Gibraltar Music Festival 2016

Gibraltar Music Festival 2016

I went to the Gibraltar Music Festival at the weekend, what a fantastic line up, great atmosphere, perfect weather, its hard to beat! Saw some of my personal favourites: Paul Young, Europe, Stereophonics and Macka B a great Reggae band. Music festivals can be so inspirational and it has given me some great ideas for my new line […]

Buying art, the basics to think about Part 2 by Martin Beckley

In my last post: buying art Part 1 I discussed finding out about the Artist and how important is this? Today we discuss How important is the art? This second question is answered by looking at as much art by the artist as possible, familiarizing yourself with the range of that art, and learning how to compare […]

Bob Marley Reggae Legend by Martin Beckley

Who doesn’t love Bob Marley? Having lived in the Caribbean and spent many years going to the Caribbean, my heart lies in these wonderful islands. Reggae is part of my life, I love the music, it is inspirational, warm and influential. The music and island are intertwined. Bob Marley is a reggae superstar captivating the imagination […]

Buying art, the basics to think about! PART 1 by Martin Beckley

So, you want to buy some art? Anyone can buy and collect art intelligently. That’s right; I said anyone. No previous knowledge of the art business, experience collecting art or degrees in art history is necessary. All you need is a love and appreciation of art, a desire to collect, and a willingness to familiarize […]

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse Original Artwork by Martin Beckley | Urban Artist

“Amy Winehouse” this one really touched my emotions, a talented young lady whose sweet soul voice will live forever! Hand drawn onto 100% Cotton Canvas measuring 50cm x 50 cm x 4cm, drawn using graffiti pen. A beautiful piece that would look great in any room. One off original artwork, comes with a certificate of […]

David Bowie | Ziggy Stardust by Martin Beckley

David Bowie | Ziggy Stardust by Martin Beckley

Bowie is the man who elevated his music to what can only be described as an art form. Driven by an entirely deeper dynamic than most pop artists, David Bowie inhabits a very special world of extraordinary sounds and endless vision. Unwilling to stay on the treadmill of rock legend and avoiding the descent into […]

Prince the Artist by Martin Beckley

‘Prince the Artist’ by Martin Beckley

This is a very special piece for me. My wife and I were recently invited to see Prince (Tribute) with some great friends in a wonderful setting by the sea.  The evening was fantastic and Prince was amazing.  This was a special occasion for our friends no only is Prince close to their hearts (especially Penny’s), […]

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Love surfing? Why not add some Surf Art to your walls!

I have just completed a new collection of Surf Art! Sprayed with Graffiti Spray Cans onto canvas these pieces are colourful, unique and make a statement. Each is depicted from my travels whilst surfing from Bali to Morocco. For further information and pricing please contact me.   Martin Beckley | Urban Artist www.martinbeckley.com

Captain Caveman Skimboard Artwoek by Martin Beckley

Captain Caveman on a Skim board!

Remember Captain Caveman? I couldn’t wait until a Saturday morning to see this great 70’s cartoon classic. ‘Cavey’ as he was known was a caveman who could pull various objects from his long body hair, that practically covered his whole body. This time he has pulled out a skim board! This great “one off” piece […]

Bluebell Woods, Original Hand Sprayed Artwork by Martin Beckley

Original hand sprayed painting of a “Bluebell Woods”. Sprayed onto high quality 100% linen canvas. Reminiscent of the English Countryside in Spring, my graffiti version of Bluebell Woods. Hand sprayed using Montana Spray Cans. Framed onto Black Floating Frame. For more information please contact me at www.martinbeckley.com Price £2000 framed