February 2016

The Super Power of a PopUp Painting Event!

Last weekend I went along to the London Super Comic Con event, where thousands gather to meet and greet their favourite comic artist, buy loads of memorabilia and ponder why cosplaying has become so popular? (Best to leave that discussion for another time). However, it got me wondering what is the super power and appeal for such […]

Artist of the Week: Grayson Perry

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry (b. 1960) is one of the most important British contemporary artists, whose socially engaged practice spans ceramics, printmaking, film, performance, drawing and embroidery. The artist is predominantly known for his ceramic artworks. The ceramic works often take the form of classical vases, which the [...]

A Van Gogh Experience For You

If you’re a fan of the impressionist era and a particular artist, Vincent Van Gogh, then you may have noticed an image flying around lately on the interwebs. The Art Institute of Chicago have created a 3D replica of Van Gogh’s famous Bedroom painting, while also making the room available for rent on Airbnb for only US$10 a night. (Great, […]

Help Kieran raise money for King’s College Hospital

PopUp Painting team member and artist Kieran Loftus is completing a year-long challenge to raise funds for King’s College Hospital. Kieran suffers from an auto-immune disease of the bile ducts which affects his liver and blood stream, causing fatigue, jaundice and general ill health. It will eventually result in him needing a liver transplant. When his […]

Valentine’s With PopUp Painting

Valentine’s With PopUp Painting

It’s that time of year again. The birds are singing your sweet tune and there are stars in your lover’s eyes! You guessed it... its Valentine’s Day. Like birthdays, Valentine's Day celebrations become repetitive after a few years. If you've grown bored with the fancy dinners, chocolates, and a bunch of flowers, worry not. Join PopUp [...]