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Artist Spotlight: 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 Spotlight: 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 [...]

Artist Spotlight: Toubie Jack

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Toubie Jack.   Toubie Jack studied graphic design and gained a distinction in art. The artist worked for many years as a video editor, however gave it up to pursue art full time. Jack’s art is bold with a stylised and graphic [...]

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: Rob Conway

  PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Birmingham PopUp Painting team member Rob Conway. Rob Conway is a Birmingham based illustrator, artist-educator and member of the land art collective 'Landmark'. Conway’s illustrative work is characterised by bold pencil lines coupled with areas of loose and viscous colour. The artist’s vibrant illustrations have appeared in [...]

Artist Spotlight: 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 [...]

5 Exhibitions In Liverpool You Must See This Summer!

Liverpool is bursting with art exhibitions this Summer! So we have given you a helping hand to decide what to see with our picks of the 5 Liverpool shows you must not miss! 1. Op Art in Focus Victor Vasarely Zebra, 1937 It seems right to start with Op Art, a form that emerged in [...]

Artist Spotlight: 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 [...]

Artist Spotlight: Daniella Sunflower

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Daniella Sunflower. Daniella Sunflower is an artist based in Corona, California, USA. The artist specialises in acrylic painting, using bold lines and bright colours to create her work. The use of bold colours gives a graphic feel to Daniella’s paintings, which often echoes the style of Pop Art. [...]

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 […]