Tags: Artist of the week

Artist of the Week: Andreas Gursky

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andreas Gursky. Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) is a German photographer. The artist is known for his large format colour photographs distinctive for their incisive and critical look at the effect of capitalism and globalisation on contemporary life. Gursky studied at the ‘Düsseldorf Kunstakademie’ in the early 1980s, at […]

Artist of the Week: Shirazeh Houshiary

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shirazeh Houshiary. Shirazeh Houshiary is an Iranian artist born in Shiraz, Iran in 1955. The artist moved to London in 1974 where she received a BA from Chelsea School of Art. Houshiary works and lives in London. Shirazeh Houshiary came to prominence in the 1980s as a sculptor, […]

Artist of the Week: Hayden Kays

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Hayden Kays. Hayden Kays (b.1985) is a London based artist who has been coined as one of  “a new generation of Pop artists”.Kays works across a variety of media ranging from illustration to sculpture. The artist is particularly well known for his ironic illustrations. Kays borrows much […]

Artist of the Week: Venus

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Venus. Venus is an American visual and performance artist, who also acts, models, dances, writes poetry, and performs as a musician. Venus is the granddaughter of film actor Rusty Lee (Young Guns, Raising Arizona, Wild, Wild West, Gunsmoke to name a few!). The artist currently works and lives […]

Artist of the Week: Kyle Bean

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kyle Bean. Kyle Bean is a London based artist and designer who specialises in handmade models, sets and installations. His work is extraordinarily detailed and uses a range of everyday materials and found objects ranging from paper to eggshells. Bean has a passion for handcrafted design and tactile […]

Artist of the Week: David Mach

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is David Mach. David Mach is a Scottish sculpture and installation artist who is best known for his intricate sculptures that use large quantities of mass-produced products ranging from coat hangers to match sticks. Many of Mach’s installations are temporary and constructed in public spaces. David Mach studied at […]

Artist of the Week: Joelle Avelino

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Joelle Avelino. Joelle Avelino is a Congolese and Angolan London based artist and illustrator. The artist graduated from the University Of Hertfordshire with a BA (Hons) in Illustration with Marketing. Joelle works with both traditional and digital methods of drawing and painting. […]

Artist of the Week: Ed Ruscha

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Ed Ruscha. Ed Ruscha is an American artist who was one of the first ‘Pop Art’ artists of the 1960’s and whose work captured American culture in a succinct and dead pan manner. Ruscha’s career began in the early 1960’s when the artist broke away from the painterly […]

Artist of the Week: Ben Eine

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Ben Eine. Ben Eine is a London born street artist who specialises in typographic artworks. The artist is one of the most successful street artists in the world and is regarded as a pioneer in the exploration of graffiti letterforms. Eine started his career over 25 years ago, […]

Artist of the Week: Amy Cutler

PopUp Painting’s artist of the week is Amy Cutler. Amy Cutler (b.1974) is an illustrator from New York. The artist received her BFA degree from The Cooper Union School of Art, New York. Cutler is represented by the Leslie Tonkonow Gallery and her work has been featured in major surveys of contemporary art, most notably […]