Tags: printmaking

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: 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: Kiki Smith

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kiki Smith. Kiki Smith (b. 1954) is a German born artist who was brought up in the U.S and currently lives and works in New York. Smith is considered one of the most significant artists of contemporary times. The artist is known for her multidisciplinary practice, which includes the [...]