05 June 2010

Art car boot fair tomorrow

Don't forget the art car boot fair tomorrow in brick lane.  Promises to be another great one, and the weather should be fantastic.  As usual there will a fantastic line up of artists including Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Bob and Roberta Smith, Martin Creed, Billy Childish etc etc.

Sunday 6th June, 12-6pm
146 Brick Lane E1

One of the most exciting and diverse days on the summer calendar
, Trendhunter
This hybrid artfair and carboot sale promises myriad bargains and distractions, Flavorpill
The funkiest car boot fair around, Wall Street Journal
This hippest of hip car boot sales is set to get your engines revving, Urban Junkies

The 2010 Art Car Boot Fair is gearing up to be the  art world’s summer playground with lots of artful dodging and weaving, bartering and frivolity than ever before and serious art bargains to boot!
New! This year! A Wrestling Ring centrepiece featuring bouts of old school wrestling interspersed with some arty in-fighting and inbetween-bout secret auction thrills as this year’s crowds snap up Lucha Libre inspired original artworks from the UK’s most famous artists, the freshest talents and the coolest trend setters. Plus we’re upping the stakes with lots of artful games and gaming.

Over sixty exciting pitches with regular booters Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Bob & Roberta Smith and Pam Hogg joined by Martin Creed & his band, Billy Childish, Pete Fowler, Oliver Guy Watkins, Ian Dawson and Jessica Albarn, for this year’s fresh and feisty take on what is already gearing up to be the hottest day of the year! Plus! Myriad entertainments from Gabby Young, Revere, Marawa, and the ultimate fun generators The Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club! Cool cocktails from The East Room, and epicurean delights from The Bath Pig, La Grotta home made ices, Mrs Marengo’s art cakes and St. John Bread & Wine!

Paintings in Hospital

Here is news of a great auction coming up at the end of June for a worthy cause.  All the details below.  Click here to see pics of the artwork being auction.

A contemporary art auction in support of Paintings in Hospitals
Tuesday 29 June 2010 – 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR
(auction at 7pm)
RSVP to mail@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk or contact the charity on 0207 407 3222.
Lots will be on view at Bonhams from Sunday 27June (11:00am to 3:00pm) and on the following two days from 9.00am to 4.30pm. Absentee bids will be accepted until 5.00pm Monday 28 June.
Paintings in Hospitals is grateful for the support provided by Bonhams.