1.Trust your Instinct Only buy something you love looking at. Scientists have said that people make a connection within the first second they see a piece of art. The question shouldn’t be “Could I live with it?” but “Could I live without it?”. 2. Delve into the History of the Artist Most artists have great [...]
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On 22 March Dantzig launched a pop-up exhibition of Pablo Picasso at South Moreton Boxing Club. Not as unusual a choice of location as it might seem - as our Oxford Times article from this week's paper makes clear (reproduced below) Pablo Picasso was a colossus of 20th century culture. He also felt strongly [...]
On 1 March Dantzig Gallery hosted the preview party of a new exhibition, Picasso Baby. The gallery was suitably packed out, despite heavy snow and temperatures at about minus five. Our exhibition featured original drawings and linocuts by Picasso, alongside classic posters and lithographs. The exhibitions transfers for a pop-up show at South Moreton Boxing [...]
POP ART has been much in the spotlight in recent years. Punters have enjoyed a vibrant exhibition of pop from around the world at Tate Modern, while locally, there have been powerful displays of work by Andy Warhol at both the Ashmolean Museum and Modern Art Oxford, says Dave Davies. I was a bit further [...]
From 26 January - 4 February Dantzig Gallery is delighted to host 600 Years of Art History, a unique exhibition co-curated by Dantzig Director Dave Davies, and Oxford University art historian Monica Tonella. Their long-term goal is to kickstart a project which will see similar exhibitions taking place around the globe. It is hoped that, [...]
Pop Art laid down its roots in post-war Britain when young artists such as Peter Blake began to embrace the glamour of US popular culture in their work. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, superstar artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein carried the momentum further - elevating everything from soup tins to comic books [...]
2018 promises to be an exciting year for exhibitions. Here are Dantzig's pick of six of the best from around the UK, including major retrospectives of artists whose work is available at the gallery. Patrick Heron @ Tate St Ives 19 May - 9 September Located in the new building at Tate St Ives, this [...]
Rumour has it that, despite having announced his retirement in 1997, Sir Peter Blake can still be spotted travelling to and from his studio on the number 94 bus. Earlier this week it was announced that the 85-year old artist is busy designing a mural for Turnham Green tube station in West London. Scheduled [...]
Déjeuners Lithograph, 1962 Introduction to Picasso lithographs As well as making use of etchings and aquatints, Picasso also created many lithographs in his lifetime. Lithography differs from etching and engraving in that it is a comparatively flat, or planographic, process. In this sense rather than relying on the curvature of the printmaking surface, [...]
David Freud at Dantzig https://www.boredpanda.com/sigmund-freuds-great-grandson-makes-artwork-to-explore-our-inner-world/