Our British 20th Century collection includes artists who are connected to The Potteries, North Staffordshire, South Cheshire with a large number fitting into The Northern Art genre. This includes paintings and items relating to Arthur Berry (As seen on BBC Antiques Roadshow 25th April 2016) and who exhibited with LS Lowry in 2015-2016, drawings and art by Jack Simcock and some of their contemporaries including John Shelton and Norman Cope.
We also have a wonderful collection of 1950's, 60's pop art and abstract and expressionist art by Enos Lovatt who was a contemporary of Arthur Berry also a student of the Royal College of Art at the same time as David Hockey as well as Hanley born abstract artist Raymond Coxon, both drawings and paintings, Coxon was a contemporary and best friend of Henry Moore.
In addition a beautiful collection of work by Muriel Pemberton born in Tunstall is now available at the gallery. Muriel founded the Art Fashion course at St Martins in London and was also a fellow of The Royal College of Art.
Our 20th century watercolour offering includes some of the great water colourists of the Potteries painters who taught at The Burslem School of Art, including Reginald Haggar, Gordon Forsyth and Alston Emery both scenes of the Potteries, English landscapes and some scenes of European streetscapes.
We also have a wonderful collection of works by Hanley born Raymond Coxon who went to the Leek School of Art and became life long friends with Henry Moore.
We occasionally also have signed Lowry prints and drawings off site. If you are looking for a particular artist please do let us know of your requirements. We also have a connection with many Northern Art galleries and occasionally display the artwork of these artists including the group paintings by John Thompson.
We are also interested in any 20th century Northern painters connected to Potteries, North Staffordshire, Cheshire and Manchester or The Northern Art genre that taught, are listed or exhibited in galleries of the 20th century.