Tretchikoff Exhibition: Iziko South African National Gallery

The following press release has been sent to me by Natasha, grand-daughter of Vladimir Tretchikoff. How amazing would it be to get over there and see it?? “Hi, Tretchi was my grand dad. We are having a retrospective of original works next year in the South African National Gallery. See press release below… If you…

Meet ‘Clemence’ by MAIO

We found Clemence in a Belgian street market for two Euros. Two Euros! What a bargain. Well, she did come with a filthy, broken, sprayed-gold frame that we subsequently ripped off in The Great Unpack of Tina ’10. Clemence made it all the way back from the Continent to Glossop lying face down under half…

J.H. Lynch Print: Meet Lisa

There’s another woman in our house; another woman to steal Aidan’s affections. This one’s even got her chest out for him: Despite the printing’s name being ‘Autumn Leaves’ for some reason, we’ve taken to calling her ‘Lisa’. I think it might be marked on the back of the picture somewhere. I don’t really want to…

Louis Shabner Vintage Prints

As mentioned yesterday, Aidan bought a Louis Shabner print from a car boot sale last Sunday. Excuse me while I go to ask him how much he paid for it… It was one whole English pound. I’ve been doing a little bit of an internet search, just to see what information there is available about…

Vintage Prints by Tretchikoff and Others…

We’re starting to amass a fairly substantial collection of vintage prints in the house now. As well as this collection of ladies, we’ve got a few of the miniature Soulet prints, which no doubt will be making an appearance on here in the future! About two years ago, we went to a car boot sale…