TAP Galleries announces the launch of an online fine art print store at the iconic, world-renowned department store Selfridges.
Launching this July on Selfridges.com, the online store will present a selection of work from across their artist roster. TAP Galleries at Selfridges will include pieces by artists including Maxim (The Prodigy), Gavin Mitchell, Kristjana Williams & Jayson Lilley, at prices from £50. In addition to the permanent offering, TAP Galleries will be introducing monthly drops of a specific limited prints which will be exclusive to the online print store at Selfridges.
Founded by Soo Turner, TAP Galleries’ growing portfolio spans realism, abstract work, pop art, and urban art, photography, sculpture and installations, includes international artists such as Maxim (The Prodigy), Dan Baldwin, Joe Webb, Gavin Mitchell, Sara Pope, Kristjana Williams and Rosie Emerson. With over 25 years in the art business, Soo Turner combines the marketing of mainstream work with the astute championing of early-stage artists and photographers. With her finger on the pulse of the emerging market, she has nurtured some the most currently sought-after artists, such as the Connor Brothers and Dan Baldwin, building their careers and portfolios alongside them over many years.
“I am thrilled to have been invited to launch TAP Galleries digitally at Selfridges, it is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our roster of artists. Our portfolio of art includes realism,abstract, pop, and urban styles, photography and contemporary art prints, and I can’t wait to introduce them to Selfridges’ customers.” – Soo Turner, Founder of TAP Galleries
TAP Galleries (Turner Art Perspective) has exhibited worldwide since 2011, with shows and art fair participation in the USA, Europe and Asia. In 2019, the gallery was rated in the top 10 exhibiting at London Art Fair by Blouin Art Media.
With her finger on the forefront of the Art market, she works with some of the most currently sort after artists such as The Connor Brothers, Dan Baldwin and Joe Webb. Back in 2017, Soo Turner was the first gallery to showcase The Connor Brothers at an Affordable Art Fair, which was also their first art fair in Hong Kong. Now they are one of the most successful UK selling artists, with exhibitions taking place at many celebrated galleries worldwide.
The first exclusive print release with Selfridges will be Therapy (featured above), by Maxim, part of the famous band The Prodigy, launching on July 1st. A limited-edition print of just 20, in this work Maxim explores the finer details of his characterised Warrior butterflies, invoking not only the beauty of these creatures but also opening your mind to the positive energy of his world.
“In music you are always aiming for perfection, you are never 100% happy. Art is much more liberating than that; even mistakes can be beautiful. People think I am being controversial for the sake of it, but that just isn’t me. I have a dark side to myself; I’m drawn to the dark and that is what I want to explore. I want viewers to experience that darkness and see a side of themselves in it. It’s not just surface, it’s about going deeper, mining something, swirling around in the storm, in the madness.” – Maxim
Maxim’s artwork explores the darker side of humanity, often playing with ideas of beauty, decay and horror. The butterfly has become a reoccurring motif in his work, escaping the darkness. Whether representative of life, death, or reincarnation, Maxim encourages his viewers to explore this concept of darkness with him.
As part of their exclusive Selfridges drops, Tap Galleries are also collaborating with UK artist Joe Webb. Turner has sold his work for several years, watching his popularity grow amongst new generations of art buyers and collectors. Webb’s recent edition releases have sold out in just a few hours.