Julian Hartnoll
37 Duke Street St. James's · London · SW1Y 6DF · 0207 839 3842
fine artmonger · established 1968
Kingdom by Robert Clarke
15 April 2013 - 21 April 2013

Private View  Thurs 18th April 6-9pm
Show running Monday 15th until Sunday 21st April 2013
at HARTNOLL & DAUGHTER /Julian Hartnoll Gallery

Kingdom is a new collection of prints and paintings by renowned artist Robert Clarke.  Best known for his dogs paintings, architectural prints and his work with Loewe, this is a diversion into Clarke's very own “Kingdom” a menagerie of animals, beasts, ghosts and Abominable Snowmen.

Clarke says “I love the domestic animals that I paint but I also love the fantastical.  The grace and beauty of big beasts.  I wanted to make a study of things that we know and things that may or may not exist.”

The Hartnoll Gallery in Duke Street is a unique space and this  show will compliment this fantastical show.  The prints will be on an off white Fabriano paper then block printed with white and then screen printed by Clarke's long time collaborator Suki at the Print Block in Whitstable.  There will be 9 small paintings of the beasts on show along with 20  prints each measuring 30cm x 22cm.

Clarke further comments ' White rhinos and hippos are majestic power houses and are very dangerous in their own habitats. Pandas and polar bears are so cute, yet efficient killers. I wanted to make the pictures evoke a tender po

Julian Hartnoll Gallery
37 Duke Street St James’s
London SW1Y 6DF

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