Press Area on artrepublic.com
Welcome to artrepublic.com's Press Area. Here you’ll find our latest press releases, plus the latest coverage we have received from around the web. If you would like to feature artrepublic in a media story and require any further information, logos or images, please click here to email our Marketing Director, Andrew Milledge.
Our Latest Media Coverage
May 2010 - The Keeki prints at artrepublic.com caught the eye of Emma Love, writing in the Daily Mail.
February 2009 - Michael Teperson said some very nice words about artrepublic Soho in the Daily Telegraph.
The Argus - Jul 2008 - Monet talks with modest art
It was a case of "credit crunch - what credit crunch?" at Christie's last week after a mystery buyer paid a whopping £41 million for a painting by Claude Monet. Obviously not everyone has that kind of cash but there is affordable art out there which could turn out to be a cracking investment.Sam Thomson reports on how savvy collectors can be laughing all the way to the Banksy.
Latest 7 - April 2008 - Two brand new Graham Carter prints
Graham Carter has given artrepublic two new and utterly delectable prints, Poladroid and Waterfall (with bear). Brand new in for spring, Graham’s pieces transport you into the innocence of pure imagination.
The Insight - Feb 2008 – MissBugs, The dynamic duo taking over the art world
There’s a new caped crusading, art-busting dynamic duo in town. MissBugs is an art partnership of boy and girl, anonymous of course to protect the lives of the innocent (and no-so-innocent). They spray & stick on dull London walls and produce highly sought-after silkscreen prints which are proving a big hit at artrepublic.com.
Our Latest Press Releases
Oct 2008 - artrepublic Soho launches a two week urban art collective 'Saints and Sinners' at St Martins Lane Hotel
artrepublic Soho is launching an exclusive exhibition entitled ‘Saints and Sinners’ showcasing at St Martins Lane hotel. The independent Soho gallery has selected over thirty pieces from artists around the world, transforming the ‘front room’ of London’s original boutique hotel into an urban space.
July 2008 - From Banksy to Missbugs, artrepublic knows the trends
Buy Bristol, say the gallery that helped launch an urban art icon
artrepublic, purveyors of fine urban art limited edition prints with galleries in Brighton and London’s Soho, today said that buying great art means buying Bristol urban art. artrepublic helped launch the urban art scene’s most famous Bristolian, Banksy, and now they’re backing MissBugs, Xenz, Cyclops and Sweet Toof, too.
June 2008 - Rare Peter Blake prints being shapped up at artrepublic
artrepublic Brighton, stockists of the rarest and best in today's art scene are seeing savvy investors targeting art prints as other investment opportunities such as property become less attractive. Top of the list at the moment is the grandfather of Pop Art, Sir Peter Blake. His resurgence in popularity in recent times and the small numbers of high quality hand signed prints available has seen prices of his limited edition prints soar from a few hundred pounds into the thousands in a matter of months.
May 2008 - Blek Le Rat, loved by Banksy and featured at artrepublic
Anyone who knows their stuff about street art will hold the Parisian graffiti artist, Blek le Rat in the highest regard. Born in 1951 in Paris, he is considered by many to be the grandmaster, the creator ‘absolu’ of stencil graffiti as we know it today.
May 2008 - The Unstoppable Ben Allen
Currently enjoying being part of the Urban Art show in Chiswick until May 15th, Ben Allen is designing wallpaper for an upmarket restaurant in the O2 stadium. The artist's work is often found in the VIP areas of London and Brighton’s hippest hotels and bars, as well as adorning the walls of various celebrities – Sir Richard Branson kitted out his latest venture in Verbier with artwork from Ben - and he recently painted a massive mural for British actress Patsy Palmer in her Brighton home.
Apr 2008 - The Peter Kennard print Downing St. tried to ban, now at artrepublic
Sold out in most other UK galleries, Peter Kennard and Cat Picton Phillips’ politically charged Photo Op is just in at artrepublic, purveyor of fine rare prints and limited editions from the raw underbelly of the British urban art scene. The shot appeared in many daily newspapers and on Channel 4 News after London paper the Evening Standard reported that Downing Street tried to ban it.
Oct 2007 - artrepublic customer makes £102,250 profit today at Sotheby's
One lucky art buyer came up trumps today as he sold his Banksy print for £102,500 at auction house giant Sotheby's Contemporary Art Auction in London.
Lot 207 ‘Kids on Guns’ had a list price of £20k-£30k – far more than its original selling price of £250 when it was bought from artrepublic – the Brighton limited editions gallery – in May 2004 as part of their Pop show.