— Exhibition Introduction by Charles Nodrum
The Laverty Collection has grown legendary in recent decades. Of special note is the extent to which Colin and Liz focused on particular artists who they then proceeded to collect in depth - of which Allan Mitelman and Michael Taylor are two examples. I have always admired both these artists and have dealt in - and also collected - their work over the years. Mitelman’s unwavering commitment to a subtly textured minimalism is in stark contrast to Taylor’s vigorous gestural brushwork evocative of wind, water and weather.