Tags: Venice Biennale

Artist of the Week: Shirazeh Houshiary

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shirazeh Houshiary. Shirazeh Houshiary is an Iranian artist born in Shiraz, Iran in 1955. The artist moved to London in 1974 where she received a BA from Chelsea School of Art. Houshiary works and lives in London. Shirazeh Houshiary came to prominence in the 1980s as a sculptor, […]

Artist of the Week: Ed Ruscha

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Ed Ruscha. Ed Ruscha is an American artist who was one of the first ‘Pop Art’ artists of the 1960’s and whose work captured American culture in a succinct and dead pan manner. Ruscha’s career began in the early 1960’s when the artist broke away from the painterly […]

Artist of the Week: Cai Guo-Qiang

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Cai Guo-Qiang. Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957) is a Chinese conceptual artist whose works crosses over multiple mediums including drawing, video, installation and performance art. Cai Guo-Qiang trained in stage design at the Shanghai Theater Academy, but later made a move towards contemporary art. It may come as no [...]