About the artists

Behind every original work of art we sell lies the story of a creative genius  of the Modern era - read on to find out who they were and where they found their inspiration.   

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Francis 
BACON

'I don’t in fact know very often what the paint will do, and it does many things which are very much better than I could make it do.'

Jean-René BAZAINE

'If pictorial expression has changed, it is because modern life has necessitated it.'

Georges 
BRAQUE

'Art is made to disturb, science reassures.'

Alexander CALDER

'Above all, art should be fun.'

Marc 
CHAGALL

'My name is Marc, my emotional life is sensitive and my purse is empty, but they say I have talent.'

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Eduardo 
CHILLIDA

'Art is that which comes to a man, and stands between himself and an implacable witness: the work.' 

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Paul 
ELUARD

'There is another world, but it is inside this one.'

Claude 
GARACHE

'My women are genderless. They are human beings, they represent all people.'

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Alberto  GIACOMETTI

'I've been fifty thousand times to the Louvre. I have copied everything in drawing, trying to understand.'

Wilfredo 
LAM

'A true picture has the power to set the imagination to work.'

Fernand LEGER

'If pictorial expression has changed, it is because modern life has necessitated it.'

Joan 
MIRO

'I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.'

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Pablo 
PALAZUELO

'I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.'

Paul  
REBEYROLLE

'I passed by the window of an art dealer.. There was a Rouault in the window, and I thought I was going to faint: that was the first real painting I saw.'

Saul 
STEINBERG

'I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing - without the traditional interruption of academic training.'

Antoni
TAPIES

'The artist has to make the viewer understand that his world is too narrow, he has to be open up to new perspectives.'

Pierre 
TAL-COAT

'I only like what is ready to be deleted, to be taken away -, and I take away what I like.'

RAOUL
UBAC

'I would like a state of innocence that would reflect the splendor of the world across my work.'

Slade House collects and owns original lithographs, giclees and limited edition prints by all of the modern masters represented here - only some of which are for sale online.

Please get in touch if you would like to see our wider collection.