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Artist of the Week: Banksy!

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Banksy! Banksy is a 'Bristolian' artist, political activist, film director, and painter. The graffiti artist is famed for his satirical street artworks which he creates using stencils. His works combine dark humour with political and social commentary. Many local councils in the UK protect them with a perspex covering [...]

Artist of the Week: Steve Powers

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Steve Powers. Steve Powers (b.1968) is a graffiti writer from New York, who is also goes under the pseudonym ESPO ('Exterior Surface Painting Outreach’), The artist is known for his witty proclamations of love created on street walls using a traditional sign-writing technique. The artist uses bold [...]

Artist of the Week: Bambi

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Bambi. Bambi (b. 1982) is a street artist from London. It has been speculated that ‘Bambi’ is also a chart-topping musician, however her identity has never been disclosed. The graffiti artist’s approach is similar to Banksy’s; using stencils to get a clean and quick image on the wall. [...]

Artist of the Week: Blek le Rat

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Blek le Rat. Blek le Rat (b.1952) is a French graffiti artist who has been described as the ‘father of stencil graffiti’. Blek began his street art career in the early 80’s, stencilling images of rats on to the walls of the Parisian streets. The artist used the [...]

Artist of the week: Noir

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Thierry Noir. Thierry Noir (b.1958), or ‘Noir’ as the artist is often known, is a French street artist based in Berlin. The artist has a distinctive style, using bold, stylised lines filled with bright colours to depict cartoon-like profiles. This strong emphasis on line aims to simplify forms to [...]

Artist of the Week: Tom Blackford

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is member of the PopUp Painting team Tom Blackford. Tom Blackford is an artist who specialises in street art and illustration. The artist runs PopUp Painting’s special street art events each month. The artist was born in London, where he currently lives and works. Predominantly an illustrator and painter, Tom's work [...]