With a photograph taken of the canvas every 30 minutes, this stop frame animation film shows the creation of the large work "Barcode Geo". Demonstrating the time, patience and skill going into making this painting, the canvas was filmed over 3 weeks and took 17 days to create. Using over 30,000 dots of paint across [...]
The largest art fair outside of London comes to Sandown Race Course on 13th-15th March and I will be showing my work there! I hope you can visit so we can meet and you can enjoy my work. There is normally a charge for this event but the flyers attached will provide free entry. I [...]
An exciting development in an artist's life is to have work made available to an auction audience. I have just delivered two paintings: "Manna from Heaven" and "Western Wall Plaza" to New York auction house, Kestenbaum & Company. All being well they will be offered for sale in the Summer 2020 sale of Israeli and [...]
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 [...]