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Martin Bush Studio- MOVED

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Gallery in Melville closed.

Not sure whether the artist is scaling down or simply moving out so that Melville can be... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2014
Paul S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Struggling to feel anything.

Almost everything on the walls here seemed to be the same. Same limited colours and effects... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2014
Hilly J
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible6%
21 Aug 2014
“CLOSED and empty.”
19 Jul 2014
“Gallery in Melville closed.”
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

The gallery and studio are closed and empty. Martin Bush has a lot of the paintings that were here now hanging in the Art Source galleries on the ground floor of Residence One under the interior decorating and furnishing shop.More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Josie W
marttheart, Owner at Martin Bush Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

hi I have been real busy since I did close the doors in the Melville, I actually relocated to the Guard House at the entrance to the yard and wanted to delete this tripadvisor page. That seems to be impossible so I have tried to...More

Reviewed 20 July 2014

Not sure whether the artist is scaling down or simply moving out so that Melville can be redeveloped but the closed signs were up yesterday and the space empty. Did notice however that there are a number of his pictures sharing the walls in the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
5  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Almost everything on the walls here seemed to be the same. Same limited colours and effects. Doesn't capture any theme or concept or make any impact. Reminded me of some rugs I saw years ago in a huge pile at John Lewis at Cribbs Causeway....More

Date of experience: March 2014
7  Thank Hilly J
Reviewed 19 December 2013

The photos at the top of this thread give a very fair impression of the images in this gallery. To me, none of it seems to be comfortable, stimulating, attractive or interesting. Where would you put it. All the colour combinations jar. Like playing a...More

Date of experience: October 2013
8  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 28 March 2013

A welcoming space to look around but we came away wondering what if anything it amounted to. Some items might suit a big area in need of a bold eye catching focus, others, maybe most, seemed to be just cocophanous tangles. Our other impression was...More

Date of experience: November 2012
14  Thank Dougal M
Reviewed 2 November 2012

The move to this site now gives visitors an insight and feel for the original interiors of these amazing buildings. It's has more character as a back drop for the art as you move through different areas. How many galleries can you visit where there...More

Date of experience: October 2012
6  Thank PANY309
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I really enjoy this gallery. The resident Artist (Martin Bush) creates a splash of colour and originality which, for some, may be an acquired taste but when you acquire it you will come back for more! The artist is more than happy to speak to...More

Date of experience: November 2012
8  Thank vfmiskey
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I don't know what PlongeurV, Chas C & Crow M is on about. No good just looking in, if you had any acumen then you would have asked Martin Bush what it was all about. Get your facts right before writing derogatory remarks. Note address...More

Date of experience: October 2012
7  Thank mikeanthony
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Not sure what is going on but this gallery has moved from it's prime site by the basin to the other side across the road from Seco. Word is that tenants have been moved from the Brew House to make way for a wacking great...More

Date of experience: October 2012
16  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Apparently this place is on the move across the Royal William Yard to the prestigious Slaughterhouse building which so recently contained an important chunk of the Brit Art thing a few months ago. Good luck to any gallery business but like some other reviewers I...More

Date of experience: August 2012
17  Thank Chas C
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