Tucked in beside the college’s monumental quadrangles, the Picture Gallery struggles to draw attention to itself. Its unassuming entrance, in fact, is only distinguishable from a residential door by a pair of sign posts.
Two fashion drawings for Edward Molyneux By Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Pencil on paper Hand-signed by the artist
Firstly we would like to congratulate all who entered the annual Aidan Meller Art Prize with Headington School. It was a tough task judging such a talented group of individuals.
What is Folk Art? Folk Art, or naïve art, is becoming popular – with L.S Lowry and the American folk artist Edward Hicks selling for over $4 million? Why is it popular? It’s Art that connects us with the history of the ordinary people and their daily lives. We gain insight into our present through…
Our Valentine’s Day Featured Artwork A rare opportunity to own an artwork by the artist who taught and worked with John Constable and William Blake. Our featured artwork this week is by one of the first Royal Academy students, Thomas Stothard. It is perfect as a Valentine’s Gift.
Now in our third year, the Aidan Meller Art Prize for St. Edwards School is proud to help support young talent in Oxford. The students exhibited within our viewing space at 13 Turl Street alongside original work by the likes of Henry Moore, Lynn Chadwick, Terry Frost and many others.
We have a very exciting sketch here at the gallery – attributed to William Holman Hunt. He was a founder of the first avant-garde art movement, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood along with John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. We believe we have a sketch for one of the most famous Pre-Raphaelite paintings ever made –…
The year ahead holds an abundance of opportunities for art lovers. We have found 12 months worth of exhibition essentials to help get you started and we plan to add to this list as we discover anything that cannot be missed.
We are very excited to have moved our gallery to 13 Turl Street. This unique space that once supplied the street with newspapers and confectionery now holds original and rare works of art by the world’s most exciting artists.
True beginnings When did modern art begin in England? For years art historians have discussed this controversial subject, trying to trace back the birth of British modernism.
Aidan Meller gallery presents a major exhibition that celebrates the inventiveness and emotional range of British Modernism. On display are works from two radical generations of painters and sculptors that continue to influence artists today.
Surrealism: NOUN. [mass noun] A twentieth-century avant-garde movement in art … which sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind …
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