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Posted by Derren Brown News February 24, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Last night was the opening of the new art show for Derren’s latest works. The gallery will be showing them from 24th Feb until 12 March at 28 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2NA. The gallery is free and you can just turn up – but please check the opening times and details on their website by clicking here.

February 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm

*sigh* I so wish I could get up there and view this marvellous exhibition. But sadly I shan’t be able to.

Btw, what lovely photos. 🙂

LC x

February 24, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Excellent. I gather the launch went well? Shame I won’t be able to make it to the exhibition.
See you at that tour-thingy next month.

February 24, 2011 at 1:03 pm
Annette M says:

Can’t wait to see it! 😀

February 24, 2011 at 1:03 pm
Mike says:

Well done Darren, you paintings are spectacular, would love to watch your process.

February 24, 2011 at 1:07 pm
Scott says:

Imagine having the painting of opposite you in the throne room.
I don’t think anyone would dare use it.

February 24, 2011 at 1:07 pm
Amy Currie says:

I showed my sister these paintings, as she is an art student and I thought she’d love them> She did, but also said no way in hell did Derren paint them! I tried and tried to convince her that he is in fact a very talented artist, to which she replied “Nahh, its some sort of mind trick”. Ha!

February 24, 2011 at 1:09 pm
Hamish says:

Great work Derren. I love how you pay close attention with thier features, and with great detail.

February 24, 2011 at 1:11 pm
Adam 'bear' Davis says:

Looking good Mr B………did you use a potato on any of them?

February 24, 2011 at 1:12 pm
chris rotchell says:

cant wait,shall be there tommorrow afternoon

February 24, 2011 at 1:15 pm
Kelly says:

Time to plan a trip to town…just to see that self-portrait. I find it really disturbing, so I must stand before it.

February 24, 2011 at 1:17 pm
Zoë says:

WOOOO, I’ll be there! 😀

February 24, 2011 at 1:25 pm
tricktroke says:

Where’s the parrot Derren?

February 24, 2011 at 1:27 pm
Julien S.-R. says:

The phrase “violon d’Ingres” comes to mind…

February 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm
Jason says:

Wow you’ve also made some impressive wax models too in the first pic. The second picture model looks less real (sorry)

February 24, 2011 at 1:31 pm
Mark says:

If there’s a reason to live in London there’s one or two.

1. Derren lives there and you can stalk him.
2. You don’t miss opportunities like this.

February 24, 2011 at 1:33 pm
Scott Maclean says:

Superb paintings Derren, as always. Can’t get to the gallery unfortunately so i’ll just have to practice on my own paintings instead, someday i may have a fraction of your talent. Good luck with the exhibition and all your other work.

February 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm
Bristle Babber says:

Fabulous. So when are you doing the Queen?

Msg from Abeo:

February 24, 2011 at 1:41 pm
Courtney says:

Omg you are amazing! Can’t wait intell the show at the cliffs in march xxxx

February 24, 2011 at 1:45 pm
Jade says:

im, being as modest as i am 🙂 , think im good at art but you…. YOU are on a whole different level to all artists know to the human race.

When you uploaded photos on twitter you cant really get the size in your head, but these photos show the hugeness of them all.

Also as i live in th e south east of the south west 🙂 i cant see this :'(

hope to see you on your tour though.

best wishes

February 24, 2011 at 2:01 pm
hywel says:

lovely pics

February 24, 2011 at 2:15 pm
Dezzafan says:

Thanks for the photos as I can’t get there to see them in person. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, they’re all brilliant but the one of your mum is just divine. Thanks for sharing them with us.

Take Care
Lynda XXXX

February 24, 2011 at 2:15 pm
/(*-*) Lee says:

loved the paintings, well worth a visit, very talented alrounder Mr Brown x

February 24, 2011 at 2:18 pm
Len says:

I really like this painting of Derren. Those eyes wow, they speak of deep deep loneliness 🙁

February 24, 2011 at 2:29 pm
Barry says:

Only a brilliant mind with “seeing” capabilities
can paint such brilliant portraits!!
That is what it is all about, you just have to see what is before you
and put it down on canvas, easier said than done, I know!
You are really lucky and gifted Derren and I am jealous!

February 24, 2011 at 2:44 pm
Jon Berry says:

Looks good!
Hope you’re keeping it fun what you’re doing and not getting into the nitty gritty business mind about it!

February 24, 2011 at 2:53 pm
beatrice says:

well done i hope to see ur photos soon such talent xxxxx

February 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm
Jay King says:

Congratulations and best of luck with the show… excellent paintings.

