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Phippen Contemporary Fine Art Gallery

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CLOSED - premises now occupied by independent financial advisors.

No sign of activity by this gallery for years. This afternoon, as we sat drinking in the window of... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Jannerbloke
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Devon, United Kingdom
Currently by appointment only.

Still does a bit of advertising online so we came down once on a Friday and then Saturday morning... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2013
Crow M
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Devon
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5 Jul 2017
“CLOSED - premises now occupied by independent financial advisors.”
10 Apr 2013
“Currently by appointment only.”
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

No sign of activity by this gallery for years. This afternoon, as we sat drinking in the window of the Refectory opposite we could look straight into the former Phippen Gallery where the room has obviously been taken over by the IFA business which has...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

Still does a bit of advertising online so we came down once on a Friday and then Saturday morning. Both times no sign of activity just a notice on a glazed door at the bottom of a steep staircase indicating viewing or access to the...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank Crow M
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Somehow missed this place. Not much of a street level presence but a gallery up the staircase. Highly priced items but interesting. A cut above the tourist art shops along the same road.

Date of experience: February 2012
3  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Killing time before a meal booking, we looked in for fifteen minutes. Very expensive stuff. Not many items but well displayed. Moderately well done paintings by idiosyncratic local artists. Two or three bronze busts. Chatty helpful assistant with wild hair and great enthusiasm.

Date of experience: November 2011
3  Thank Chas C
Reviewed 10 August 2011

I am sure this is called Phippen and not Pippin. It is a small tasteful upstairgallery showing some very expensive Lenkievicz paintings, some sculpture and paintings or drawings by the gallery owner and sometimes by one other artist. Pleasant eccentric man is attentive friendly and...More

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