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Artist of the Week: Quentin Blake

Artist of the Week: Quentin Blake

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Quentin Blake. Quentin Blake is a British illustrator who was born in the suburbs of London in 1932. The artist is best known for his illustrations of Roald Dahl’s books.  Blake started his career at Cambridge, studying a diploma in English, but soon became more interested in the illustrations [...]

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: Christian Hook

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Christian Hook. Christian Hook is a painter who was awarded Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Award in 2014. As part of the prize for winning the competition the artist was commissioned to create a £10,000 portrait of actor Alan Cumming for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. [...]

Artist of theWeek: Hurvin Anderson

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is British artist Hurvin Anderson. Hurvin Anderson (b. 1965) is a Birmingham-born painter, whose work straddles figuration and abstraction. The artist studied at the Royal College of Art. Much of Anderson’s work evokes sensations of being caught between one place and another, drawn from the artist’s personal experience of [...]