7 February 2022

Forsters sponsors acclaimed artist and client Jock McFadyen’s exhibition at the Royal Academy

Forsters are honoured to be sponsoring a nine-week long exhibition of celebrated contemporary artist and longstanding Forsters Art Group client Jock McFadyen at the Royal Academy of Arts. The Exhibition "Tourist without a Guidebook" will run from 5 February – 10 April 2022, and will bring together 20 of Jock’s works spanning almost 30 years. The free display in the Weston Rooms will explore the artist’s fascination with London’s changing urban landscapes.

We are also delighted to be displaying a range of Jock McFadyen prints in our office waiting and meeting rooms for the appreciation of all clients, visitors and staff.

Jock McFadyen is a long-standing client of Catherine Hill, Partner and Head of Art and Cultural Property at Forsters. Catherine is a recognised legal expert in advising living artists with their estate and legacy planning. Most recently she co-launched Artistate, an innovative professional services platform providing artists and their estates with integrated legal, tax and financial advice.

For more details of this collaboration, please contact our Art Group or visit https://www.forsters.co.uk/art.

Jock McFadyen standing with one of his paintings.


“Follow the paint” on a unique tour of artist Jock McFadyen’s studio whilst he reveals the mastery behind his paintings and artistic legacy

Forsters’ Head of Art and Cultural Property, Catherine Hill, joins longstanding client Jock McFadyen at his artist studio in London Fields for a captivating conversation in which Jock reveals his painting techniques, reflects on a 50-year career and the challenges of accepting the kind of artist you’ve become, as well as musings on the future of the art market.

a unique tour of artist Jock McFadyen’s studio whilst he reveals the mastery behind his paintings and artistic legacy


Painting a legacy: How Forsters’ Art Group advised pre-eminent artist Jock McFadyen on his estate planning

Jock McFadyen is a pre-eminent contemporary British painter and Royal Academician who is best known for his gritty urban landscapes and use of texture. Jock's works are held in 40 museum collections, including the Tate, National Gallery, the V&A, the British Museum and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Renowned Artist Jock McFadyen posing with his work in his studio.

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