Monday, 19 April 2021

Harry Pye's R.A. Summer Show

Harry Pye is curating a group show in Ramsgate at The Front Room Gallery in Bellevue Rd, Ramsgate that will be open to the public between 11am and 6pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between Friday 20th Aug and Sunday 12th of September. 

The title of the show is; "Harry Pye's R. A. Summer Show.At the very top of this post is an image of The Ramsgate Model Village by Sadie Hennessy (Screen print fellow at the R.A.) Aside from Sadie the only artists confirmed so far are; Felicity Allen, Russell Chater, Julia Rogers, Carson Parkin-Fairley and Jessica Voorsanger who are all artists based in Ramsgate. Other artists; John Duffin, Twinkle Troughton, Julian Wakeling and Leonie Woods will also be in the exhibition they are both making new works inspired by Ramsgate. 

This portrait of Ramsgate legend Brenda Blethyn was made by Leonie Woods. The show will also feature works from artists connected to London's Royal Academy such as; Sir Peter Blake, Turner Prize nominee Gary Hume, Jock McFadyen (co-ordinator of The 2019 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition)  and Humphrey Ocean (R.A. Professor of Perspective 2012 - 2020.)

This painting of J. M. W .Turner by Hugh Mendes will feature in the show. Turner often visited Ramsgate and in the late 1700's began exhibiting in the Royal Academy Summer Shows.
Ramsgate artist: Harry Pye's painting, "The Happy Dog Walker" will also feature in the exhibition.
More news soon.

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Seven Harry Pye Collages made in Lock Down

These collages are all size: A3 and priced at £100 (not including postage and packing)

BELOW: Collage Number 1: "The Yes Men" (SOLD)

BELOW: Collage Number 2: "Everyone Says Hi" (SOLD)

BELOW: Collage Number 3: "Three Cheers For Prince Rahotep" (SOLD)

BELOW: Collage Number 4: "Life Is Good

BELOW: Collage Number 5: "God Is Dead" (Still Available)

BELOW: Collage Number 6: "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day" (Still Available)

BELOW: Collage Number  7: "Planet Metformin" (Still available)

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Sunday, 28 March 2021

Jo Mama's Movie Star Tributes on the Le Document You Tube Channel

 Jo Mama is an artist whose paintings have featured in shows at galleries and artist run spaces in both London and Kent including; Gallery 64a, The Mainstream GalleryThe A-Side B-Side Gallery, The Stash Gallery and Studio One. Jo is also the film critic for Le Document magazine where each month she writes a profile on a different Hollywood Star. Filmmakers Team Beswick and Pye are currently making a video version of Jo's tribute to Humphrey Bogart. Jo's text will be read by the actor Christopher Strauli. The film's soundtrack will be composed and performed by Francis Macdonald. The film features Bogart inspired artworks by a plethora of the usual suspects... 

Above: Collage by Leonie Woods

Above: Painting by Harry Pye and Rowland Smith
Above: Painting by James Johnston
Above: Artwork by Chris Tosic

Above: Another Artwork by Chris Tosic

Above: Painting by Harry Pye and Kes Richardson

Above: Drawing by Christian Furr
Above: artwork by Harry Pye and Chris Tosic

 Above: Drawing by: Mikey Georgeson

Above: Artwork by Jo Mama

Above: Painting by Harry Pye

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Friday, 22 January 2021

Harry Pye Vs The Indiscipline of Painting


Harry Pye says: 'The Indiscipline of Painting' was an exhibition that took place at Tate St Ives in 2012. As a lock down project I will be looking at paintings that featured in the show and making my own versions of them. In the photo above I'm holding my funsize version of "Eggs" by Andy Warhol." (photo by Helen Smith)

 Above: The Art Stick: (photo by Jasper Joffe)

Above: The exhibition catalogue from the Indiscipline of Painting show. which featured International Abstraction from the 1969s to 2012.