Tags: London

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 [...]

Artist of the week: Anna Tveritinova

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is team member Anna Tveritinova. Anna Tveritinova is a mixed media artist who lives and works in London. Anna studied drawing at the ‘Royal Drawing School’, a Foundation Diploma at ‘City & Guilds London Art School’ and has received awards from both of these prestigious institutions. Tveritinova’s practice takes [...]

Artist of the Week: Andy Warhol

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol (origninally known as Andy Warhola) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the ‘Pop Art’ movement. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and consumer cu lture. Warhol used many types of media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, silk [...]

PRIDE 2018: Celebrating LGBT Art

To celebrate Pride 2018 PopUp Painting are looking at the history of LGBT art and some of the most influential artists from the movement. From Ancient Greece to the present day LGBT art has existed. It has been a tumultuous road for LGBT artists who have faced enduring issues such as censorship, discrimination and persecution […]

Five Art Exhibitions to Catch this Summer in London!

Whether it’s seeking shelter from the unpredictable British weather or to keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays; here at PopUp Painting HQ we’ve compiled a list of our top five art exhibitions to catch this summer. 1. What? The London Open 2018 Where? The Whitechapel Gallery When? 8 June – 26 Aug. This […]

Artist of the Week: Elizabeth Kennedy

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Elizabeth Kennedy. Elizabeth Kennedy is a London based artist who graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Creative Arts BA (Hons) in 2003. The artist works predominantly in painting, working with acrylics, oils and watercolours. Kennedy’s paintings are figurative works, which [...]

Artist of the Week: Sue Guthrie

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Sue Guthrie. Sue Guthrie is an artist based in Birmingham. Guthrie works across a range of media but specialises her practice on creating Fine Arts pieces for commercial interiors. The artist has created original artworks for a range of clients including BMW, [...]