Tags: British

Artist of the Week: Jack Vettriano

  PopUp Painting has a simple aim: to bring art out of the classroom and the gallery and into the places where people meet on an everyday basis. Bringing social painting to London, we pop up in bars and restaurants right across London, Surrey and St. Albans. With public events, corporate events and private parties, and with themes from Banksy to Van […]

Artist of the Week: Anish Kapoor

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Anish Kapoor. Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is a British-Indian sculptor known for his large scale sculptures and installations that distort space. Kapoor was born in Bombay, but moved to London in the 1970’s to study art at Hornsey School of Art and later at Chelsea School of art and [...]

Artist of the Week: Francis Bacon

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Francis Bacon. Francis Bacon (b.1909) was an Irish-born, British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque and emotionally charged work. The artist took inspiration from Surrealism, film, photography and the canon of Old Masters. Bacon’s distinctive style of painting that depicted the bleakness of the human condition struck [...]