Gifts for art lovers

  • 22 November 2012

With Christmas approaching fast, we've chosen five perfect gifts for art addicts, from beautiful plates inspired by Barbara Hepworth to signed, limited-edition Tom Phillips prints.

1. Hepworth 'Spring' plate set
£45

Dame Barbara Hepworth is one of Britain's best-loved artists. This set of two bone-china plates, inspired by her iconic sculpture Spring, are hand-decorated in Stoke-on-Trent.

2. Art Fund desk diary
£9.95

Each month of the year in this beautifully illustrated diary features a different, animal-themed work bought with help from the Art Fund.

3. Tom Phillips limited-edition brushstroke
£500

Best known for his work A Humument, artist Tom Phillips has created a unique piece of work, Testing Brush and Colours 2012, exclusively for the Art Fund. Each of the 75 prints in this limited-edition run is signed by the artist.

4. National Art Fund gift box
£60

Give a present that lasts the whole year with one of our gift boxes. Your choice of four art prints and a matching, personalised gift card accompanies an annual National Art Pass and a guide to next year's art.

5. Sketchbooks
£12

These hand-crafted sketchbooks are perfect for writing, drawing and painting. Choose between two designs: George Leslie Hunter's beautiful drawing Ceres Cottages, or Patrick Heron's evocative Boats at Night.