Dellasposa Announces New Gallery in London

Dellasposa is delighted to announce the launch of a new permanent gallery space at 2A Bathurst Street, London, in October 2018. The new gallery covers two floors and will benefit from five distinct rooms for exhibitions. It will form the new central London flagship to house Dellasposa’s growing stable of contemporary artists, a broader spectrum of works on offer by the modern masters, and a newly expanded events programme. 

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Picasso 1932: Love, fame, tragedy At the Tate Modern

11932: a critical year for the 20th century’s most notorious and critically discussed artist. The 50-year-old Picasso finds himself balancing his commitment to his first wife- Russian ballerina Olga Khokhlova and young son- with his relationship with the youthful, athletic 22-year-old Marie-Thérèse Walker. In its first solo Picasso exhibition, the Tate collates his most famous masterpieces from the exertive year with informal family photos and unfinished works. In an exhibition like no other, the Tate attempts to strip away the speculations and scandals surrounding the man, revealing the truth of this infamous and fallible relationship which was the catalyst in renewing and reinventing his career. 

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DARREN COFFIELD: TALES FROM THE COLONY

The Colony Room Club has an unrivalled place in modern British art: opened in the heart of Soho, London, just after the war, it hosted the likes of Lucien Freud, Francis Bacon and the Young British Artists. Artist Darren Coffield has been plotting its history through an unprecedented range of conversations with its members and visitors, and is now looking to bring them together in a new book, Tales from the Colony – here’s how you can be involved.

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In the Frame: Salvator Mundi

As the gavel struck on Wednesday at Christie's, New York, history was made as a new record was set. Salvator Mundi, a painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicting a serene looking Christ draped in blue and holding in one hand, a crystal orb, symbol of Christianity's power; the other hand raised in benediction. Portrayed with a misty, delicate sfumato of smoke-hazed tones, the 'saviour of the world' gazes unwavering out toward the viewer. This Christ, manifesting five hundred years before us, seems to hold a world of secrets. It is one of some twenty surviving paintings by Leonardo da Vinci in existence, and one of the last by Leonardo to be held in private hands.

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