Archive for the 'Print' Category

05
Aug
11

Contemporary Limited Edition Prints

Limited Edition Prints from Richard Thorn

Limited Edition prints from British artist Richard Thorn

Latest Limited Edition Print News

The expanding range of Limited Edition Prints at Red Rag Gallery has received another boost with the introduction of new prints from British artist Richard Thorn.

Richard Thorn is a highly successful British artist who was born and still lives in the West Country. Growing up living close to the sea and the rich Devon landscape has had an ongoing influence on Richard’s art work. His is consistently drawn to the majesty and grandeur of his native South Devon landscapes and seascapes.

Richard Thorn studied art at the Newton Abbot School of Art in the 1960’s. His early career was in music sector and he became an accomplished Jazz Guitarist. In the early 1980’s Richard Thorn began painting professionally. Since then he has produced many paintings and limited edition prints of the beautiful Devon and Cornish landscape and coastline. Like many British artists Richard has been drawn to the “quality of light” that the region is known for.

Richard is an intuitive artist, preferring to paint from ‘feeling’ rather than an academic standpoint. He creates paintings and limited edition prints using dramatic splashes of tone and colour succesfully capturing the bright and suffuse light. His paintings and limited edition prints have been shown in many British art exhibitions and galleries and his work is increasingly appreciated by UK art collectors and by those further afield.

The latest prints are a limited edition series of 195 for each print. For further details please contact the gallery.

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21
Jul
11

Art prints and Limited Edition Prints

Limited Edition print 'Dancing Queens' by Adam Barsby

Limited Edition Print News

Global Art Prints has just released four new limited edition prints from successful British artist Adam Barsby. Barsby who has been painting professionally since the mid 1990’s studied and graduated at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Maidstone. Since then he has exhibited at many prestigious UK art galleries producing many highly sought after original paintings which have been reproduced as a range of limited editions prints and original silkscreen prints.

Adam Barsby art prints display his unique view of the world captured by the use of simplified stylised images and rich colours. Inspiration for Barsby’s art work and limited edition prints comes from many sources. The latest art prints are situational observations capturing the fun and movement of three party loving girls in exaggerated poses. There are four new Limited Edition Prints now available from Global Art Prints. They are all produced on canvas and the edition series is limited to 95.

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15
Mar
11

New Limited Edition Prints

Limited Edition Print: Anna Pugh 'A Good Book'

Latest Limited Edition Print News

The range of Limited Edition Prints at Red Rag Gallery has just been expanded with four new art prints from talented British artist Anna Pugh

The four new Limited Edition Prints are now available from leading art gallery Red Rag. Anna Pugh was born in 1938 and is now one of the leading British folk artists. Her limited edition prints are in the collections of many British and European art collectors. The latest limited edition prints are guaranteed to expand the ever growing list of art admirers and collectors.

Anna Pugh limited edition prints display touches of the surreal. Few British artists equal her ability to record natural phenomena and to invigorate it with such persuasive illusion. Her Limited Edition Prints have the freshness and irreverent vitality of life lived close to nature. They are prints that people enjoy living with, recording the countryside; the flora and fauna and the changing seasons.

The latest prints are limited to 95 prints in the series. For further details please contact the gallery.

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04
Dec
10

British Art Exhibition: Andrew Macara solo show

British art: Andrew Macara 'Green Trees and Snow'

The Andrew Macara solo art show at Red Rag closes this weekend.

Born in 1944 Andrew Macara studied art for a short period with Leonard Fuller at the St Ives School of Painting in Cornwall, but he is very much a self taught artist. Today Macara has developed into one of the leading present day figurative British artists. He has a distinctive style of painting and a passion for capturing light and shade in his art works. This has brought him considerable success

For the latest paintings at Red Rag Macara travelled the UK producing appealing paintings of the British landscape and marine scenes. His art works are uplifting and the inclusion of children in many of his paintings strengths the sense of fun and joy.

