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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 [...]

Artist of the Week: Leonora Carrington

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Leonora Carrington. Leonora Carrington was an English-born Surrealist painter and novelist. She lived most of her adult life in Mexico City, and was one of the last surviving participants in the Surrealist movement of the 1930s. Carrington established a distinctive take on Surrealism, working alongside other key members [...]

Artist of the Week: Richard Diebenkorn

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Richard Diebenkorn. Diebenkorn was an American painter whose work was associated with the 'abstract expressionist' movement. Diebenkorn's practice initially embraced abstraction, in particular abstract landscapes, before making what was a surprising change of direction to figuration in the mid-1950s, which would persist until the mid 1960s. The artist [...]

Artist of the week: Horace Pippin

PopUp Painting's 'Artist of the Week' is Horace Pippin. Horace Pippin was a self-taught African-American painter who worked in a naive style. The injustice of slavery and American segregation feature prominently in many of his works. The artist was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Goshen, New York. Pippin served in the 369th infantry in Europe during [...]

Artist of the Week: Barbora Brezakova

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp Painting team member Barbora Brezakova. Barbora was born in Slovakia and is a graduate of Camberwell College of the Arts, UAL. Brezakova practice centres around painting and drawing.  One of artists main concerns is the intensity of  life experience and the investigation of its nature through the [...]

Artist of the Week: Agnes Martin

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Agnes Martin. Martin is most recognised for her evocative paintings marked out in subtle pencil lines and pale colour washes. Although restrained, her style was underpinned by her deep conviction in the emotive and expressive power of art. The artist chose spiritual inspiration over intellectual inspiration to create her [...]

Artist of the Week: Monet

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Claude Monet was one of the founders of the 'Impressionist' movement. He, and his fellow Impressionist artists were focused on capturing movement, changing light and colour in their paintings, and were less concerned with realism. His thin lines of colour were what [...]

Artist of the Week: Miguel Galue

This week we're featuring architect and artist, Miguel Galue, as our Artist Of The Week! Miguel's been part of the PopUp Painting team since October 2014 and we're delighted to be finally featuring some of his work! Miguel was born in Venezuela and now lives in London. His main outputs are sketches and portraits. His artistic [...]