Press Releases

Book Launch

Aug 20, 2014 15:20 BST Sims Gallery The new book “Borlase Smart – a life in Art” (ISBN 9781291959079) has been launched, with copies on offer throughout the forthcoming exhibition of the artist's work in St Ives at the promotional price of £12 (RRP £19.99). The book includes reproductions of 100 works and a fascinating reappraisal of the artist's oeuvre. It is available to purchase at the promotional price at www.borlase-smart.co.uk

A feast for the eyes to be unveiled at the Museum of Contemporary Art:“An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”

Aug 20, 2014 09:44 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway The exhibition “An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”, set to open at the Museum of Contemporary Art on 12 September, allows the public to experience painting in the contemporary art of thirteen leading international and Norwegian artists. The exhibition will display a total of fifty-three paintings, most of which are recent works from the past three years.

The End of an Era...

Aug 16, 2014 18:26 BST Sims Gallery An important selling exhibition at the Crypt gallery in St Ives (6th to 26th September) marks the end of an era for both artist and organiser.

Lost painting discovered in build-up to St Ives exhibition

Aug 16, 2014 18:20 BST Sims Gallery A lost painting by the British artist Robert Borlase Smart (1881-1947) was recently discovered whilst preparing works for a forthcoming exhibition. The painting was last seen in 1929 when it was exhibited at the Royal Academy, it had also been exhibited in 1928 at the Royal West of England Academy. The painting had been covered by another canvas, which was slightly later in date.

"Unity in Diversity" Art exhibtion. A solo show by Mas.s in Levanto, Italy.

Aug 05, 2014 09:02 BST Mas.s From the 6th to the 12th of September Mas.s is to show more then 20 paintings in the Old City Hall of the delightful coastal town of Levanto in Italy.He says:"I am thrilled by this wonderful opportunity to share my gift in Italy.This is a perfect platform to show"Unity in Diversity",both in the world at large and in my art.Focussing on what binds us and not on what divides us."Very current indeed.

"Home of Inspiration" art exhibition comes to Central London.

Jul 21, 2014 20:37 BST Mas.s Mas.s,the original Dutch artist,has brought the "Home of Inspiration" art exhibiton back from Brussels.He can look back on an extended and very successful 5 week solo exposition during the recent European Elections.Five of his works can now be admired in Mount Street in Mayfair.In the central corridor of the Presbytery of Farm Street Church.Arguably one of the most beautiful churches in Britain.

Teenagers create artwork to educate public about mental illness

Jul 15, 2014 15:34 BST Bury Council Young people on an in-patient mental health unit have created compelling images based on their experiences.

PRESS INVITATION - Solar Weekend 31. July - 3. Aug 2014, Roermond - The Netherlands

Jul 09, 2014 20:11 BST Solar Weekend Festival ROERMOND 13 June 2014; Invitation Press - coming to Solar Weekend Festival

Sverre Fehn’s Venice pavilion drawings to be shown for the first time

Jun 12, 2014 07:14 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway Sverre Fehn’s original drawings for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice will be presented alongside Ferruzzi’s gorgeous black-and-white photographs of the building. The exhibition Venice: Fehn’s Nordic Pavilion will be on display 20 June–31 December 2014 at the National Museum – Architecture.

All Holiday Tickets for Solar Weekend sold out   (day and weekend tickets still available )

Jun 05, 2014 07:01 BST Solar Weekend Festival EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS – Like previous editions, all Holiday Tickets which give full access to the Solar Weekend Festival and beach camping from July 31st to August 3rd have sold out well in advance, the organization Extrema announced today. The creative festival Solar Weekend takes place for the tenth time this year at the Maasplassen near Roermond.