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London eatery owners cash in on painting swapped for grilled cheese

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Local Business That’s some mad cheddar. Former London restaurant owners Irene and Tony Demas hold a Maud Lewis painting they received decades ago from a regular customer in exchange for steady supply of grilled cheese sandwiches. The painted fetched $350,000 in an auction Saturday. (Contributed/Miller and Miller Auctions) Article content …

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Review: Larry Bell saturates senses and bends perception at Hauser & Wirth London

Review: Larry Bell saturates senses and bends perception at Hauser & Wirth London At Hauser & Wirth London, iconic Light and Space artist Larry Bell is testing the limits of optical and spatial reality in new glass installations. The show coincides with the artist’s major exhibition at Dia Beacon, New York Larry Bell knows how …

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Out on the town: Vic Reeves, 63, and his wife Nancy Sorrell, 47, were in good spirits at a private viewing of The Annual Vic Reeves exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in London on Friday

Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell catch the eye in colourful attire at his art exhibition

Vic Reeves and his wife Nancy Sorrell were in good spirits as they stepped out together for a private viewing of The Annual Vic Reeves exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in London on Friday. The comedian, 63, ensured he caught the eye of onlookers by opting for a colourful shirt with an artistic print on the front …

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Feeling Overwhelmed Ahead of London Gallery Weekend? Here Are 3 Tips to Help You Navigate the Mammoth Event | Artnet News

This weekend marks the second edition of London Gallery Weekend, a city-wide spree of openings at 150 galleries across town. The largest of its kind, the decentralized event gives a snapshot of what is happening in the art world, from blue chip big hitters to emerging talents at non-profit spaces. The catch: it is enormous! To …

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In Pictures: See How Artist and Instagram Sensation Cj Hendry Transformed a London Church Into a Botanical Wonderland | Artnet News

Just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of a busy East London road, a moment of serenity awaits those curious enough to step inside a humble 19th-century church, where they will find cascades of white petals falling gently from the ceiling.  The joyful feat is the work of artist and Instagram sensation Cj Hendry, …

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Smart: Rocco Ritchie cut a dapper figure as he arrived at an after-party for his art exhibition at The Twenty Two in London on Thursday night

Madonna’s son Rocco Ritchie looks suave in a velvet suit after his art exhibition

Rocco Ritchie cut a dapper figure as he arrived at an after-party for his art exhibition at The Twenty Two in London on Thursday night. The son of Madonna and Guy Ritchie, 21, showed off his retro sense of style in a burgundy velvet suit, which he paired with a white shirt and a red tie. …

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Takeaway spoons, solitary confinement and a nuclear camera: 10 must-see shows at London Gallery Weekend

Lonnie Holley: The Growth of Communication Lonnie Holley grew up in 1950s Alabama scratching a living from selling people’s castoffs, and the self-taught artist’s intuitive, compulsively made assemblages still give new life to unwanted flotsam. Though his art is rooted in the deep south, it is Suffolk’s former military test site, Orford Ness – the …

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