At the start of each year, we're excited to see what we can achieve with our customers, staff and artists. And 2019 certainly didn't disappoint! Jam-packed with new releases, gallery openings and events, we're spoiled for choice for the best moments to pick.
Our Castle family is growing! In 2019 we opened a fantastic new gallery in Oxford and a modern 6000 sq. ft gallery space in Birmingham’s Mailbox, along with a stunning new gallery on London's South Molton Street. If you haven’t had the chance to visit your local gallery yet, be sure to add it to your list!
Lawrence Coulson celebrated two decades with our publisher Washington Green with two new personalisable limited edition artworks and a book. Like the rest of Lawrence’s portfolio, this collection reflects his enduring love of the British countryside.
He adds: “The Celebration exhibition, tour and book is something that I am very proud of. It encompasses all that I and my work have become. Time has flown by and I don’t think I would change a single element of it. Here’s to another 20 years!”
We were thrilled to visit Dan’s studio and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at his new collection, Modern Relics. He also shared an insight into his creative process.
He adds: "Over the last year, I have developed a technique of casting marble that gives it the right feel while also retaining the natural cracks and imperfections that are impossible to reproduce by painting. This alludes to my concept of these sculptures as a modern relic."
Counting celebrities like David Caruso, Andre Agassi and Whitney Houston among his collectors is Romero Britto, who visited the UK to launch his new diamond dust limited edition artworks. As usual, he created a stir and dazzled everyone with his bold Pop Art creations.
Lorenzo Quinn took this year’s Venice Biennale exhibition by storm with his new installation, ‘Building Bridges’. His monumental sculpture depicts six pairs of hands symbolising help, love, friendship, faith, wisdom and hope. Standing at 15 metres above the shipyards, the installation embodies humanity’s universal values and sends a message of unity.
Lorenzo says: “It is about the future of our children and future generations. It is about humanity.”
29/04/2019We caught up with the self-taught landscape artist to find out about his 20-year anniversary with our publisher, live-painting events and dinner with Prince Philip!
14/06/2019Recently unveiled at the 58th Venice Biennale, Building Bridges is contemporary Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn’s most ambitious project to date.
10/06/2019The Miami-based artist’s inspiring story takes him from a modest upbringing in Brazil to rubbing shoulders with the A-list. We celebrate his career highlights upon the launch of his five new diamond dust editions.
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