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Troika: today’s in-demand pottery

25 February 2013

The 50th anniversary of the founding of the Troika Pottery in St Ives has inspired a new book and exhibition which has shone the spotlight on this collecting field.



Barnes collection brings Joy

02 October 2012

Joy Barnes (b.1912), a life-long artist and local Somerset resident who turns 100 next month, was present in the saleroom to watch her collection of Modern British art and studio ceramics sold by Greenslade Taylor Hunt in Taunton.

Art Market


Cornish coup as Hepworth sells for £60,000

10 August 2009

This 113/4in (29cm) high slate sculpture titled Maquette for Large Sculpture: Four-Square (Four-Circle) was the first that Penzance auctioneer David Lay had offered for sale.


Gallery looks back to early Lucian Freud

11 August 2008

A MAJOR loan exhibition of early works by Lucian Freud (b.1922) will run from October 9 to December 12 at the St James’s gallery of Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, 38 Bury Street, London SW1.


Styles may subtly alter but the Grosvenor remains the best of British

03 June 2004

OPENING with a grand private preview on June 8, and continuing until June 15, for the 70th year the Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair will run at The Great Room of the Grosvenor House hotel on Mayfair’s Park Lane. And, no doubt, it will show, once again, why it is the country’s top fair and one of the world’s top antiques events.

…about those who liked to be beside the sea

24 October 2003

Creating A Splash: The St Ives Society of Artists – The First 25 years (1927-1952) by David Tovey, published by Wilson Books, 11-13 Mill Bank, Tewkesbury, Glos GL20 5SD. Tel: 01684 850898 email: ISBN 0953836339 £35 sb