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The History of London through Art

From the first painting of London to the Great Fire to unmade beds – here’s a brief look at the History of London through art. c1630 – The First Painting of London View of London from Southwark, Unknown Artist No one is completely sure which is the first painting of London but it is believed […]

5 Hidden Places of Art in London

Sir John Soane’s Museum Just inside what appears to be three standard London town houses near Holborn, is the old home of architect, Sir John Soane. Today, this is a museum which is free to the public, however under the request of Sir John Sloane’s will – the layout of the buildings have not been […]

5 Reasons to ‘GOGH’ visit Tate in 2019!

It might be a little early to get excited about next years art highlights, especially when there are so many great exhibitions to catch this summer (check out what to see here). But when Tate recently announced next years line-up we couldn’t help but get giddy! Tate’s knock out 2019 line up will include well […]

Artist Spotlight: Banksy!

Artist Spotlight: Banksy!

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Banksy! Banksy is a 'Bristolian' artist, political activist, film director, and painter. The graffiti artist is famed for his satirical street artworks which he creates using stencils. His works combine dark humour with political and social commentary. Many local councils in the UK protect them with a perspex covering [...]
Artist Spotlight: Kyle Bean

Artist Spotlight: 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: Jean Jullien

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist  of the week’ is Jean Jullien. Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer who lives and works in London. Though predominately focused on graphic design, the artist’s eclectic practice ranges from illustration to photography, video, costume, installation, book art and clothing design. The artist studied in both Central Saint Martins and [...]