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Artist of the Week: Poppy Chancellor

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Poppy Chancellor. Poppy Chancellor is a London based illustrator and papercut artist. Chancellor creates delicate, bespoke and individually hand-cut paper designs for events, individual clients and brands. The artist completed her illustration degree at Kingston University before studying on The Drawing Year at The Prince's Drawing School (now [...]

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: Kazmir Malevich

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kazmir Malevich. Kazmir Malevich (1878 – 1935) was a Russian painter, founder of the Suprematist movement and a pioneer of geometric abstraction. The artist studied at the ‘Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture’. Malevich lived and worked through one of the most turbulent periods in the twentieth [...]

Artist of the Week: Michelle Shore

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Michelle Shore. Michelle Shore is an artist based in The Peak District, who works as part of the Manchester PopUp Painting team. The artist specialises in ink drawings, however she also uses charcoal, pastel and paint to create her work. Michelle is [...]

Artist of the Week: Xu Beihong (徐悲鴻)

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Chinese artist  Xu Beihong (徐悲鴻). Xu Beihong (1895-1953) was primarily known for his 'Shui-mo Hua' or Chinese ink-and-wash paintings. The artist was one of the first Chinese artists to articulate the need for artistic expressions that reflected a new modern China at the beginning of the 20th century. Xu [...]

Artist of the Week: Salvador Dali

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Spanish artist Salvador Dali. The artist was born in 1904 in Figueres, Spain. Salvador Dali was one of the leading members of the Surrealist movement. The Surrealists were known for a desire to express the contents of the unconscious mind through their work. They believed that artistic and [...]

Artist of the Week: Katsushika Hokusai

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese painter and printmaker from (now called Tokyo), Japan. During his life, Hokusai produced tens of thousands of prints, paintings, and illustrations. Hokusai's images were usually took inspiration from the Japanese countryside, its people and legends. Hokusai had a long career, [...]

Artist of the Week: James Ventre

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and Manchester PopUp Painting team member James Ventre.  James Ventre graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2017 and since graduating has based himself and his practice in the city. Ventre’s practice centres around creating large scale abstract paintings. The artist is interested in the notion of [...]

August Summer Sale!

After Christmas, Summer Sales surely are the most magical times of the year. We’ve got lots of lovely events – across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool – in our August summer sale. Save 20% off when you use coupon summerpaint at checkout on selected events (listed below). This offer covers the events listed below, and expires […]

Artist of the Week: Andre Derain

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andre Derain. Andre Derain (1880-1954) was a French painter, printmaker and sculptor famed as one of the creators of Fauvism and one of the first to ‘discover’ primitive art. Derain and his contemporary Henre Matisse became known for their vivid paintings, characterised by bold brush strokes and the [...]