Archive for the ‘Illustration’ Category

Polish Circus Posters

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Just framed this set of  Vintage Polish Circus posters for a shop in London, done a few of these over the years this is a particularly good set, love the illustrations on these, reminiscent of The Beatles Yellow Submarine.

The Zoo

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011


We just framed this rather sweet set of prints by Bold&Noble for a showcase at Twycross Zoo, who are planning on opening a contemporary gallery space. Sounds like a great idea and hopefully a really interesting upcoming program of exhibitions, it would be easy to go pretty obvious with a zoo gallery but if these prints are anything to go by it has potential to be a really interesting space.

New Prints!

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

New year, new VAT! We’ve been busy framing lots of new stock for the gallery, we’ve started to invest in some nice classic and vintage prints to compliment the illustration we’ve been promoting over the years. These are all a little more affordable than some of the limited prints we regularly stock so you can still get some great pieces on your wall for your budget in this present economy. We’ve got some vintage adverts, B-movie posters, propaganda posters, music/rock prints as well as a few classic pop art and japanese woodblock illustration prints to name a few.

Fame Festival

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

I was lucky enough to attend the Fame Festival in Grottaglie, Italy last year, an amazing yearly International street art exhibition that takes over the whole town. I went with Lucy Mclaughlan and the Beat 13 gang who have been a regular contributers to this event, even ended up helping hang some of the exhibition. The festival is organised through the great independent screen print studio chromie, Needless to say on my return I ended up framing a few pieces that were produced as part of the event by a selection of renowned artists and illustrators, such as Blu, Eric the dog, Dave Kinsey and JR. Here’s some pics of the amazing work we framed, including an incredible 31 colour screenprint by Dalek.

Here’s a little film i made of our adventure, featuring some of the street pieces.

Fame Festival from Lawrence Roper on Vimeo.

And this is an animation done by the incredibly talented Blu, made in an abandoned monestary in Grottaglie, during a previous years festival.

Combo

Lucy McLauchlan Beat 13

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Re-posting some old lost links, this was a show we framed last summer for our good friend and talented artist Lucy Mclauchlan. This was her last big solo show at Lazarides Gallery in central London, it was a great show, good turn out and great artist!

Banksy

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Because of our gallery (studio4) and links with the street art/alternative illustration scene we regularly frame prints and pieces by infamous artists such as Banksy. Here is an original piece by Banksy that we (very carefully) framed from a section of wall removed from a warehouse in LA.  Painted at the time of his Barely Legal exhibition in 2006, which featured the famous elephant in the room installation.