East Anglian art in Aldeburgh
This oil on board, Jumbo’s Place, Early Spring, Iken, is among the works featured in an exhibition on Hugh Boycott-Brown (1909-90) at Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh. The show comprises a small collection of works by the East Anglian painter and runs from March 18-April 2.
On April 8 the gallery opens an exhibition of Contemporary art by selected members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
Women 'on the rise'
Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day are both in March, and some galleries have marked the occasions with catalogues or shows.
Peter Harrington, for example, has launched a catalogue dedicated to female thinkers, writers and pioneers. The gallery says that since launching its first catalogue dedicated to women in 2019 with interest in and prices for these authors on the rise.
Grosvenor Prints has compiled a list of 10 of the best prints based on the work of female artists, including an image by Angelica Kauffman. Further exhibitions can be found at Cromwell Place and HOFA Gallery.
New dimension to an Old Master
Peter Harrison Fine Art has attributed this 17th century biblical scene to Giulio Carpioni (1613-78). Best known for his Bacchanal scenes, Carpioni has many works in public collections.
This picture, Joseph Pardons his Brothers, is a large-scale, privately commissioned, religious painting, which adds a new dimension to the artist’s known output. The attribution was confirmed by Prof Bernard Aikema, and the picture is available for £12,000.
Iwamoto moves to Hollis Taggart
Hollis Taggart has announced its representation of the estate of Japanese-American artist Ralph Iwamoto (1927- 2013), known mostly for his abstract and minimalist paintings. The New York City gallery is set to hold an exhibition spanning his career next month.