June 2016

Artist of the Week: Tom Blackford

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is member of the PopUp Painting team Tom Blackford. Tom Blackford is an artist who specialises in street art and illustration. The artist runs PopUp Painting’s special street art events each month. The artist was born in London, where he currently lives and works. Predominantly an illustrator and painter, Tom's work [...]

PopUp Painting launches in Brighton and Birmingham!

PopUp Painting was established in April 2003 and has been operating across London, Surrey and St Albans for over three years with over 20 partner venues. We have welcomed over 8,000 guests, Can you imagine how many paint brushes we have washed! PopUp Painting make art accessible to everyone, bringing art out of the classroom and gallery […]

Artist of the Week: Bharti Kher

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is contemporary artist Bharti Kher. Bharti Kher was born in London in 1969 and relocated to India in 1993, where she now lives and works. Kher works in a variety of media including painting, sculpture and installation. The artist uses everyday objects to create otherworldly artworks that operate in [...]

PARTNER VENUE: BRASSERIE BLANC SOUTHBANK!

PopUp Painting has been partnered with Brasserie Blanc for 3 years. Find out all about this perfect location, which can be found by the Southbank in London!    Brasserie Blanc has just reopened after a refurbishment, they can now boast the best bar & brasserie in the area! With lovely naughty cocktails and great lively staff alongside their extensive […]

Artist of the Week: Francis Bacon

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Francis Bacon. Francis Bacon (b.1909) was an Irish-born, British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque and emotionally charged work. The artist took inspiration from Surrealism, film, photography and the canon of Old Masters. Bacon’s distinctive style of painting that depicted the bleakness of the human condition struck [...]

Best Friend Day!

Yes, I’ve done it again, I bring you another crazy fun holiday to celebrate! Best Friend day has been dedicated to the 8th day in the month of June! That was this Wednesday people! Did you do something with your best friend? Best friends are the best. They’re the people who you can rely on […]

Artist of the Week: Cornelia Parker

PopUp Painting’s ‘artistoftheweek’ is Cornelia Parker. Cornelia Parker is an English sculptor and installation artist, who transforms the most banal of objects into extraordinary works of art. The artist is known for her ambitious large scale works, that often span the scale of galleries and museums, however Parker also creates small scale works that are just as [...]

New Street Art Event! New Camden Venue!

I spy with my little eye… Street Art everywhere! London has become one of the most pro-graffiti cities in the world. Street art has a huge following and in many ways is embraced by the public. PopUp Painting are capturing what is unique about Graffiti and offering a raw experience. On the 29th June down the ‘Banksy tunnel’ […]