surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

"everything in painting has been done already, so why bother to paint at all." It is probably the 'realist' paintings of today that is easy to critic.  After all they'd say, what is the point of copying something in front of you, when we now have the digital camera? - To a large extent I… Continue reading surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

UK’s leading Art Magazine – Now has an excellent Artists Gallery

  issue number 11 is now on line to read free - this issue has two fantastic articles - Colin Taylor Part two of his wonderful 3-part essay on contemporary landscape and how to translate that popular genre into a vital and important work of art...part two discusses "what is seeing." - The second article… Continue reading UK’s leading Art Magazine – Now has an excellent Artists Gallery

Helping artists in more ways than one

In issue #8 of painters Tubes, we featured an artist who had submitted a number of works for consideration to be featured in the magazine. Most of the work were landscape paintings, and although they were excellent, they was not what TUBES were looking for, at the time. Landscape painting had been extensively covered in… Continue reading Helping artists in more ways than one

“defining the elemental” exhibition on show until 12th January 2019

Photograph below: Contemporary Artist, Denis Taylor in front of the installation at Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax, UK  The exhibition "defining the elemental is an exhibition of painting in the UK. The ten artists participating are showing authentic work that covers contemporary landscape, portraits and new abstract painting. The extensive venue is the Crossley Gallery which… Continue reading “defining the elemental” exhibition on show until 12th January 2019