Tags: sculpture

Artist of the Week: Bharti Kher

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is contemporary artist Bharti Kher. Bharti Kher was born in London in 1969 and relocated to India in 1993, where she now lives and works. Kher works in a variety of media including painting, sculpture and installation. The artist uses everyday objects to create otherworldly artworks that operate in [...]

Artist of the Week: Cornelia Parker

PopUp Painting’s ‘artistoftheweek’ is Cornelia Parker. Cornelia Parker is an English sculptor and installation artist, who transforms the most banal of objects into extraordinary works of art. The artist is known for her ambitious large scale works, that often span the scale of galleries and museums, however Parker also creates small scale works that are just as [...]

Artist of the Week: The Royal Art Lodge

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ or should we say 'artist's of the week' are the art collective ‘The Royal Art Lodge’. ‘The Royal Art Lodge’ was a collective of artists, based in Winnipeg, Canada that created artworks between the period of 1996-2008. The collective consisted of the artists: Michael Dumontier, Marcel Dzama, Neil Farber, [...]

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 [...]

Artist of the week: Roy Lichtenstein

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Roy Lichtenstein. Roy Lichtenstein (born 1923) is an American Pop artist from New York. Lichtenstein was one of the most influential and innovative artists of the second half of the twentieth century. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns, among others, he became a leading [...]

Artist of the Week: Yayoi Kusuma

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Japanese artist and writer Yayoi Kusuma. Kusuma, born in Matsumoto City, Japan, first studied painting in Kyoto in 1929. Soon after, frustrated by the lack of diversity of Japanese art, the artist moved to New York City and by the mid 60’s had become one of the most [...]

Artist of the Week: Michael Craig-Martin

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Michael Craig-Martin. Michael Craig-Martin is a painter and sculptor who was born in Dublin in 1941 and educated in the United States, where he studied at Yale University. During his time at Yale, the artist focused his work predominantly on sculpture, with Minimalism and artists such a Donald [...]