasts, collectors and anyone looking for that ‘one of a kind’ piece. With an exclusive preview evening […]

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Artist William Ings to exhibit at The Vitrine Gallery

Artist William Ings to exhibit at The Vitrine Gallery

By ANTONY NEWTON We don’t typically feature individual artistic talent on The Sloaney because many of the art events that we attend showcase work from a collection of artists. However, the opportunity arose when I came across some contemporary paintings from William Ings some months ago. His style is thought provoking and encourages the viewer to […]

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Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair celebrates 25 years

Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair celebrates 25 years

This year London’s top winter fair, the Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, will celebrate 25 years. It runs from the 2nd of November to the 8th of November and opens with the Collector’s Preview Reception. 22,000 visitors come to see over 30,000 pieces for sale from the 120 hand-picked dealers. A glamorous highlight of […]

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The Aston Martin art car by Tobias Rehberger

The Aston Martin art car by Tobias Rehberger

Aston Martin Racing has unveiled a 24 Hours of Le Mans art car designed by artist Tobias Rehberger. The unique creation gives the Gulf #97 Vantage GTE the illusion of movement and speed, even when static. Rehberger is renowned for his abstract art and optical effects that distort perception and has received numerous international prizes and […]

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Opera Gallery London’s ‘Fernando Botero’ Private View

Opera Gallery London’s ‘Fernando Botero’ Private View

The exclusive Private View of Fernando Botero’s latest exhibition recently took place at New Bond Street’s Opera Gallery London. The event attracted many London society guests, including Lady Gabriella Windsor, Nancy Dell’Olio and Stanley Johnson. They sipped on Pommery Champagne whilst viewing artwork and sculptures by Fernando Botero – Columbia’s most famous living artist. Born in Medellin, […]

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The Rex Whistler restaurant at Tate Britain

The Rex Whistler restaurant at Tate Britain

By JAMES HARROP-GRIFFITHS Friday nights in London are usually earmarked for date nights, meals out, cultural experiences and walks along the river. I recently experienced all four in one by visiting the Tate Britain on the Millbank for their “Late at Tate” evenings, which offer visitors the chance to explore the gallery with a host […]

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Fashion Illustration Gallery: Richard Bernstein’s Cover Art

Fashion Illustration Gallery: Richard Bernstein’s Cover Art

The Sloaney recently attended the Private Viewing of the Fashion Illustration Gallery’s Summer Show that features Richard Bernstein’s Cover Art for Interview Magazine. We were joined by the likes of Henry Holland and Bip Ling to admire a collection of works created by the artist for the cover of Andy Warhol’s Interview. Bernstein made the […]

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Jaeger-LeCoultre premières Hybris Artistic at Masterpiece London

Jaeger-LeCoultre premières Hybris Artistic at Masterpiece London

Masterpiece London is one of the most influential art fairs in the world and it begins today with a preview of the event, which is held in the spectacular South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. It is the 5th anniversary of the occasion, which presents exquisite art, antiques and design from across the world. It’s […]

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Robert Whitaker’s The Beatles: Inside and Out

By BAILEIGH WALSH Robert Whitaker’s exhibition, The Beatles: Inside and Out, is a candid collection of photographs that capture an unusual and unobtrusive view into the life of the Liverpudlian musicians that grew to be the most popular band in the world. The champagne launch party was held at Proud Galleries in Chelsea, to celebrate the […]

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Exclusive Gallery Elena Shchukina features Hatchuel-Becker’s Form and Colour exhibition

Exclusive Gallery Elena Shchukina features Hatchuel-Becker’s Form and Colour exhibition

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON With galleries in Knightsbridge and Mayfair, owner Elena Shchukina has united collections of exquisite artwork with innovative interior design. Her latest feature exhibition features the work of French Laure Hatchuel-Becker, whose Form and Colour collection establishes a new take on indigenous artwork created with a multitude of dots. With textured canvases and […]

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Sloaney TV: Inside the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair

Sloaney TV: Inside the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair

The Sloaney team recently attended the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair, which took place at Chelsea Town Hall in London. The annual event welcomes a host of international artists and is designed to showcase the work of those established in the field, while also helping to discover the next generation of talent. The Private […]

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Art: Where Are All The Women?

Art: Where Are All The Women?

| By Rebecca Jarvest, Art Editor | It’s 1997. You’ve got the Spice Girls playing full volume (on tape, of course). You’re singing “Girl Power” into your hairbrush-turned-microphone and yes, you feel on top of the world. Of course, it took a long time and a persistent effort by courageous women for girls to achieve […]

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Ladies

The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Ladies

Our columnist James Haskell has advised on the best Valentine’s Day gifts for men, but if you are looking to treat a lucky lady, here’s our pick of special presents for February 14th…. Scrumptious chocolates GODIVA is a favourite with most ladies who have a sweet tooth. The good news is that they have launched […]

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‘Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom’ art exhibition is extended

‘Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom’ art exhibition is extended

The Belgravia Gallery in London has been hosting the Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom exhibition, which presents a selection of powerful artwork by Nelson Mandela to commemorate his distinguished life. The gallery is pleased to announce that the exhibition will now continue for an additional period of time and will not close its doors […]

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Bold Choices by Big Business: Corporate Art Surprises at Bonhams

Bold Choices by Big Business: Corporate Art Surprises at Bonhams

By REBECCA JARVEST  “Trust me,” glows a scribble of Barbie pink neon in characteristically erratic Tracey Emin scrawl. This brazen act of creativity is not what you would think might catch the eye of a multinational corporation. In a clever twist to kick off the New Year in style, a lavish exhibition at Bonhams declares […]

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Cocktails & Canvas: London’s Best Arty Bars This Summer

By REBECCA JARVEST We all know that the right décor adds that extra sparkle to make an evening truly special. Home to talented mixologists and world-class artists, London knows how to combine delicious drinks with visual experiences for a night to remember. Brighten your summer with cocktails and canvas by heading to the capital’s best […]

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A preview of stunning equestrian art by Nichola Eddery marks the start of Royal Ascot

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last night I attended the Private View of recent work by Nichola Eddery. The Honorary Chairman Sir Peter O’Sullevan CBE and The Directors of The Osborne Studio Gallery hosted an evening soiree to showcase the wonderful talent of this artist. Guests arriving at the Motcomb Street gallery were greeted by wine and […]

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Frances Daffern hosts an intimate private viewing of her art work

Last night the talented artist Frances Daffern invited a select number of guests to her home near Primrose Hill for an exclusive private viewing of her work. Her playful sculptures are not only bright and colourful but they also look good enough to eat! Frances grew up in North Yorkshire and  is a graduate of Goldsmiths College, […]