February 24, 2011 at 3:18 pm
roz says:

awww, SO cute! 🙂

(no i am not being sarcastic! that group photo IS cute!)

February 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm
Pandora says:

Wow. Spectacular works! I hope the exhibition is the huge success it deserves to be.

February 24, 2011 at 3:35 pm
debby montenegro says:


February 24, 2011 at 4:31 pm
Elly says:

Woah… I cannot wait to see it 😛

February 24, 2011 at 5:06 pm
nic says:

Excellent work on your parents but i have to say that your self portrait is less than excellent. I think you did yourself a disservice. Of all your artwork i like that one the least.

Still better than what i can do – great job

February 24, 2011 at 5:34 pm
emily says:

We just happened upon the gallery on the way to the bike shop yesterday. What a great experience to be sorrounded by these huge masterpieces (all to ourselves) that we saw coming together via Twitter! Mrs Browns eyes particularly striking. Fantastic, but sadly bigger than my flat.

February 24, 2011 at 6:07 pm
Ben says:

Interesting that it seems you’ve painted the red out of your hair. You’re not ashamed of being a fellow redhead are you Derren?

February 24, 2011 at 6:48 pm
Laura jennings says:

Fantastic… Thay look A-mazing! All the best with the exhibition :-))

February 24, 2011 at 6:57 pm
lorna says:

Wow, I wish my work would turn out like that! 😀
I can’t go due to money and travelling and I’m very very busy! 🙁
Keep up the great work 😀
Btw love the photos 😀

February 24, 2011 at 7:27 pm
Jo says:

My husband and I got a chance to go to this last night and it was absolutely amazing. Derren is so nice and genuine. Lots for words really. This has made my year!!!!

February 24, 2011 at 7:46 pm
Sarah says:

and we were there through every step of the way :’)

February 24, 2011 at 8:46 pm
Lizzie says:

I visited the exhibition this morning. These portraits are incredible to see first hand. Derren, you are an amazing artist.

February 24, 2011 at 10:33 pm
Sam says:

Oh wow Derren, those are fantastic – You are such a great artist.
I would love to go to the gallery to see your work, but i live in Scotland so it’s obviously not possible.
Keep up the great work 🙂 Look forward to seeing more of your work

🙂 x

February 24, 2011 at 10:42 pm
Carla says:

These 3 paintings are beautiful. I think that’s a gorgeous self-portrait Derren but you’re more handsome than that! 🙂

February 25, 2011 at 12:14 am
Buji says:

Oh my god, Derren, you’re an absolutely brilliant artist.
I did not expect this at all.

February 25, 2011 at 11:15 am
TheManleyFamily says:

We called in to see the exhibition yesterday, the pictures are so much better in real life, now debating if one would look OK on our wall! Looking forward to the new show, my daughter Amy is a big fan, she is reading up on the mind and how to influence it – Scarey

February 26, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Also, “Derren Brown (the artist)”? Is DB now keen to portray himself as a ‘proper’ artist? Hope so! I just hope his work doesn’t become inaccessible as most work by conceptual artists (I find) often does.

February 26, 2011 at 3:32 pm
cindy says:

Wonderful art work Derry.Did you only show 3 pieces this time? Your art style has definitely changed from caricature to realistic, and from small size to BIG! Those 3 paintings are some of your best, I think.
Well done and Happy Birthday for manana.x

March 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm
Davy says:

Are there no ends to your talents my boy…..very impressed; how do you make them so life like??!! Also reading your latest book at the moment; surprising how much I can relate too considering I would say we have very different lifestyles; makes me smile!

March 2, 2011 at 10:14 pm
jayme says:

Interesting how Derren’s self-portrait is a mirror image

March 31, 2011 at 4:58 pm
Bill Fyler says:

That’s a nasty scar on the left side of your face, nose to eye, It appears to be a classic case of mis direction the way your eyes and mouth do not follow your nose (upon close inspection). I like the touch-up, (from my internet copies) it appears that you added a lot of blue to the picture and put a much darker tone on your outlook. Do I see a pensive interior stare of creative thought, or that thousand yard PTST stare of shell shocked warriors. Do you read your own face as well as you read mine ?

A comment about your vocation. I find your ‘magic’ truly skilled and mystifying, I much prefer the harder Psycho-logic-drama shows helping others to self actualize. Here your ‘magic like’ skills are eclipsed by your love of & for your audience (fellowman). Can you bottle that love?