Austin/Desmond Fine Art specialises in Modern British, International and Contemporary art. Established in 1979, the gallery has been located in Bloomsbury since 1988.

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Spotlight Picture:Thurloe Conolly, Painting XVIII, 1952. Painting XVIII typifies the shift that occurred in Thurloe Conolly’s art in the immediate post-war era. From as early as 1946 he had been moving towards a newer more formal style of geometric abstraction. He had been a founding member of the short lived but influential Dublin based White Stag Group, a collection of like-minded artists and musicians including the British emigres Neville Johnson and Stephen Gilbert. The White Stag Group was responsible for bringing much needed modernisation to the Irish art scene of the inter-war period. SEE MORE

From January 18 - 22, we will be exhibiting at the London Art Fair held at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH, Stand No. 27. Artists Include: Prunella Clough, Thurloe Conolly, Stephen Gilbert, Alan Green, Ivon Hitchens, Peter Lanyon, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Victor Pasmore, Ceri Richards, William Scott, Patti Smith, Julian Trevelyan, Keith Vaughan, Alfred Wallis.

Thurloe Conolly, Painting XVIII, 1952