A great weekend at the Chester Art Fair where not only did I sell a few pieces but I met some brilliant people who loved my work. Thanks to the stand visitors and to the organisers for an excellent 3 days. I enjoyed this SO much that I have already booked for November 2020. I [...]
The full range of my work is now available through Saatchi Art, the world's leading online art gallery. Original works as well as fine art prints reproduced by Saatchi art, are shown online and I hope you will browse and find something you like! Click through to https://www.saatchiart.com/barryladen for more details.
It would be a pleasure to have your company at the private viewing of the twenty-seventh edition of Parallax ‘Art’ Fair, which takes place at the imposing Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street (just off Kensington High Street), London, W8 7NX on Friday 18th October, 7.30pm. The dress code is business/casual. Carriages will be at 9.30pm. [...]
Entitled "OCD on the QT", this 1.5m x 1.2m sized work took three full weeks to complete and comprises more than 10,000 brushstrokes. It is now available to view in Woodford Green and will be shown at Surrey 2020 on 13-15 March at Sandown Racecourse.
The weekend of the 13-15 September saw the New Artist Fair taking over a large unit at The Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane Shoreditch. Lot of new contacts made and interest in my work so hopefully there will be some great after-event sales or commissions.
It was a pleasure to show work at my first art fair in Aberdeen last weekend. Not only did I sell two paintings, but also made so many new contacts and learned lots from my neighbours. Also a great article in the Aberdeen Evening Express the night before the show opened, featuring an image of [...]
I have just handed over "The Red Ensign" to my first commission client. The brief was only - the red ensign flag - the flag of the Merchant Navy as he is a retired officer. I thought it was too obvious to put the flag on a ship but with my style of crowds and [...]
I am so pleased to have been accepted as an exhibitor at three art fairs... They are: 1. Aberdeen Art fair at the wonderfully restored Aberdeen Music Hall. Come and visit me Friday 30th August - Sunday September 1st 2. New Artist Fair at Brick Lane's Truman Brewery in London. Dates are Friday 13th - Sunday [...]
Delighted to be producing new works in my Dopamine series. This piece is called "Harvest Festival". I can now confirm that I will show works at two art fairs later in the year. The first is the Aberdeen Art Fair (30 Aug - 1 Sept) and then the Parallax Art Fair at Chelsea Old Town [...]
Delighted that my small new work, "All about Nick" has been well received at the owner's house near Biarritz, France. This new style focuses purely on my existing style of brushstrokes but using a range of specific colours to represent elements of the subject's life. Lots more to come!