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Topical information and announcements about the artist Michael Taylor and his work.

Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition 2019

Portrait of the Photographer with Seated Girl

This year I shall be exhibiting Portrait of the Photographer with Seated Girl at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries.

Portrait photographer Alistair Morrison approached me last year with a proposal to collaborate on a Sit for me sitting for you project to be entitled Portrait of the Artist through the Artist's eyes.

Attic Scene with Grave Goods selected for Lynn Painter-Stainer Prize

Attic Scene with Grave Goods

Happy to report that Attic Scene with Grave Goods has been shortlisted for the Lynn Painter-Stainer Prize, and will be on show at the Mall Galleries in March.

London Art Fair 2019

Still life with orchid

Waterhouse and Dodd will be showing Still Life with Orchid for the first time at the 2019 London Art Fair.

Seated Figure with Cycle Helmet showing at Dorset Art Weeks

Seated Figure with Cycle Helmet

Seated Figure with Cycle Helmet is to be shown at a mixed exhibition to celebrate Dorset Art Weeks at Kelly Ross's The Art Stable, Child Okeford, Dorset.

Figure with Box wins Smallwood Architects Prize

Figure with box

Figure with Box is currently on display at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, where it was awarded the Smallwood Architects Prize for 'contextual portraiture'.

Scriba Stylus feature

Like most painters now, I often enjoy messing about drawing on the iPad.

Boy with Apple features in '100 Greatest Props in Movie History' listing

Boy with Apple

I, the late Johannes Van Hoytl, am gratified to hear that my most celebrated work, Boy with Apple appears in the Thrillist feature 'The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History'.

Still life, Korean style

Still life with orchid

I first saw Korean Ch'aekorri still life paintings while visiting my son there last year. The heavy symbolism, distinctive colours and strange inverted perspective had a strong effect on me, and has consequently begun seep into some of my recent work.

Willow Foundation charity auction

Small still life

I was asked earlier this year to contribute a painting to Stars on Canvas, the biennial on-line auction in November organised by the Willow Foundation. I was very happy to create a new still life to support this very worthwhile charity, and hope you will make a bid to contribute to their good work. You will also avail yourself of a rare opportunity to acquire one of my original oil paintings as a bonus!

[The ebay auction has now closed]

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition

Self-portrait 2016

I will be showing three works including a new self portrait at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. The exhibition runs from 5th May-20th May 2016,10am to 5pm, Late nights on Tuesday (7pm).

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