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Have a Hockney Day!

Roll up! Roll up! There’s a new show in town. David Hockney returns to the RA with a remarkable new body of work. Embracing portraiture, his subjects – all friends, family and acquaintances – include office staff, fellow artists, curators and gallerists such as John Baldessari and Larry Gagosian. Each work is the same size, […]

Selfies and PopUp Painting!

selfie  ˈsɛlfi/  noun  informal  plural noun: selfies  A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.  Selfies have taken over the world! I have been guilty of them, your friend has been guilty of them and probably so has your grandparents!  A selfie is typically […]

25% off on PopUp Painting’s fan favourite event!

Featured in Brighton AND Birmingham! That’s right TWO locations with 25% off your ticket. Remember that amazing Starry Night created by the hands of that one eared artist, Vincent Van Gogh? Well you could own your very own canvas showcasing all those blue hues. Created by you!  Join PopUp Painting in Brighton on the Friday 29th of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]