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100 Years of Voting: The Art of the Suffragettes

It is a century since women in the UK won the right to vote. A fraught and relentless campaign from the fearless suffragettes brought a sea-change to British politics and to celebrate, here at PopUp Painting HQ, we are looking at the art that helped in the fight for democratic parity. Much of the art […]

Artist of the Week: Paul Cézanne

Popup Painting's 'artist of the Week' is Paul Cézanne. Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. Cézanne used repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes and planes of colour to create his paintings.   The artist regarded color, line, and "form" as one and the same thing, or inseparable aspects for describing how the human eye actually experiences [...]

Artist of the Week: Toubie Jack

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Toubie Jack.   Toubie Jack studied graphic design and gained a distinction in art. The artist worked for many years as a video editor, however gave it up to pursue art full time. Jack’s art is bold with a stylised and graphic [...]

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: 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: Una

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Una. Una is an artist, academic and comic book creator based in Yorkshire. The artist creates graphic narratives that explore subjects that range from disability, psychosis, political activism and violence against women. Much of Una’s work has been self-published, however in 2015 Myriad published her first graphic novel [...]

Artist of the Week: Jenny Leonard

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member Jenny Leonard. Jenny Leonard is a London based artist who studied BA Fine Art Norwich University College of the Arts. The artist works across a variety of media, but specialises in painting, murals and public art projects. Leonard is particularly involved in community and [...]

Artist of the Week: Georg Baselitz

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Georg Baselitz. Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) is a German painter, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor. Baselitz is one of Germany’s most celebrated artists, with a career spanning over fifty years. The artist’s work has been categorised under the genre of Neo-Expressionism. Georg Baselitz’s early career was focused on painting. The [...]

Artist of the Week: Barbara Veena Scialó

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Barbara Veena Scialó. Barbara Veena Scialó was born in Austria, but lives and works in London. The artist works predominantly in painting and textiles. Much of the artist’s work depicts scenes inspired by nature. The artist herself notes: ‘My work is a [...]