Two October Fairs : Chester and Bruton

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Thomas Spencer Fine Art will be exhibiting at two upcoming fairs this October:

The Chester Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair

11- 13th October 2019

The County Grandstand ,Chester Racecourse
Chester, Cheshire
CH1 2LY

Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair

18-20 October 2019

Haynes International, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH


For complimentary tickets via email please send a message to info@thomasspencerfineart.co.uk

Picture: A tile from Salvador Dali’s “La Suite Catalane” set of 6 tiles produced in 1954. In original box bearing stamp.

Olympia Winter Art and Antiques Fair 2019

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Thomas Spencer Fine Art will be exhibiting at the Olympia Winter Art and Antiques Fair 2019. Thank you to everyone who came out to the summer version of the fair and helped make it such a success! We look forward to returning.

For complimentary tickets for the preview evening and regular entry please email info@thomasspencerfineart.co.uk

Previous customers will receive their invitations automatically.

Thomas Spencer Fine Art Show in Bath

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Thomas Spencer Fine Art is proud to announce ‘Prologue’ the first in two planned shows at 44AD Artspace in Bath. The show will run from the 15th - 20th of December in the downstairs gallery. ‘Prologue’ will showcase four young rising British artists: Ben Reader, Miranda Carins, Jess Power and Luke Samuel.

All four artists’ styles compliment and contrast with one another perfectly.  This show can be seen as a precursor to a larger show that will take place at 44AD in February 2019. This show will also feature Reader, Carins, Power and Samuel along with several other emerging British artists. For further details please contact info@thomasspencerfineart.co.uk

15th -20th December 2018      

 44AD Artspace 4 Abbey St.  Bath,  BA1 1NN

11am-6pm

Jess Power and 20th Century Design News

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We are pleased to add Jess Power to our growing roster of contemporary artists. Jess is a London born artist who first studied in Bristol and then received a first class honours degree from The University of Brighton. Since graduating she has taken part in national and international residencies.

 In her own words:

‘My practice explores deconstructed forms of language using reactionary, improvised, process lead mark making. I use a symbolic visual language inspired by ancient sculpture, images of metamorphosis and classical content that sits in opposition to the experimental processes of my practice. I hope to provoke a dialogue of conflict between imagery and materiality. By re-contextualising the anthropocentric themes and symbols of art history, I aim to deconstruct notions of “self” and “ego” and in turn explore the naturally chaotic happenings that define our lives, and that therefor define painting.’

Jess’s work will be shown in December at 44AD in Bath along with works by Miranda Carins and Ben Reader. More details on this show to follow in the coming weeks.

In other news we have branched out into a number of 20th century design pieces. At recent shows many visitors have requested to purchase furniture that was brought along as stand decoration but was not for sale. Due to the high number of inquiries we will be selling a limited number of 20th century design pieces - a new section will be added to the website very soon.



Ben Reader at Thomas Spencer Fine Art

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We are pleased to add Ben Reader to our roster of contemporary artists. Ben Reader is a Cornish artist from Penzance. He later moved to London to study Fine Art at Camberwell where his figurative style flourished. Reader has travelled throughout Europe and taken residences in Portugal and Leipzig as well as having exhibited in England. He is currently in the US working on his new book 'Lyonesse'. Several of his works can be viewed in the artworks section of the website and via the link below. More works will be added in the coming months.

Exhibitions

2017, Jardins Vermelhos, Candelabro,Porto
2017 , Gaivota, De Liceiras, Porto
2017 , Art Awards, Clyde and Co, London
2016, Retratos de artistas, De Liceiras, Porto
2016, Degree show , Camberwell College of Arts, London
2015, Nudes, PZ Gallery, Cornwall
2014, Arcade, Peckham, London
2014, Jubilee Art show. PZ gallery, Cornwall
2013, First year painting show, Camberwell College of Arts , London
2012, The RBA Award Winners, Royal society of British Artists, London
2012, Foundation exhibition, Treguy, Cornwall