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Antidote Art and Lumbers Jewellers bring Simon Claridge to Leicester

Leicester-based gallery Antidote Art has teamed up with Lumbers Jewellers to launch a new collection by acclaimed British artist Simon Claridge. The artist has joined forces with iconic global brand Playboy to launch the artwork – which pays homage to some of the magazine’s most iconic cover images.Claridge has garnered international acclaim for his fine art interpretations of iconic figures on silkscreen, including female stars such as Twiggy, Brigitte Bardot and Marilyn Monroe. Richard Atkiss and Sara Lovatt, founders and gallery managers of Antidote Art, said: “Playboy is one of the most instantly recognisable brands in the world and Simon’s new collection pays homage to this bastion of popular culture. “Playboy’s recent announcement to no longer feature nudity within the...

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Keith Maiden Hook up

Just a quick photo & hello from our friend & one of our favourite Artists, Keith Maiden.   We first fell for Keiths work when we saw 'Averice Egocentric' becoming fans first and friends since.   The depth, intelligence, detail and thought that Keith puts into his work is something you simply don't see very often. We're really looking to see his new submission & work at the upcoming Washington Green Spring Fair.   Will share more news when we can!

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Bentley Bentayga Launch

October saw us back with our friends at the Bentley Showroom in Leicester to help them launch the stunning Bentley Bentayga. We took some exceptionally cool Courtys along, some Paul Kentons and also some new work by Raphael Mazzucco.

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Due to popular demand...

Well we are often told we should write a blog as we fit so much in to our days and weeks at Antidote, I'm not sure you would believe us..! We really do work so hard to bring you the absolute best in contemporary commercial art.  For those of you who are local you will know we like to surprise you with regular window changes. We always get great feedback on our 'shop front' and hope it cheers up your daily grind, we love to hear your comments on the art we have all be it good, bad or ugly! We are looking forward to sharing our thoughts and updates with you, keep posted, you never know where we have...

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