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Five Fine Art Favourites: November 2022

Five Fine Art Favourites: November 2022

/ Saturday 10th of December, 2022

Discover the five fine art favourites that have captured our imaginations this November.


1. ‘Moonlight Sparkle Across Whitby’ by Andrew Grant Kurtis. Oil on panel. 16” x 16”. £1,250

Chosen by: Philip Short, Director

“Andrew captures Whitby’s grand, haunting quality with aplomb. The limited palette, awash with indigo and turquoise, married with a loose and freeform technique, generate a work of startling atmosphere. A vivid, gripping painting, teeming with mystery.”


2. ‘Blue Tits’ by Natalie Stutely. Oil on panel. 12” x 12”. £1,485

Chosen by: Alan Short, Director

“An exquisite piece by Natalie. The delicate little birds bristle with life, peering out of the scene with bright, shining eyes. The variance between the sharp focus of the artist’s subjects and the soft focus of the frosty woodland beyond, offers a contemporary, photographic quality to a timeless scene of British wildlife.”


3. Walk on By, Walk on Through’ by Louise Hepworth-Wood. Acrylic on canvas. 39.5” x 39.5”. £1,195.

Chosen by: Deanna Dawkins, Gallery Manager

“To say Louise's paintings are statement pieces is an understatement. Bright, bold and buzzing with electricity, they bring a real sense of energy to any space in which they reside. I particularly love the colours of this piece. Intricately woven layers of silver, gold and turquoise harmonise together into an arresting masterpiece that lulls the viewer into a state of near hypnosis. If ever a painting was a siren's song, surely this must be it."


4. ‘In the Beginning II’ by Leon Leigh. Steel Sculpture. 4” x 19.5” x 4”. £1,800

Chosen by: Kirsty Maclennan, Gallery Assistant.

“Like a being from another world, I see Leon’s melancholic, evocative form as an individual in search of something, scouring desolate landscapes and frozen tundra. For all he is alone, there is something playful beneath the surface, something kind and gentle. I find this piece very touching. It has a transient, intangible quality that compels you to look and look again.”


5. ‘Finishing Touches’ by Amanda Jackson. Oil on panel. 10” x 10”. £795

Chosen by: Sarah Pearson Short, Gallery Assistant.

“The softness of this piece is what initially drew me in. The composition, with the young dancer’s bowed head at its centre, leads us into her inner world, the concentration, the anticipation, the hope for a winning performance. Amanda is as technically gifted and as gracefully poised as her fastidious subject.”


To find out more of our favourites, visit the gallery, drop us an email or strike up a conversation with a member of our friendly team on our live chat.