Tags: art

Artist of the Week: C.M. Coolidge

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is C.M. Coolidge. Cassius Marcellus Coolidge(1844 –1934) was an American artist known for creating the iconic series of paintings ‘Dogs Playing Poker’ .The artist was known as "Cash" or Kash to his family and he often signed his work as Kash Koolidge. Before becoming an artist Coolidge had many [...]

Artist of the Week: Shepard Fairey

PopUpPainting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shepard Fairey. Shepard Fairey (b.1970) is an American graphic designer, illustrator and street artist. The artist studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1989 Fairey became known for his ‘Andre the Giant has a Posse (OBEY)’ sticker campaign. The campaign involved Fairey placing hundreds of stickers on [...]

Artist of the Week: Steve Powers

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Steve Powers. Steve Powers (b.1968) is a graffiti writer from New York, who is also goes under the pseudonym ESPO ('Exterior Surface Painting Outreach’), The artist is known for his witty proclamations of love created on street walls using a traditional sign-writing technique. The artist uses bold [...]

BIRMINGHAM LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!

PopUp Painting aims to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on an everyday basis. We recognise the benefits of creativity in people’s lives for both personal and professional development. PopUp Painting is the perfect way to drink creatively on a night out in London and Birmingham. […]

Artist of the Week: Bambi

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Bambi. Bambi (b. 1982) is a street artist from London. It has been speculated that ‘Bambi’ is also a chart-topping musician, however her identity has never been disclosed. The graffiti artist’s approach is similar to Banksy’s; using stencils to get a clean and quick image on the wall. [...]

Interviewing Wyland Tondelier!

PopUp Painting events are led by local artists who are experts not just in their trade, but in entertainment and organisational development. In addition, they are supported by a team with expertise in management, innovation and training. PopUp Painting’s team includes 14 artist, and today we have interviewed Wyland Tondelier.   1. Introduce yourself I […]

Artist of the Week: Kiki Smith

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kiki Smith. Kiki Smith (b. 1954) is a German born artist who was brought up in the U.S and currently lives and works in New York. Smith is considered one of the most significant artists of contemporary times. The artist is known for her multidisciplinary practice, which includes the [...]

Artist of the Week: Nerine Tassie

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Nerine Tassie (also known as Nerine McIntyre). Tassie graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2002 with a degree in Fine Art. Natural spaces and forms provide the basis and inspiration for her work, in particular the coastal waters and woodlands around her home. These landscapes are ever changing and thus [...]

Artist of the Week: Christian Hook

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Christian Hook. Christian Hook is a painter who was awarded Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Award in 2014. As part of the prize for winning the competition the artist was commissioned to create a £10,000 portrait of actor Alan Cumming for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. [...]

Once in a lifetime exhibition!

Tate Modern is planning an exhibition in collaboration with the Picasso Museum in Paris that will gather some of the biggest masterpieces created by Pablo Picasso  during a significant period in his life. Titled “Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy,” the show will focus on a specific moment in Picasso’s work, at the height of his passionate […]