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Todd White Artwork Now on Display at Buon Amici!!

BA Internal IIBA Internal ShotGallery Rouge is pleased to announce that Buon Amici Restaurant is now displaying several stunning editions by American artist Todd White who is known to the public for his Rat-Pack meets Picasso style of art.  Creating a contemporary ambience in the dining area, all pieces are available for sale.Located in the heart of St Albans, with excellent views of the magnificent Cathedral, Buon Amici is relaxed and friendly, the perfect place to enjoy good Italian cuisine with friends, family or colleagues.Please click here to view all available artwork by Todd White and Please click here to visit the Buon Amici website and make a reservationBA Internal Shot III

'Heart and Soul' new collection by Doug Hyde, now at Gallery Rouge!!

pigs might flyGo Faster StripesThese uplifting new collectable Limited Editions have a sophistication and charisma which makes them stand out from the crowd.  Featuring stylish colour combinatins and elegant formal devices, they convey Doug's artistic and personal messages with a charm which is guranteed to touch your heart and lift your soul!Please click here to view the full collection from Doug Hyde on our website...DHyde_Memory laneDHyde_Happy Campers

Artist in Attendance - Rich Simmons

DSC_0099DSC_0068Gallery Rouge pushed the boat out again, and the audience responded! With a superb collection of iconic graffiti artwork, Rich Simmons demonstrated why he is one to watch in the world of Urban Art. It has taken Rich four years of application and endeavour to build the skills to create fantastic work of such depth. All stencils are hand drawn and cut on cartridge paper, where three stencils are crafted to build up the detail on each piece.With his work almost sold out at the show Rich was naturally delighted with the response, and he has great plans for creating larger and more detailed stencils for his next collection. When you consider his work with the Princes Trust, his voluntary work with VInspired , his own charity endeavours through Art Is The Cure and a clothing label in the Asterisk movement it’s amazing how he finds the time! Rich Simmons is a dedicated artist whose determination and diligent application is going to see him go a long way.To view Rich's work, please click here...DSC_0089DSC_0085DSC_0104DSC_0059

Five days to go! Rich Simmons at Gallery Rouge, October 9th 2-4pm

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The fresh face of Urban Art - Rich Simmons in exhibition at Gallery Rouge, Saturday October 9th 2010, 2pm - 4pm

Simmons_Marilyn MonroeSimmons_Bobby MooreGallery Rouge is delighted to be hosting an exceptional forthcoming event with graffiti artist Rich Simmons. A young dynamic individual who has been cited as the new Banksy (although he shuns the comparison, however flattering and appropriate) Rich brings distinctive detailing and layering to each image, depicting instantly recognisable icons. This first ever solo exhibition, will take place at the gallery on Saturday October 9th.

Come and Meet Rich Simmons at a champagne reception on Saturday October 9th from 2pm and 4pm.

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Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen visits Gallery Rouge

[caption id="attachment_973" align="aligncenter" width="496" caption="Lawrence Llewelyn Bowen "]Lawrence Llewelyn Bowen [/caption]During recent filming for the home decorating series ‘House Gift’, Laurence was looking to identify something rather special for his clients. Many of you may be familiar with the format of the programme; three celebrity interior designers are presented with the choice of three envelopes containing either £100, £300 or £1000. Armed with these funds, their goal is to buy a ‘house gift’ which they hope will be chosen by the participating couple, hence making them the winner.With only a day to work with speed is of the essence. Laurence specifically wanted to visit an art gallery with a wide choice of quality artwork, and identified Gallery Rouge as the place to go.Known for his flamboyant style and dress sense, Laurence cuts quite a dashing figure. Laurence is himself an acclaimed artist, whose work has been published and is much sought after. A graduate of Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, Laurence was always destined to carve out a niche in the fashion and design industry.Laurence was incredibly complimentary of Gallery Rouge, commenting positively on the diverse mix of original work held by the gallery. Whilst the walls of his Cotswold home are full to the rafters, he recognised the efforts of gallery owner Kuldip Chohan in showcasing stunning works from around the world.To see what happened, you’ll have to tune in to the new series of ‘House Gift’ which starts on November 8th at 2pm!

Urban Artist Rich Simmons performs at Laughs in the Park

Laughs in the ParkOften cited as the new Banksy, Rich is a gifted self-taught artist who discovered his talent when exploring art as a form of therapy from the world around him.Rich will be in the VIP lounge at Laughs in the Park creating a piece each night to be auctioned for The Princes Trust, of which he is an ambassador.  In addition to speaking about his work with The Prince's Trust Rich will be talking about Vinspired, a charity encouraging young people to give their time and volunteer.Gallery Rouge will be partnering with Rich to hold his first ever solo exhibition next month - details will be forthcoming shortly!Simmons_Albert EinsteinRich Simmons AITCSimmons_Prince Charles

Introducing Carl BouMansour

Revelation, 2007, Acrylic on canvas, 83x98cm.Gallery Rouge is please to introduce its most recent collaboration with Bedfordshire based artist, Carl BouMansour.

Born in 1976, BouMansour initially studied biochemistryand it was here he developed his understanding of the body and form.  Continually questioning, Carl explores what it means to be 'alive' with his powerful paintings of the human physique. Here, science and art merge to create a critique of inner and outer beauty, belief systems and identity.

A self taught painter, Carl organised the TURF Art Music & Film Festival in Luton in 2002, ran anatomy and life-drawing workshops, and even produced drawings for and portrayed war artist Albert Richards in BBC TV’s Docu-drama ‘D-Day’. But to Carl BouMansour these are all forms of exploring the human experience.

Please click here to view more works from Carl BouMansour...

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Bill Mack, now on display at Gallery Rouge!

DSC_0117Continuing their focus on identifying the best artwork from around the world, Gallery Rouge is delighted to formally announce their first display of work from esteemed and highly respected sculptor, Bill Mack.  Gallery Rouge has launched the work of the world’s preeminent relief sculpture into the UK, with a showcase of work in the gallery this August.To view work current available from Bill Mack, please click here....BMack_GlamourousBMack_SharingBMack_Beethovan

Artist in Attendance - David Renshaw

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July 17th 2010 saw the exhibition of work from celebrated landscape artist David Renshaw. The response to the event was very encouraging, and David was extremely pleased with the positive feedback he received as collectors took the opportunity to meet and acquire beautiful pieces for their home.To view paintings currently available by David Renshaw, please click hereDSC_0051DSC_0067DSC_0054DSC_0055