Tags: sculpture

Artist of the Week: David Mach

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is David Mach. David Mach is a Scottish sculpture and installation artist who is best known for his intricate sculptures that use large quantities of mass-produced products ranging from coat hangers to match sticks. Many of Mach’s installations are temporary and constructed in public spaces. David Mach studied at […]

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 [...]

Artist of the Week: Anish Kapoor

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Anish Kapoor. Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is a British-Indian sculptor known for his large scale sculptures and installations that distort space. Kapoor was born in Bombay, but moved to London in the 1970’s to study art at Hornsey School of Art and later at Chelsea School of art and [...]

Artist of the Week: Damien Hirst

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Damien Hirst. Damien Hirst (b.1965) is an English contemporary artist and member of the ‘Young British Artist’s’ who dominated the art world in the 1990s. The artist is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth valued at £215m in the 2010. Damien Hirst’s career started [...]

Artist of the Week: Martin Creed

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Martin Creed. Martine Creed is a British sculptor, installation and conceptual artist. Creed is known for his minimal and humorous approach to making work. The artist plays with definitions of art, pushing the limits of how and what we view as art. Creed uses banal, everyday objects to [...]

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: Rana Bagum

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Rana Bagum. Rana Bagum is a Bangladeshi-British sculptor who works across a variety of media. The artist is heavily influenced by minimalism and constructivism, and thus much of her work is focused on the formal elements of the materials she uses. Bagum’s abstract sculptures and reliefs capture a [...]

Artist of the Week: Charles Pachter

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Canadian artist Charles Pachter. Charles Pachter (b. 1942) works in a variety of media including painting, printmaking, sculpture and drawing. The artist works in a graphic, bold style that echoes Pop Art. The artists uses popular icons as subject matter for his work. Much of the imaginary used [...]

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: Georg Baselitz

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Georg Baselitz. Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) is a German painter, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor. Baselitz is one of Germany’s most celebrated artists, with a career spanning over fifty years. The artist’s work has been categorised under the genre of Neo-Expressionism. Georg Baselitz’s early career was focused on painting. The [...]