From pioneering architecture by Edward W. Godwin to relationships with artists such as James Abbott McNeil Whistler, Gluck and the ‘godfather’ of British Pop Art, Sir Peter Blake, discover the fascinating story of The Fine Art Society. Cutting edge and more than a little unconventional, The Fine Art Society has championed living artists for more than 142 years, influencing not only the art world but broader culture. Following the Fine Art Society’s relocation to Chelsea, Sotheby’s has joined forces with its former Bond Street neighbor to offer a celebratory auction of over 300 works of art. The Fine Art Society: 142 Years on New Bond Street (5 February | London) will give collectors the chance to buy their own piece of this venerable London institution.
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