Tags: photography

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: Andy Warhol

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol (originally 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 [...]

5 Exhibitions to Catch in London this Spring

2018 is an exciting year for art exhibitions in London. Here at PopUp Painting HQ we’ve compiled our top 5 exhibitions to catch over the coming months:   For Lovers and Roald Dahl Fans Alike! What?: ’Quentin Blake: Arrows of Love’ Where?: House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross When?: 14th Feb – 29 […]

Artist of the Week: Andreas Gursky

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andreas Gursky. Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) is a German photographer. The artist is known for his large format colour photographs distinctive for their incisive and critical look at the effect of capitalism and globalisation on contemporary life. Gursky studied at the ‘Düsseldorf Kunstakademie’ in the early 1980s, at […]

Artist of the Week: Venus

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Venus. Venus is an American visual and performance artist, who also acts, models, dances, writes poetry, and performs as a musician. Venus is the granddaughter of film actor Rusty Lee (Young Guns, Raising Arizona, Wild, Wild West, Gunsmoke to name a few!). The artist currently works and lives […]

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 [...]

Artist of the Week: Karine Gullino

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member Karine Gullino. Karine Gullino is a French artist based in London. The artist works across a variety of media, including sculpture, installation, painting and photography. Materiality is an important aspect of the artist’s work, allowing materials to respond to each individual artwork. The artist [...]

Artist of the Week: Erwin Wurm

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Austrian artist Erwin Wurm. Erwin Wurm is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses drawing, video, photography, performance and sculpture in his practice. The artist is known for pushing the conventional boundaries of sculpture by creating work that focuses on the premise that sculpture is purely based on mass and [...]

Artist of the week: Sigmar Polke

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is German artist Sigmar Polke (1941-2010). Sigmar Polke studied Fine Art at the Dusseldorf Art Academy alongside his long time friend and peer Gerhard Richter. Throughout his career which spanned five decades Polke was known to experiment with a wide variety of media, styles and subject matter. In the [...]

Artist of the Week: David Shrigley

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is British artist David Shrigley. (b. 1968) David Shrigley is best known for his distinctive drawing style and ‘tongue and cheek’ works that pass comment on everyday situations and human interactions. His satirical drawings and hand-rendered texts are typically deadpan in their humour and amateur in their appearance. While [...]