NEW RENAISSANCE NEW PHILOSOPHY
We are a small business with a seat in the medieval city of York, United Kingdom.Our role is intermediary, we assist with marketing, translation, interpretations and artwork sales, and customer relations.
We're there for the artists we represent and the customers we serve, every step of the way.
THREE GRACES GALLERIES?
The founding principle of Three Graces Galleries is to unite the Italian and UK art worlds: offering art lovers and collectors in the UK the unique opportunity to view, interact with and purchase original fine Italian artworks and meet talented and celebrated Italian artists living and working in Italy today. Our tagline is ‘new renaissance, new philosophy’ because Italian art is in the midst of an exciting new renaissance. The art scene is infused with artists who are reinventing century old techniques and art philosophies for our age. And just as British architects did after embarking on the Grand Tour in the 18th and 19th centuries, our mission is to contribute to bringing the new Italian renaissance to the UK and infusing the art scene with the very particular culture and beauty that belongs to Italy and which the British have long been enamoured by.
Our emphasis is not only on art as aesthetic objects, but on the emotional impact art can have — both on the creator and the observer. Our aim is to hold exhibitions in a recognisable format whilst also extending the usual limits of what people expect from an art exhibition to exploring the potential that lies in art to positively influence individuals and humanity as a whole. Italy is rich with artists who are not only plugged into authentic historic Italian culture but they are also exploring how their artistic expression can improve people’s lives today.
Our unique open access online art journal is dedicated to shining a spotlight on Italian contemporary fine art and creating a centre for philosophical discussion surrounding art culture. From Classical Realism to Hyperrealism, from painting to photography, and illustration to sculpture: Italy is in the midst of a new renaissance and new art philosophies and Three Graces Galleries is your English guide.
MORE THAN A GALLERY
" My long journey to building a life in Italy really began as a path to self-discovery: I'd always felt an affinity with the culture, the language and most particularly the art. I am not alone in this I know, and for good reason! Realising that my very being here and witnessing the country's rich past and the wonders being created in the art world right in this moment awoke something in me. I was struck by a kind of calling if you will, to write about what I saw and the artists I met along the way. Three Graces Galleries was born out of that discovery, first of myself, and then something that felt worth sharing -- I hope you enjoy the site and feel welcome to reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, even if it's just to share your own Italian tales or ask questions!"
Your English guide to Italian contemporary art: a Fine Art Consultant and Curator BA MSc in Philosophy and Conservation. Zoë has a proven track record and over 15 years of experience in luxury sales and Fine Art sales; over her career she has worked with acclaimed artists and a leading national gallery in the UK. She now lives between the UK and Italy working directly with acclaimed and talented Italian artists across Italy. Her passion is being up close to the Italian art world, exploring Italian culture and being poised to find exactly what her art collectors are looking for within this fertile and largely undiscovered scene.
Forming part of her role at the gallery are Italian to English text translations in the cultural sector. Being English mother-tongue and speaking fluent Italian she is adept at assisting in presenting Italian artists' portfolios and stories to an English-speaking audience. Her experience translating documents for Florence based newspaper The Florentine and Not-for-profit American organisation Advancing Women Artists Inc, among others, have helped solidify her achievements in this area.
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My long journey to building a life in Italy really began as a path to self-discovery: I'd always felt an affinity with the culture, the language and most particularly the art. I am not alone in this I know, and for good reason! Witnessing Italy's artists melding the country's abundance of artistic heritage with their own present and future awoke something in me. And I was struck by a kind of calling if you will, to write about what I saw and the artists I met along the way. Three Graces Galleries was born out of this discovery of a New Renaissance in Italy, a movement that felt worth sharing. I hope you enjoy the site and feel free to reach out! Even if it's just to share your own Italian tales or ask questions!