August 2015

Artist of the Week: Ibrahim el-Salahi

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Sudanese artist Ibrahim el-Salahi. Born in Sudan in the 30's Ibrahim el-Salahi is considered a pioneer in Sudanese art and was a member of the "Khartoum School" (an international school in Sudan). He began studying art in the 50's in Sudan and subsequently moved to London to continue his education at [...]

Artist of the Week: Lisa O’Donnell

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is PopUp team member Lisa O’Donnell. Lisa O'Donnell is an Irish artist based in London. She studied her MA Fine Art at Central St.Martins and has a studio in North East London. O'Donnell's practice predominantly takes the from of painting however she sometimes makes work in other media including [...]

8th August Paint Van Gogh Photos

Thanks to our guests for joining us on 8th August at Brasserie Blanc to Paint Van Gogh The artist for the evening was Wyland, and the painting we were inspired by was Van Gogh's Cafe Terrace at Night. We'll next be painting this painting at Startisans on 29th August and will be back at Brasserie Blanc [...]

Wyland’s painting for tonight and his assistant

Cafe Terrace at Night & Neige the cat Wyland is the lead artist for tonight's Paint Van Gogh event at Brasserie Blanc on the Southbank. Here's his painting alongside his faithful assistant, Neige. So cute! Tweet

Artist of the Week: Agnes Martin

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Agnes Martin. Martin is most recognised for her evocative paintings marked out in subtle pencil lines and pale colour washes. Although restrained, her style was underpinned by her deep conviction in the emotive and expressive power of art. The artist chose spiritual inspiration over intellectual inspiration to create her [...]