Archive for June, 2015

UPCOMING: Dorian Grey Gallery, New York October 2015.

Paul Benney will be travelling to New York and showing at Dorian Grey Gallery in October, 2015 with fellow artist Louis Renzoni. Their work will focus on the theme of ‘Illumination’ and will mark his return to New York City after a long hiatus. Please contact the studio for more information or to arrange a viewing.

More information about the Dorian Grey Gallery and Louis Renzoni can be found below:

Dorian Grey Gallery

Louis Renzoni 

Archive for June, 2015

UPCOMING: Paul Benney and Simon Edmondson at Serena Morton Gallery

Paul Benney and Simon Edmondson will be collaborating for an upcoming show at the Serena Morton Gallery in Notting Hill. Both artists will be showing new work that can be seen as oblique homages to the films and writings of Andrey Tarkovsky.  The exhibition is scheduled to open on November 4, 2015 and will continue for the month. Please contact the studio if you would like more details or to be considered for a private viewing.

More information about Simon Edmondson and Serena Morton can be found below:

Serena Morton 
Simon Edmondson

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The Last of the Tide : Portraits of the D-Day Veterans

Paul Benney is proud to have contributed to the exhibition ‘Last of the Tide’, a collection of 12 portraits of selected D-Day veterans by 12 different portraits. Benney’s portrait of former captain of the 1st Battalion and Anti-Tank Commander Brian Stewart is one of the twelve portraits commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales to pay tribute to some of the extraordinary men that played a role in the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944. All twelve of the veterans chosen for the commissions served in regiments with which The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have a formal affiliation. Thank you to the Royal Collection Trust and the generous patrons for their vision and commitment in celebrating these distinguished veterans.

The Portraits comprising the ‘Last of the Tide’ exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery will remain in situ until the beginning of November.  [Please note that the room in which the portraits are displayed may be closed on certain days. ] In January 2016 the exhibition will travel to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where the portraits will on display until April, 2016.


More details can be found at the links below:

Last of the Tide : Portraits of the D-Day Veterans

The Guardian Review


Royal Collection Opening June 5 2015

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BP Portrait Awards 2014 : Fergus Henderson

The 2014 BP Portrait Award exhibition including Paul Benney’s portrait of Fergus Henderson travels to the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and The Aberystwyth Arts Centre.  The show is now closed.

More information about these venus can be found below

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens 

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery 

The Aberystwyth Arts Centre 

2014. 127 x 91.5 cm. Oil on canvas.