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Summer Sillies

Undeflected by the fact that there’s an unusually high number of good shows on this August (see HERE) this month is traditionally the one in which to report on silly things.

International household names including Grayson Perry, Maggie Hambling, Oliver Jeffers, Peter Blake, Harland Miller, Gilbert & George and a host of Royal Academicians such as Ken Howard RA, Mick Rooney RA, John Wragg RA, Rebecca Salter RA, Paul Huxley RA and Steven Farthing RA, as well as emerging talent are within the 400 plus postcard sized artworks up for auction.

Don’t Miss: Art On a Postcard’s secret auction.

International household names including Grayson Perry, Maggie Hambling, Oliver Jeffers, Peter Blake, Harland Miller, Gilbert & George and a host of Royal Academicians such as Ken Howard RA, Mick Rooney RA, John Wragg RA, Rebecca Salter RA, Paul Huxley RA and Steven Farthing RA, as well as emerging talent are within the 400 plus postcard sized artworks up for auction.

Daniel’s Value and Ideas #82: The Punk Potter and the Philosopher’s Moan

August is a quiet time in the artworld. Galleries have summer shows that drag on, nothing new opens and everyone who can afford to take a month off goes on holiday. The rest of us are still here, not exactly slaving away because there’s nothing to slave at, but languishing in the doldrums. Now the first shards of light are starting to creep through…

PREVIEW: Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk

This summer Turner Contemporary presents Provincial Punk, a focussed survey exhibition rooted in the development of Grayson Perry’s practice in the early-1980s and the idea of ‘Provincial Punk’ as an anti-elitist and teasingly unfashionable spirit of creativity that has consistently driven his practice.

fig-2: A New Art exhibition every week for 2015

Fifteen years ago a Soho warehouse hosted 50 art events in 50 weeks. Writers, architects and even milliners exhibited alongside both famous, and unknown, artists. As the project is revived for 2015, Nicholas Wroe talks to its curators about capturing the spirit of the times

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