BOLD & BEAUTIFUL

4th - 22nd December 2014, Asprey London

 

Asprey exhibition raises funds to stop tiger poaching - Rosie Corcoran’s work supports The Wildlife Protection Society of India. For the first time, Asprey is adding contemporary art to its list of covetable wares – with an exhibition at its flagship store on New Bond Street in December. 

Celebrated British wildlife artist Rosie Corcoran, best known for her striking depictions of tigers, will show 32 large-scale charcoal and pastel drawings and limited-edition silkscreen prints to help raise funds for the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI).  The charity works to prevent illegal wildlife trade and poaching, particularly of wild tigers, but also supports community projects. Corcoran’s artworks will help fund a nursery school on the fringe of the charity’s Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, which provides schooling for 50 children and education on conservation awareness.

Bold & Beautiful, December 4-21 2014, 167 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 6767; www.asprey.com). Artworks, from £5,750; limited-edition silkscreen prints, £900 unframed, £1,200 framed. At least 5 per cent of the sale price goes to WPSI.

Rose Corcoran’s work is breathtaking...it captures the very essence of wild animals from their immense strength and power to their elegance and fluidity.

Through her work on the face she adds hugely into the moment and nature of capture. I have watched Rose at work in India with wild tigers for more then 15 years and seen her work in Africa. The results of her field visits have created stunning and spectacular portraiture of an array of wild animals. Rose’s engagement with wildlife and especially the big cats, reflects her concern for them and with her exhibitions she is able to provide generous contributions for their conservation. I am sure this exhibition will be a resounding success.
— Valmik Thapar, Delhi India