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Richard Parry FAQs

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For a studio visit

My studio is located within Zone 2 of London. Please give at least one week's notice. Visits usually last one hour.

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To purchase an artwork

Tell me the title of the artwork, and I'll be in touch with availability, price information and to answer any questions.


To see an artwork

Tell me the title/s, and I'll be in touch to arrange a viewing in person and/or online.


  • Yes. Please contact me.

  • Seeing it in person is the best way. No obligation studio visits are free and available by appointment. You can informally view artworks and I'll be able to answer any questions.

  • You might request a condition report (a written description or video of it's condition. These are prepared in accordance with my Terms of Service.

  • Yes. On purchases over £5,000.

  • Sometimes.

  • Payment is received in Pounds Stirling (GBP). Sales, use or value added taxes (VAT) may be due on your purchase/s. Before agreeing a purchase, please research any import/export restrictions that may affect your decision.


  • Shipping remains the responsibility of the buyer. I can help compile art transport quotes and arrange storage and collection facilities from my studio

  • Yes. I can explain how to install the artwork through step by step instructions and video conference calls to your technician/s. I can also suggest interesting approaches to installing reflective artworks. Sometimes I can recommend local technicians or attend in person.

  • Yes. This comprises your original paper invoice and online ownership documents, accessible from my website with your personal login.

  • Like John Bratby said: Ideally there should be no frame. The paintings are, in most cases, designed to the furthest extent of the picture-surface and encroachment, however small it may be, will impair their visual conception.

  • Mounting materials should be acid-free, and the clear layer over the front should be treated to protect the artwork from UV rays.

  • Sign in through (from my website navbar, right hand side) or scan the QR code on your invoice.

  • Yes. Please ensure the artwork is returned to me within 14 days of leaving my studio (at your risk and cost), in the original condition, securely packaged and including my original delivery documents. Since my first sale in 2006, there have been no returns.


Ask me anything

  • Not really.

  • I hope not.

  • The New Dome in 2008, MOT International in 2009, 3236RLS/Gallery Le Bourgeois in 2018.

  • I painted JAZZ LIVE JAZZ in 2009.

  • I've been painting them since 2009. There were over 200 at the last count. The exact number remains ongoing.

  • I don't know. All artwork is provided "as is".

  • They're bad aren't they, Zabludowicz?

  • I need the money. We're not all Eddie Peake.

  • No. But who decided it was time to start curating all this olden art again? I never even liked it the first time around. It’s like all these gallerists have raided their mum's and dad’s art collections and decided that Lubaina Himid is suddenly cool again. But I’m not having it.

  • Painting, Land Art or Field Recording - it changes every five minutes!

  • I don't really know. For me the vision was to make art that didn't exist, because everything else was so unsatisfactory.

  • Prince William meeting Richard Parry


  • I knew it was coming. I knew they didn't have the nerve. The paintings were all decommissioned after a month. Too radical.

  • Yes. There's a copy here.

  • Art Zimbabwe is an expanded approach to mail art and contemporary art processes having mainly to do with structural purposes of a particular 'native information'. It is the study of a particular landscape without taking into account any outside influence.

  • I don't know. I'm not involved with allocations.

  • A group of afluent people posing for a photograph at a social event

    No way man!

  • Hey guys, a couple yeah?.

  • No. Maybe try Frenetic Happinness or Antenne Books.