Tags: art

Partner Venue: Horniman at Hays!

PopUp Painting are partnered with Horniman at Hays. Read all about this great location, which can be found in London Bridge!   The Horniman at Hays is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson’s collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere. The area, along the south bank of the […]

Artist of the Week: Guerrilla Girls

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist or rather artists of the week’ are ‘Guerrilla Girls’. Guerrilla Girls are an anonymous group of feminist, female artists devoted to exposing and fighting sexism, racism and corruption in the art world. Much of the groups work takes the form of billboards, stickers, posters, street projects and books that act as propaganda […]

POPUP PAINTING AND THE TURNER PRIZE 2016!

‘It’s amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw’. Damien Hirst’s acceptance speech in 1995   YEP! It’s that time of the year again, when we all sit around wondering about the Turner Prize. This year’s Turner Prize is awarded on 5 December 2016 and an announcement broadcast […]

DATE NIGHT!

If you or your significant other are constantly at a loss for new and interesting date ideas. Then you have landed in the right place! Seriously, everybody loves a dinner and a movie, but every now and then you need something a little more exciting. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, a birthday or simply spicing […]

Christmas is coming!

Is it to early to start talking about Christmas? … Ah what the heck! It’s a holly jolly time of the year, so lets not be to much of a Grinch about this post shall we. Ten days people! Ten days until the 1st of December and then the count down begins. Have you got […]

Artist of the Week: Charlie Kirkham

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Charlie Kirkam. Charlie Kirkham works in a variety of medium including watercolours, oils, pencil, ink, collage, digital imaging and ceramics. The artist trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design and the Heatherley School of Fine Art (2015). Kirkham often explores [...]
Support Help for Heroes and The British Legion with our Poppy season!

Support Help for Heroes and The British Legion with our Poppy season!

Action always speaks louder than words, and here at PopUp Painting as well as our incredibly fun evening events we also offer a unique and fun way to raise funds for charities and other not-for-profit organisations. For the entire month of November part of the ticket sales will be donated to two charities. we are […]

Interviewing Miguel Galue!

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 Miguel Galue.   1. Introduce yourself; Who […]

What is Art Deco?

Art Deco is an art movement involving a mix of modern decorative art styles, largely of the 1920s and 1930s, whose main characteristics were inspired by various avant-garde painting styles of the early twentieth century. With the rise in status of decorative artists, who in the 19th century had been considered simply as artisans. The term […]

Artist of the Week: Tomma Abts

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Tomma Abts (b. 1967) Tom Abts is a German artist whose work takes the form of complex, layered, abstract paintings. Abts begins her paintings with no preconceived idea of their composition, the only certainties are the parameters the artist sets for herself, namely the size of the support [...]