There's been a bit of a buzz at our Weybridge gallery today with the arrival of two beautiful originals by Ben Payne.
Many great painters have been classically trained, but there is also a noble tradition of the self-taught artist coming from a different background entirely: their 'other life' gives a different perspective to the art.
While art has always been an enormous part of Payne's life (particularly his artist mother), Ben studied in Psychology, working with Autistic Children as a Behavioural Therapist.
This manifests itself in Ben's art as a purity and innocence that has been a joy to behold when photographing these originals. Blending both figurative and abstract qualities, these simple, striking pieces speak of great things to come!
Sleeping Beauty is the first circular portrait edition by Kerry Darlington. Drawing inspiration from the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm following from the success of last years piece in the Folklore collection Goldilocks.
Galloping at lightning speed, a mythical unicorn leaves a trail of pop iconography blazing in its wake. As Lhouette’s flagship representative, Wyecliffe Galleries are proud to unveil ‘Show Me Something Real’.
The artist’s first major release since ‘Knight Nurse’ smashed estimates at Sotheby’s London. Hugely anticipated, the work is available as a hand finished boutique edition as well as a Deluxe