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Artist of the Week: Olafur Elaisson

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Olafur Eliasson. Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is a Danish artist known for creating large-scale installations that employ elemental materials such as light, water, and temperature, to play with the viewers perception of space, time and environment. Olafur Eliasson was born in Copenhagen in 1967 to Icelandic parents. The [...]

Artist of the Week: Rana Bagum

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Rana Bagum. Rana Bagum is a Bangladeshi-British sculptor who works across a variety of media. The artist is heavily influenced by minimalism and constructivism, and thus much of her work is focused on the formal elements of the materials she uses. Bagum’s abstract sculptures and reliefs capture a [...]

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 [...]