Artist Spotlight: Rebecca Hunter!
Artist Spotlight: 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 Spotlight: Amy Cutler
PopUp Painting’s artist of the week is Amy Cutler. Amy Cutler (b.1974) is an illustrator from New York. The artist received her BFA degree from The Cooper Union School of Art, New York. Cutler is represented by the Leslie Tonkonow Gallery and her work has been featured in major surveys of contemporary art, most notably […]
Artist of the Week: C.M. Coolidge
Artist of the Week: Steve Powers
Artist of the Week: Cai Guo-Qiang
Artist of the Week: Keith Haring
What is Op Art?
Artists have been intrigued by the nature of perception for centuries. In the 1950s this obsession blossomed into a movement. Op, or Optical, art typically employs abstract patterns composed with a stark contrast of foreground and background, often in black and white for maximum contrast, to produce effects that confuse and excite the eye. Op Art […]