Also featured at the art show is a showing of Andrew Macara Limited Edition Prints

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14
May
10

Etchings from Karolina Larusdottir

Etchings from Karolina Larusdottir

Red Rag has shown the paintings of artist Karolina Larusdottir for many years. Now the gallery is promoting collectible etchings with fifteen Karolina Larusdottir Limited Edition Prints added to the Red Rag range.

Karolina Larudottir studied contemporary art at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford between1965 to 1967. In 1986 she was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painter–Printmakers in 1996. Larusdottir’s unique vision of both her Icelandic homeland and England have won her a deservedly high reputation in the fields of contemporary British art.

In many paintings and etchings Karolina Larusdottir creates a world of her own, with imaginary people in strange situations, often floating, carrying rainbows or being visited by angels. Often Karolina’s contemporary art pieces contain a wry humour that enhances the surreal and timeless qualities she creates when dealing with her favourite subject – people.

Karolina Larusdotir successes include many solo and mixed art shows at prestigious exhibitions of modern art in Britain, Europe, Africa and USA. In 1993 and again in 1997 the Royal Academy used her paintings to advertise the Summer exhibition. She is the recipient of many art prizes and her art works appear in many private and corporate art collections, including The Vatican, Rome and HRH Queen Elizabeth.

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02
Apr
10

David Farrant art at Red Rag Gallery

'David Farrant - Time for a Drink'

British artist: David Farrant

Today we are featuring one of the leading British Artists David Farrant who was born in London in 1938.

David Farrant studied art at St. Martin’s, London. Following his training he has developed an impressive career which included art exhibitions at major British Art Galleries including the National Portrait Gallery and at the Mall Gallery in London with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. He established a reputation as one of the finest British painters of portraiture in the country.

Today David Farrant no longer paints portraits preferring to concentrate on his figurative painting. He works in Oil and Acrylic often on a large format so that his paintings have ‘presence’ in the domestic environment. David tries to hint at a story in the composition of each painting, but it is the impact of light and especially sunlight which is a constant inspiration to him.

Like Hopper or Vettriano, David Farrant’s primary inspiration stems from everyday scenes of human interaction. Using these day to day images and outstanding observational skills Farrant creates wonderful paintings with muted colours and complex shadows. His preferred medium is either acrylics or oils, and his large-scale compositions have a huge impact whether displayed in a corporate or a domestic environment.

Talking about his art works David Farrant says: “I like to think my paintings work on two levels – firstly, and in a formal sense, as compositions in which strong tonal contrast, accents of colour and simplification of form are key elements. Secondly, and in a narrative sense, I hope they carry a mood and the possibility of an unfinished story which the viewer can share”.

David Farrant original paintings are now a welcome addition to the art galleries in Bath and are showing at Red Rag in Brock Street. Also at the Bath Art Gallery are David Farrant Limited Edition Prints.

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25
Mar
10

Limited Edition Prints

Limited Edition Print 'Morris and Kitty' by Paul Robinson

This week we have been featuring British artists who have their art work published as Limited Edition Prints . Limited Edition Prints have become increasingly popular. A major factor in the growth of limited edition prints has been the development of Giclee technology.

The word Giclée (pronounced zhee-klay) comes from the French “le gicleur” meaning “nozzle”. It is most probably derived from the French verb gicler meaning to squirt or spray. In modern British art usage it refers to refers to art made by the spray of ink from a very highly specialised large format inkjet which are used to create art prints and limited edition prints. The majority of Red Rag Gallery limited edition prints are giclee art prints.

Today’s featured Limited Edition Print artist is Paul Robinson . Robinson was born in Penrith, Cumbria in 1959. He studied Fine Art at Carlisle College of Art.

Paul Robinson paints in a distinctive naive style. Inspiration for his work comes from the East Anglian landscape with great expanse of sea and sky and the people who are found in the area. Titles in Robinson’s limited edition print series include: French Lieutenant’s Aunty; Narcissus; Lady With Dog and Newspaper and Weekenders

Paul Robinson limited edition prints are available from the Red Rag Bath Art Gallery. For further details email the gallery or

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