Boafo Back At Bonhams in Modern & Contemporary African Art Sale

A striking work by rising star Amoako Boafo, entitled Portrait, is one of the highlights of Bonhams’ Modern & Contemporary African Art Sale on 8 October in London. It has an estimate of £15,000 – 20,000. Bonhams Director of Modern & Contemporary African Art, Giles Peppiatt, comments: “Boafo’s work is really exciting, and his important and expressive … Read more

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan Tapestry Goes Pop Dovecot Studios March June 2020 press release CNC

Pop artist, weaver, bodybuilder and former Mr Scotland, Archie Brennan changed the course of modern weaving and is considered one of the greatest unrecognised pop artists of the twentieth century. Unrecognised because he chose to work in tapestry. Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever … Read more

Auctions. London. October 8. Bonhams Goes Pop

Russell Young (British, born 1959), Marilyn Crying (Triptych), 2011. Estimate: £50,000 - 70,000

Pop x Culture, a new sale at Bonhams on 8 October in London, explores Pop, Street Art and the related art forms that swept across the world, influencing fashion, music, and youth culture. The auction features Modern & Contemporary art, prints, entertainment memorabilia and fashion pieces, all relating to the theme of ‘pop’. Leading the sale will be Banksy’s Heavy … Read more