What is Op Art?
Artists have been intrigued by the nature of perception for centuries. In the 1950s this obsession blossomed into a movement. Op, or Optical, art typically employs abstract patterns composed with a stark contrast of foreground and background, often in black and white for maximum contrast, to produce effects that confuse and excite the eye. Op Art […]
Grevy’s Zebra – Andy Warhol!
PopUp Painting are no stranger to Pop Art! Especially artist Andy Warhol! Warhol was an American painter, film-maker and author. Born in Pittsburgh. Studied pictorial design at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, 1945-9. He moved to New York in 1949 and worked as a commercial artist, being a forerunner in the art movement Pop […]
Artist of the week: Sigmar Polke
SoLo Craft Fair!
PopUp Painting events are led by qualified and practising artists, who are experienced in teaching, events and leisure. One of our artists, Rebecca Hunter was the first to join the team back in 2013 and has recently launched ‘SoLo Craft Fair’ which is about to hit the scene at Balham Bowls Club. ‘In 1969, we had the Summer of Love, […]
Artist of the Week: Hilma af Klint
Partner Venue: Urban Meadow Hyde Park!
PopUp Painting has been partnered with Urban Meadow since May 2014. Read all about this great location, which can be found to the North of Hyde Park between Queensway and Notting Hill Gate! A lovely unpretentious restaurant and bar, knocking out a superb all day menu right opposite Hyde Park, near Bayswater. Their spacious patio area […]