The London Original Print Fair
23 April 2013
'Try Not To Always Think The Worst' (Working Proof)
20 colour screen print on 410 gsm Somerset Tub Sized Paper
98 x 72 cm
Edition of 125
The London Original Print Fair is the longest-running specialist print fair in the world, celebrating its 28th anniversary at the Royal Academy of Arts this year. The fair was founded by Gordon Cooke, a Director of The Fine Art Society and a Modern British print specialist, with the aim of showcasing ground-breaking work created in this medium. This exciting event will present diverse work covering all periods in print-making, from Dürer woodcuts to graphic pieces by David Hockney, and is a must-see for collectors of printed editions. 50 specialist exhibitors including several John Jones clients will feature stands at the event, here’s a snapshot of who we’re most looking forward to seeing:
Jealous Gallery (Stand 46)
Dealers and publishers of limited edition prints, Jealous Gallery exhibit the work of emerging and established artists from varied schools, movements and styles including Charming Baker and Adam Dix.
Advanced Graphics (Stand 18)
Advanced Graphics is both a studio, specialising in screenprinting and woodblocking techniques, and a gallery, showing original limited edition prints, paintings, drawings and monoprints. Their impressive list of represented artists includes Craigie Aitchison and Ray Richardson.
The Fine Art Society (Stand 13)
The Fine Art Society is one of the world’s oldest art dealerships, with premises in both London and Edinburgh. Established in 1876, the gallery will exhibit impressive British works by the likes of CRW Nevinson and James McNeil Whistler.
Rebecca Hossack Gallery (Stand 20)
Championing original western and non-western art across three galleries in London and New York, Rebecca Hossack and was the first European gallerist to exhibit Australian aboriginal artists.
The exhibition itself will run alongside a series of talks with the likes of illustrator Quentin Blake and Royal Academician Chris Orr. The fair is open for public view 25th – 28th April and includes a young collectors evening on Friday 26th April. Tickets are available for just £12.