Gray MCA sources the rarest & best examples of textiles designed by the Modern British Masters working at the forefront of the art world in post war Europe. Artists including Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Keith Vaughan and William Scott were commissioned by the textile visionaries of Ascher Studio and Alistair Morton’s Edinburgh Weavers.
Gray MCA is recognised as the leading dealer in Original Fashion Illustration and has build an invaluable international collection of the giants of the field from the 1940s to the 1970s.
“Post War, the world of fashion and modernism fused with dynamic results. Today, Fashion and textiles are drawing huge crowds at Exhibitions Worldwide from London's V & A, Paris’s Musee de la Mode to the Met in New York and Boston’s MFA. These rare original works are dynamic, modern and vibrant and now key additions to any modernist collection.”
Original Fashion Illustration
Gray M.C.A is credited with being the UKs leading authority on Original Fashion Illustration from the post war to the 1970s. The acclaimed annual exhibition ‘Drawing on Style, Four Decades of Elegance’ is internationally recognised as a key art event during London Fashion Week; highlighting the most influential & important fashion illustrators of this highly evocative genre.
Modern British Painters & Textile Design
Gray MCA sources the rarest & best examples of textiles designed by the Modern British masters working at the forefront of the art world in post war Europe, including Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore, Keith Vaughan & William Scott. With particular emphasis on original textiles from the Ascher Studio & Alistair Morton’s Edinburgh Weavers.
Along with the more recognised of the Modern British artists of the period, Gray M.C.A also highlights the finest of the lesser-known modern painters.
Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
Gray M.C.A carefully selects a small number of Contemporary Artists and Sculptors rooted in the finest traditions of Modern painting, textile design & sculpture.