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WASTE(D) – A Solo exhibition by Dan Giannopoulos For over three years, award winning documentary photographer, Dan Giannopoulos, has been collecting and photographing discarded drug baggies on the streets of South East London in an attempt to map patterns of public narcotic use and create a body of work that highlights the gritty aesthetic in [...]


A Compulsive Beauty – A sublime two woman show. Both artists have completed strong new collections for this much anticipated and first show of the year at Ben Oakley Gallery. Kim Tong’s practice consists of sumptuous, layered, glazed oil paintings that combine figurative, symbolic and abstract elements, digital prints, drawings and etchings. Kim has exhibited [...]

ERA 404

Era 404 – Nu Tab Collective Nu Tab Collective consists of nine young artists, based in London, from different cultural backgrounds, with an eclectic, but like-minded, and socially wired approach to art. By exploring and combining our creative talents we produce liberating artworks which encourage the discussion of social issues and modern culture. Era-404 is [...]


You can see what Phings have landed here: Please phone or text your bid and email address to 07976 692 751 or leave your bids here: Please Note: Bidders can buy a maximum of 5 PHING-THINGS. The Bidding starts at £30 and increases by increments of £5. A Very Big Thanks to the Artists taking [...]


Solitary – Patrick Colhoun An exhibition of contemporary sculpture and mixed media by Patrick Colhoun. ‘Solitary’ (London) is the final part of Patrick Colhoun’s series of three solo exhibitions that the artist is undertaking in 2015 and follows on from the first and second instalments of the exhibition in Belfast and Dublin respectively earlier this [...]


John McCarthy- A Seductive Emptiness BP Portrait Award winning artist, John McCarthy, has been invited back after his sell out show in 2014 for a second solo show at BEN OAKLEY GALLERY. “The paintings continue to explore rich pop culture with a dark melancholic twist. These new works seduce the viewer with lush images that [...]


Kevin 4Sauds is the new 3Sauds. RAY RICHARDSON – DAVID BRAY – GUY DENNING – BEN OAKLEY Now in its 3rd year, Kevin 3Sauds (David Bray, Ray Richardson & Ben Oakley), who successfully transformed the Ben Oakley Gallery into a Pub in 2013, “Kevin’s Local”, with frosted out windows, a dart board and oche, a [...]


One of the exciting areas of running a gallery, is to casually throw out a title that artists are able to respond to, or interpret, how they feel fit. We have done this over the last four years, especially for group shows. This is a time to invite new and emerging artists giving them an [...]


This is an exhibition the Gallery has been looking forward to with much anticipation. Two original, self-taught artists, both hailing from the sunny ‘Saarf Side’ of the river. Both Artists grew up in South London – the works compliment each other with their differing techniques and styles. Bish’s work is made up of colourful dabs [...]