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April 2020

National Gallery London Virtual Tours

By |2020-05-20T08:00:57+00:00April 30th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

What is a Virtual Tour A virtual tour is a way to immerse yourself into the beauty of the gallery from anywhere in the world.  You can enjoy panoramic views of the gallery and all its beautiful artwork on display without ever leaving your home. In times like [...]

March 2020

Artwork at 10 Downing Street

By |2020-05-20T08:00:18+00:00March 16th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Artwork at the Prime Ministers residence 10 Downing Street is one of the most famous addresses in the world with the most famous iconic front door.  It has been home to some influential people in history.  But did you know that inside the residence it is not only [...]

January 2020

The Importance Of Frames For Art Collectors

By |2020-02-05T02:27:12+00:00January 5th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, Personalised Frames, United Kingdom, United States Frames|

Why are Frames Important If you are an established art collector or are new to art and just starting your collection, frames play a crucial role in collecting art. Art work ranges from very small local artworks by new and up coming artists to some very exquisite pieces [...]

December 2019

Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend on Sea

By |2020-02-05T02:29:37+00:00December 5th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The History Of Beecroft Art Gallery Located in Southend on Sea Essex, Beecroft Art Gallery has a large display of beautiful artwork and many other historical pieces on display. Originally located in West-cliff on Sea, the gallery was founded by Walter Beecroft.  Walter was a solicitor in the [...]

September 2019

Munnings Museum, Colchester

By |2019-09-10T00:30:28+00:00September 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Who Is Alfred Munnings Alfred Munnings is one of the worlds most famous painters of horses and also for war art.  He was born on 8th October 1878 in Suffolk where he grew up in a busy working mill surrounded by horses and horse drawn carts arriving daily [...]

August 2019

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

By |2019-08-19T02:55:26+00:00August 19th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

History Of The Ashmolean Museum The Ashmolean Museum was built over a 5 year period beginning in 1678 and finishing in 1683.  It was the first ever university museum and was originally erected to house The Cabinet Of Curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave the Oxford University in 1677.  [...]

The Significance Of Picture Frames

By |2019-08-19T03:00:19+00:00August 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, United Kingdom|

Why Are Picture Frames So Important? Most people whether they have artwork at home on their wall or are visiting a gallery or museum never actually realise how important the frame is to the artwork it is housing and how it adds to their enjoyment of the piece [...]

July 2019

Compton Verney House and Gallery

By |2019-07-25T01:08:29+00:00July 4th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, United Kingdom|

Non Modern Galleries Today, many people think of galleries as art collections housed in fancy, modern buildings which often look like pieces of art in themselves. However, some of the biggest and most beautiful collections with some of the most glorious historic frame work are actually displayed inside [...]

February 2019

John Jones Framing Closes

By |2019-02-28T02:16:13+00:00February 28th, 2019|Antique Frames, Modern Frames, Period Frames, United Kingdom|

Recently it was announced that John Jones Art Centre has closed for business after 40 years in the industry, effectively hanging up.. its final frame. John Jones were one of the leaders in the industry and their quality work inspired others like ourselves to keep standards at their very highest [...]

The Royal Collection Trust

By |2019-02-21T02:45:46+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The Royal Collection trust is exactly as it sounds, the art collection belonging to the British Royal Family. The collection is spread across 13 occupied and historic royal residences in the UK and is the largest private art collection in the world. This collection has many truly spectacular pieces [...]

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