Brendan Neiland

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Blue Chip Artist
Brendan Neiland stands out for his urban compositions of reflections of city life.
Brendan’s vivacious works retreat from the typical monochrome palette of marble, concrete and steel buildings.
Brendan’s work has been exhibited worldwide in top museums and galleries, including the V&A and the Tate Modern in London.

Born in Staffordshire in 1941, British artist Brendan Neiland is best known for his bold Pop Art paintings of modern life and architecture. Brendan’s delicate traceries of figurative shapes, colours and mediums are a return to the unique and fleeting experience of the metropolis, its steel edifices and sprawling skyscrapers.

Brendan Neiland’s Style and Practice

Brendan developed his unique pictorial style at the Royal College of Art. Often compared to the likes of Johannes Vermeer and George Braque, Brendan’s interpretations of city life - typically created with his signature spray-gun technique - capture reflections of urban buildings and manmade structures cast upon the facades of glass, water or even car bonnets. The artist’s celebratory acrylic paintings bloom with curved black lines, graphic commercial iconography and pulsating neon colour palettes. Make a statement with high-end originals such as the striking Troubadour or the vibrant Silhouette.

Exhibitions and Collections

Brendan’s work has been exhibited across the globe; just in the United Kingdom, he has showcased at the Victoria and Albert Museum and The Tate Gallery in London, The Collections of the British Council and the Arts Council of Great Britain. Currently represented by the Redfern Gallery, Brendan has had numerous international shows at galleries such as the Galerie Belvedere in Singapore. Beyond galleries, Brendan has been commissioned for private and public collections by major brands such as Rolls-Royce, English Heritage, Gatwick Express and the National Bank of Dubai. Brendan was the Keeper of the Royal Academy of the arts between 1998 and 2004.

Brendan Neiland Artworks

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    Arbour by Brendan Neiland
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    Arbour by Brendan Neiland

    Arbour

    Paintings - 91x122 cm
    City Bloom by Brendan Neiland
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    City Bloom by Brendan Neiland

    City Bloom

    Paintings - 122x91 cm
    Zephyr by Brendan Neiland
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    Zephyr by Brendan Neiland

    Zephyr

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
    Troubadour by Brendan Neiland
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    Troubadour by Brendan Neiland

    Troubadour

    Paintings - 122x183 cm
    Tease by Brendan Neiland
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    Tease by Brendan Neiland

    Tease

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
    Singa Rose by Brendan Neiland
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    Singa Rose by Brendan Neiland

    Singa Rose

    Paintings - 91x122 cm
    Silhouette by Brendan Neiland
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    Silhouette by Brendan Neiland

    Silhouette

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
    Pelicanos by Brendan Neiland
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    Pelicanos by Brendan Neiland

    Pelicanos

    Paintings - 91x122 cm
    Nags Head by Brendan Neiland
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    Nags Head by Brendan Neiland

    Nags Head

    Paintings - 122x91 cm
    Exuberance by Brendan Neiland
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    Exuberance by Brendan Neiland

    Exuberance

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
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    Diaspora by Brendan Neiland

    Diaspora

    Paintings - 91x122 cm
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    Chatter by Brendan Neiland

    Chatter

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
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    Asp by Brendan Neiland

    Asp

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
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    Amalgam by Brendan Neiland

    Amalgam

    Paintings - 45x61 cm
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    Animus by Brendan Neiland

    Animus

    Paintings - 122x91 cm
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    Helter Skelter by Brendan Neiland

    Helter Skelter

    Paintings - 45x61 cm

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