Tagged: Painting

Syd Barrett Warriors Artwork

Vote on Syd Barrett Art Auction

Brian Wernham is a well known collector of Syd Barrett’s original art. Brian has an impending house move and he need to make some space. He has decided to sell one of his two largest and most impressive original Syd pieces.  These pieces can be seen on the official Syd Barrett website in positions 1 and 3 in the three oldest known existing works by Syd. But which one? Brian will put up for auction whichever is chosen in the exclusive Neptune Pink Floyd online poll below. UPDATE 25th May 2024 – Syd’s ‘Dried Flowers’ painting will be sold at auction on the fine art sale on 30th of July at Thomson Roddick auctioneers in Carlisle. The sale will be without any reserve price so it will sell. The catalogue will go live soon, but you can pre-register ahead of that to register your interest online. How to Vote? UPDATE...

Syd Barrett Earth and Sky Watercolour Painting

Syd Barrett Painting up for Auction Feb 2022

A Syd Barrett painting is up for auction later this month for a guide price of £3,000-£5,000 plus fees. The painting, authenticated by Syd Barrett’s sister, Rosemary, is lot 284 in the Cheffin’s Art and Design auction from 10am on 24th February 2022. The painting last sold in 2006 in the original Cheffin’s auction of Syd Barrett’s belongings following his passing away. It was lot 719 and fetched £4,200 plus fees. Let’s introduce the painting, it is called ‘West Kennet- Earth and Sky watercolour’. West Kennet- Earth and Sky watercolour by Syd Barrett Brian Wernham, who is selling the painting, shared the following about the painting and auction. I have identified it as a painting of the megaliths at West Kennet. Syd was very keen on megaliths, and his keen eye for colour is demonstrated in this very rare piece of late art.  He burnt most of his final artwork,...

The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story Cover Final

Creating The Syd Barrett Portrait By Mark Wilkinson

Mark Wilkinson is a talented artist responsible for great paintings in the sphere of music artwork. He did some striking images for Marillion/Fish! He was commissioned to do the DVD Cover for The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story DVD (American version) and will be auctioning off the original this month! There are also limited edition Giclée prints available from his site. Mark guides us through his thoughts concerning the production of the DVD artwork below. ——————————————————– Imagine hearing ‘Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’ for the first time. Back in ‘67 there were fewer frames of reference than there are today for any new band. In fact there were no antecedents really for this album back then. How often does something come along that is so unique that it takes your breath away? This record existed in a vacuum…or so it seemed to me as a kid of 15....