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News for July 2016

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Martin O'Neill / Luxembourg Ceiling Mural

Martin O'Neill was commissioned to create and install a 35m2 ceiling collage in Bar Amicale des Amis, an annexe to the Stayrooms Hotel in Luxembourg. The collage was initially created ‘by hand’ in studio then scanned and reprinted at scale, recut and wheat pasted up by hand. Finished with a matt lacquer.The collage was intended to be viewed from multiple angles so has no ‘right side up’, creating unusual juxtapositions for the customers depending on where they engage from.To view Martin's complete portfolio of works click here

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D├ębut Art Welcomes Alan Berry-Rhys

We are delighted to welcome Alan Berry Rhys to the Début Art group. Alan joins us as a highly successful illustrator and graphic artist, having already exhibited at several solo shows in his native Buenos Aires in addition to several others across America. As a commercial illustrator he has worked for a string of high profile brands including Jack Daniel’s, Nike, Puma, Vans, Oero, Absolut Vodka and Penguin.Alan’s bold work is characterised by his adaptation of old printing styles and colours, yet clearly stands out today as part of contemporary urban culture. He derives inspiration from vintage graphic advertising, observing the methods of screen-printing, risograph printing, and painting in order to incorporate these elements into his work. His work subsequently bears the attractive characteristic of the errors and limitations born about through these techniques, exuding an appealing lo-fi quality.In tune with his observance of traditional methods, Alan includes references...