Galleries - December 2015

Rosemary Cook SWA w Rosemary Cook’s characterful limited edition sculptures of dogs and people are widely collected and make ideal presents - especially for dog lovers. Broad variety of breeds from miniature dachshunds to Irish wolfhounds, cast either in traditional bronze or more economical bronze resin. Prices from £125-£2,250 (resin), £990-£8,100 (bronze). A Rosemary Cook dog is for Christmas - or any other occasion. t. 01728 687481 Rosemary Cook ‘Lucy, Wirehaired Dachshund’ bronze resin ed. of 35, foundry bronze ed. of 12, 11h x 20l x 9d ins The Russell Gallery w The Russell Gallery celebrates its 14th Christmas and New Year Exhibition with over 40 artists, lots of new ones to look out for and prices from £300 upwards. The show constantly changes. We open on 26 November with a PV in the evening and continue until 31 January 2016. The gallery closes 24 December and reopens Saturday 16 January. 12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 1JP Tue-Sat 10-5.30 t. 020 8780 5228 Jenny Wheatley ‘Sea View’ 28 x 28in, oil on canvas, £2,950 David Armitage Studio w Following ‘A Decade of Colour’, David Armitage’s show at Eastbourne’s Birley Centre, he joined the ranks of great abstract painters and, in PPRA Phillip King’s opinion is “a supreme colourist”. His large scale canvases and smaller works were praised for “intensely brooding yet exuberant use of colour and imaginative exploration of iconic subjects”. One critic said “the sheer visceral, expressive force behind these gorgeous pieces . . . they are simply breathtaking.” Long Cottage, Graywood, East Hoathly, East Sussex BN8 6QP visitors welcome by appointment t. 01825 873477 David Armitage ‘Codex 1’ The Stour Gallery Winter Exhibition from 21 November. Works can be taken at the time of purchase. Running into the New Year there is new work to view throughout the festive season. Artists include Angela A’Court, James Campbell, Jessica Cooper, Wendy Hughes, Libby January, Heidi Konig, John Pickering, Simon Pooley and more. Paintings, original prints, ceramics, glass, sculpture, jewellery and work by Royal Academicians. Please see our website for images and information. 10 High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warks CV36 4AJ Mon-Sat 10.5.30, closed Thu t. 01608 664411 John Pickering ‘Tree, House’ 30 x 30cm PrintsGB The idea - was created to promote the work of Contemporary British Printmakers to a wider audience through a single web site which focuses on traditional printmaking techniques. Editions of all work are strictly limited by agreement with the artist. Some works are held in stock but the majority are ordered from the artist and maybe specially printed. Early ordering in time for Christmas recommended. t. 07957 92675 4 Chris Salmon ‘Laughing Dog’ Sansom & Company Sansom & Company, publishers of books on Modern British art. We are offering 40% off all our books, any number of titles or quantity of books (free p&p). Artists include Banksy, Terry Frost, William Gear, Kurt Jackson, Laura Knight, Alice Mumford, Tessa Newcomb, Graham Sutherland, Keith Vaughan. Visit our website and use code 40 at checkout. Valid until 31 January 2016. t 0117 973 7207 book cover ‘Brothers in Arms, John and Paul Nash and the Aftermath of the Great War’ by Paul Gough 14 GALLERIES CHRISTMAS 2015