Oscar Francis News

October 12, 2020

We are offering 25% off all Shapes of Brutalism art prints until the end of October. Just use code BRUTAL25 in the discount section on the checkout page.

Head to the collection to see all of the prints included in the offer.

October 06, 2020

We are excited to announce the pre release of ‘Down to Margate’ in collaboration with Laura Lea Design. This new mixed media print revisits Dreamland in Margate, considered to be the oldest-surviving theme park in Great Britain..

This American style amusement park first opened in 1920 and was then requisitioned by the government in 1940 due to World War II, opening again for business in 1946. Since then the park has been bought and sold a number of times and even had a brief name change when it was bought by the Dutch Bembom Brothers in the early 1980s. Dreamland opened and closed its doors many more times over the next 20 years but the threat of permanent closure and redevelopment prompted the Save the Dreamland campaign in 2003.

In 2015, after years of extensive renovation work, Dreamland re-opened its doors to welcome a new generation of visitors. 

- Edition of 25  
- Photo Rag 308gsm paper
- Giclee print with screen printed varnish details
- A2 (42cm x 59.4cm)
- Signed numbered by the artist

Prints will be dispatched from 15 October.

September 06, 2020

We are excited to announce the release of a new piece of work in the online gallery. The Lloyd's Building of London hand drawing is a rich, colourful and intricate study of one of the most iconic buildings in London.

The Lloyd’s building was designed by Richard Rogers and Partners, undisputed pioneers of the high-tech architecture movement.

Located on the former site of East india House in Lime Street in the financial centre of the City of London it is home to the insurance institution Lloyd's of London.

Lloyd's iconic architectural expression is generated by the migration of all services and circulation to the exterior of the building to maximise clear interior floor space. This type of architecture has been described as ‘radical Bowellism’.

Completed in 1986 Lloyd’s was given a Grade I listing by English Heritage in 2011, the youngest structure to achieve that status.

Limited edition prints of this original hand drawing are available now in the online gallery. The print size is A2 (42cm x 59.4cm). Editions are giclee prints on heavy 308gsm matt fine art paper. 

50 signed and numbered editions available
1 signed artist proof available

February 10, 2020

We have added new designs to our greeting card collection. We are delighted to introduce a brand new Barbican and Golden Lane Estate card collection including five new designs. The popular Modern Span collection has also been expanded to include three new designs.

January 12, 2020

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December 18, 2019

The deadline for ordering art prints in time for Christmas delivery has now passed. BUT you can still order from our Pattern Architecture collection until midnight on Friday 20 December. We have a big selection of textiles including tea towels, cushion covers, pencil cases and more all made in the UK! We also have our popular bone china mugs, notebooks and memo blocks in stock. 

November 03, 2019

Limited editions Thamesmead 01 and 02 are inspired by the brutalist facades and structures found on the Thamesmead South estate in the London borough of Bexley. The estate was built between the late 1960s and early 1970s as a post-war modernist vision of living. The estate appeared as the backdrop for Stanley Kubrick’s infamous film A Clockwork Orange (1971). After falling into serious disrepair the area and buildings are now undergoing major regeneration. 

Single print £95 / Set of 2 prints £165
Print sizes : A2 - 42cm x 59.4cm
50 editions available of each print

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