Posts by Richard Turkington

Robert Tavener: a Centenary Exhibition

Born on the 6th July 1920, Robert Tavener was a wonderfully creative printmaker whose linocuts, lithographs or screenprint are bold, colourful and often playful, his signature blackbird and burning sun recur throughout his work. This exhibition brings together over 30 prints at competitive prices which reflect the range of his work which is increasingly collected.…

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It’s Make Me an Offer Weekend!

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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50 New Artworks – 10% off all Stock – and Payment by Instalment now Available

We’ve just added 50 new artworks to the website including original art and limited edition prints by John Piper (see ‘Yellow Flowers’ above), Robert Tavener (‘Chanctonbury Ring’ below), Rupert Shephard and Julian Trevelyan. All the new works can be viewed here: https://fiftiesart.com/product-category/new-stock/ Recognising the difficult times we’re living in, we’ve reduced everything by 10% throughout…

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Fifties Art and the COVID-19 Crisis

I am pleased to reassure you that, whilst all exhibitions and fairs are currently cancelled, we are still able to offer artworks through our website by arranging collection from Fifties Art and delivery to you by courier. The only limitation is that couriers are currently unwilling to collect packages larger than one metre in length,…

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Come and Join us at the 2020 Connect Art Fair!

We’re delighted to be taking part in ‘Connect – The Independent Art Fair’ in January/February 2020. ‘Connect’ offers a wide range of quality, vetted artworks from over 30 dealers, including many specialists in 20th century art. The 2020 theme is ‘London Calling’ and we will be exhibiting original prints and paintings on this theme and…

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London In Post-War Art

London In Post War

We are delighted to be returning to the Framers Gallery in December for a special exhibition showcasing ‘London In Post-War Art’.   The capital underwent huge change in the period between the 1940s and 1970s with the repair of bomb damage, large-scale redevelopment, the appearance of modern architecture and emergence of new lifestyles, not least…

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John Piper in Malvern

About The Exhibition   We are delighted to bring our recent John Piper exhibition held in London to Elmslie House in Malvern. Over 60 exhibits will be offered for sale including colourful fabrics, limited edition prints, original drawings and paintings, and including several exhibits not featured in the London show.   John Piper is one…

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An Interview With the Founder – Richard Turkington

John Piper Painting

Now in its fifth year, Fifties Art is preparing for an upcoming exhibition in The London Framers Gallery which will feature well known mid-century artist, John Piper. The exhibition will include over 80 original works, each with the distinctive and colourful style that the artist is known for.   Fifties Art founder, Richard Turkington turned…

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John Piper Exhibition

John Piper Exhibition

The exhibition   We are delighted to announce a major John Piper exhibition showing over 80 of his artworks. Taking place at The Framers Gallery, London from September 10th, the six day show will provide a chance to view fabrics, limited edition prints, paintings and drawings from this well-known British artist. All pieces will be…

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