Tags: 60’s art

Artist of the Week: Gerhard Richter

Pop Up Painting's 'artist of the week' is Gerhard Richter. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) is a German painter who creates both abstract and realist paintings. Early in Richter’s career the artist created large format photorealistic paintings, many of which were painted in greyscale tones to mimic black and white photographs. Richter borrowed much of his [...]

Artist of the Week: Yayoi Kusuma

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Japanese artist and writer Yayoi Kusuma. Kusuma, born in Matsumoto City, Japan, first studied painting in Kyoto in 1929. Soon after, frustrated by the lack of diversity of Japanese art, the artist moved to New York City and by the mid 60’s had become one of the most [...]