Category Archive: Ben Oakley Gallery

Artist David Bray talks about his new series of Landscape Paintings

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We’ve always known David Bray as an illustrator! His delicate drawings are such that his style is instantly recognisable. Now though his work has taken a different direction, from portraiture to landscape and… Continue reading

Ten of the Best Galleries to see street and urban art in London

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There are some great galleries in London and we enjoy going to as many as we can in order to see some of the best art around.  In particular those galleries that showcase… Continue reading

Yvonne Wayling and Kim Tong combine to create some compulsive beauty in Greenwich

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We are back at the Ben Oakley for what is the first show this year for the shabby chic gallery under the covers of the new completely remodelled Greenwich Market. There, Ben Oakley… Continue reading

Interview with Ben Oakley as he tells the World “it’s the least I could do!”

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We’ve often covered Ben Oakley shows here on Inspiring City, but usually it’s in his role as the owner and curator of the popular independent gallery that bears his name, nestled within the… Continue reading

Interview with SNUB as he talks Robots, 2000AD and pioneering street art in the nineties

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The path from Brighton to London is well trodden and for SNUB, it’s one he’s been taking for many years. A street artist now exhibiting at the Ben Oakley Gallery in Greenwich his… Continue reading

Interview with Street Artist ATM talking Birds, Acton and a Show at the Ben Oakley Gallery

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We are sitting in Mary’s Cafe!  It’s the sort of place that Alan Sugar would be proud.  The sort of place where the losing team on the Apprentice goes to lick their wounds… Continue reading

Interview with Artist John McCarthy as he Crumples Paper, Paints Portraits and Prepares for his next show

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I’ve always had a strange fondness for Flemish glass!  Odd you might think that I should bring this up in an interview with fine artist John McCarthy but there is a reason and… Continue reading

Interview with Rugman as he Prepares for Iconink his latest show at the Ben Oakley Gallery in Greenwich

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“I was just really hairy” laughs Rugman when I ask him where he got his artist name from “seriously, seriously hairy”. Hence Rugman and growing up in Glasgow he still uses his childhood… Continue reading