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The Turners – Father and Son

Encouraged by his father, a talented amateur artist, Michael Turner started submitting his motor sport sketches to Motor magazine in the late 1940’s. After school, a year at art college and 2 years Army National Service Michael was employed at a commercial art studio in London in 1954 where for 3 years he specialised in car advertising and brochures. Whilst learning the trade he developed his motorsport paintings and in 1957 went freelance.[cap…

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Rear View Prints – Car Culture and Art

With a true obsession for elegant designs, Patrick Redmond is the founder and owner of Rear View Prints. In his pursuit to understand the process and history of creativity, he’s travelled the world looking for craftsmanship in hidden places.With a collection of new prints exclusively available from Historic Car Art, Patrick talks to Rupert Whyte about his inspiration and art.RW: What is your background?PR: I have a strong Art background stu…

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Martini in Motorsport Art Exhibition

MARTINI IN MOTORSPORT – 50 YEARS. At the dawn of motor racing the colours of the racing cars were determined by either the manufacturers or their racing driver customers. As international racing became prominent in the early 1900’s the cars competing in these races were given a ‘country colour’ – green for Britain, blue for France, Red for Italy, white for Germany for example. This way of determining colours continued up until the late 196…

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Race Retro 2018

Historic Car Art returns to Race Retro for the 13th year in a row. Showcasing work from the best British automotive artists, original paintings are exhibited alongside contemporary artwork on composite aluminium panels and more traditional format limited edition prints and sculpture.[Sneak Preview of new Frederic Dams image – visit the stand to see the full artwork…]The work of John Ketchell and Frederic Dams are not to be missed. Both will hav…

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