Archive / FIGA 10
Image: John Booth, Flower head 2017
Archive, FIG’s milestone 10th auction, comes mid-lockdown here in the UK. Hoping we’re now headed downhill and accelerating away from the pandemic there’s a little spring in our step, as we present FIGA 10.
FIG Auction 9
Image: Cecilia Carlstedt, Imaginary Bird view #04, 2020
Room with a View
At times like these we could all do with a garden and if not, a room with a view and if good fortune hasn’t provided one, maybe with our mind’s eye we can imagine something else altogether to make a drawing of, or a painting from.
Toby Mott / New Work Available 2020
Toby Mott / New Work Available
Artist, collector and founder of Cultural Traffic, Toby Mott is something of an art world maverick. Kicked out of various schools for various misdemeanours this rather bumptious public school boy had to settle at Pimlico Comprehensive a school that he would later describe as being the making of him. With a disinclination for conventional work he found himself living in a squat with a Dickensian like crowd of punks, queens, drug addicts and petty criminals amongst whom he found friendship with Marilyn, Princess Julia and Boy George.
Woof! Woof! FIG Auction 6
Do you long for an adorable dachshund? Or do dream of a dashing dalmation? Whatever your preference, a dog is for life not just for Christmas and never more so than at Woof! Woof! - the Fashion Illustration Gallery’s seasonal celebration of all things canine.
FIG is pleased to announce a new working relationship with Spanish artist Jordi Labanda. FIG will be Labanda's primary dealer in bringing his works in gouache on paper to market worldwide.
FIG Auction 5
This month FIG is excited to celebrate the international collections with FIG Auction 5 inspired by and featuring, key looks from the spring/summer 2020 ready to wear shows.
FIG is delighted to announce FIGAF Miami, the fourth edition of FIGAF; the Fashion Illustration Gallery Art Fair that connects art collectors with the work of the world’s leading contemporary fashion illustrators.
Jacky Blue / FIG Unframed Sept 2019
FIG is delighted to present Jacky Blue the illustrator and artist.
Blue, formerly known as Jacky Marshall, a Brit who since graduating from the RCA in 1988, has been working deep in fashion in NYC for the likes of Donna Karen and Calvin Klein. Her drawings, widely admired, by all with whom she worked have been under wraps from all those outside the inside.
David Downton / FIG Unframed July 2019
FIG is delighted to announce that David Downton is the latest in a growing list of world class talent to have given us access to his studio draws so we can present unframed, the unedited, unvarnished and in some cases unfinished works crafted, cut, torn and in some cases scribbled on DD's knee at FROW #Couture.
FIG Auction 4
'Violets are Blue...'
FIG is delighted to present Violets are Blue. FIG’s fourth online auction to date. New works by Tanya Ling, Jacky Blue and for the first time through FIG, Jordi Labanda and John Booth.
Blair Breitenstein / FIG Unframed May 2019
Blair Breitenstein / FIG Unframed
Saturday 18th May, 2019. 10am - 7pm
FIG is delighted to announce that Blair Breitenstein, all the way from New York City is coming to London Town with a new body of work that will be showcased at The Shop at Bluebird, Covent Garden on Saturday 18th of May. Direct from the artist's studio, the collages represent a new direction in the artist's oeuvre.
RTW A/W 2019 / FIG Unframed March 2019
Seen through the eyes of some of the world's leading fashion illustrators and image makers, RTW A/W 2019 / FIG Unframed presents an opportunity to reconsider the shows and key looks that stood out and captured the attention of those whose medium is chalk, charcoal, pencil, pen, watercolour and wash.
Daisy de Villeneuve / FIG Unframed
Known for her playful and colour-rich portraits, Daisy de Villeneuve has made a new body of work that combines her signature felt tip technique with water colour. The head and shoulder imagery takes its inspiration from Warhol’s Tattooed Woman Holding Rose, circa 1955, and Peter Blake’s, Loelia, World’s Most Tattooed Lady, 1955.
Saturday 16th February, 2019, 10 - 7pm.
Drawing Fashion in Madrid
Image: Jean-Philippe Delhomme, 2008
Back in 2011 Madrid’s Museo ABC, Europe’s only museum dedicated to drawing and illustration, staged a show of the work of Carlos Saenz de Tejada who illustrated Paris fashion during the 1930s straight from the ateliers of Chanel, Lanvin and Schiaparelli. And now the artist’s work has inspired the museum to take a fresh look at contemporary illustrators; ‘Drawing Fashion’, which includes work from Francois Berthoud, David Downton and Mats Gustafson, opens next week.
FIGAF Edition 3
FIGAF. The world's first and only art fair dedicated to Fashion Illustration.
Italian polymath Andrea Ferolla is one half of the creative duo behind the super stylish Roman boutique, Chez Dédé, who have now created a book that celebrates the essence of their home country’s style.
Richard Bernstein is swinging back into focus thanks to a new Rizzoli monograph, Richard Bernstein Starmaker by Roger and Mauricio Padilha.
Rosie McGuinness / FIG Unframed September 2018
Sunday 16th September, 2018, 12pm - 6pm.
Helen Bullock / FIG Unframed June 2018
For one day only. Saturday, 30th June. Previously unseen work.
Tanya Ling x Araks
The London-based artist has teamed up with luxury swimwear brand Araks to produce a colour-rich capsule collection.
Richard Haines x Moore & Giles
A prolific artist is applying his elegant drawings to a new leather goods collaboration.
Fahren Feingold x Fleur de Mal
Lingerie is reimagined in this new, ethereal New York show.
What happens when the world’s most feted fashion artist looks back on two decades of shows with a new tome?
FIG flies the Nest
A Chelsea favourite is moving to the heart of the West End and FIG is moving into this stunning new concept store too.