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It’s Make Me an Offer Weekend!

By Richard Turkington | 30/05/2020 | 0 Comments

This is the final weekend of our 10% off sale but even better, I’m now inviting you to make me an offer for any artwork, during the day on 07714 106386 or by email at any time until midnight on Sunday at: richard@fiftiesart.com Now it’s your turn to suggest a ‘best price’ – so let’s…

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Offering a new collection of affordable and original mid-century prints

By Richard Turkington | 11/07/2014

Russell Sidney Reeve (1895-1970) was a talented artist and etcher who was very active in the mid-century period. He began life as an architect then attended the Slade School of Art where he further developed his skills in drawing. Reeve lived in London but had strong connections with the countryside, especially with Suffolk. Reeve exhibited…

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So when did the fifties become ‘mid-century’?

By Richard Turkington | 11/07/2014

Whilst the early twentieth century is clearly associated with Art Nouveau and the inter-war period with Art Deco, the distinctive designs from the post-war period have lacked a similar identity. This is about to change as the term ‘mid-century’ gains wider currency. Although the century is not obvious, the first of a 2 part article…

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