Tags: women in art

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 [...]

Interviewing Rebecca Hunter!

PopUp Painting events are led by local artists who are experts not just in their trade, but in entertainment and organisational development. In addition, they are supported by a team with expertise in management, innovation and training. PopUp Painting’s team includes 14 artist, but today we have interviewed Rebecca Hunter one of the first team […]

Artist of the Week: Malika Favre

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Malika Favre. Malika Favre is a French artist based in London. The artist creates figurative works that employ the use of bold colours, in a stylised graphic manner. Favre’s works often play with positive and negative space, where the works become momentarily optically confusing in a similar fashion [...]

Artist of the Week: Jenny Leonard

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member Jenny Leonard. Jenny Leonard is a London based artist who studied BA Fine Art Norwich University College of the Arts. The artist works across a variety of media, but specialises in painting, murals and public art projects. Leonard is particularly involved in community and [...]

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, [...]

SoLo Craft Fair!

PopUp Painting events are led by qualified and practising artists, who are experienced in teaching, events and leisure. One of our artists, Rebecca Hunter was the first to join the team back in 2013 and has recently launched ‘SoLo Craft Fair’ which is about to hit the scene at Balham Bowls Club. ‘In 1969, we had the Summer of Love, […]

Artist of the Week: Hilma af Klint

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Swedish paint Hilma af Klint (1862-1944). Hilma af Klint is regarded as a pioneer of abstract art, her early 20th Century work pre-dates the first purely abstract paintings of Kandinsky, Mondrian and Malevich. af Klint studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Stockholm, initially focusing her work [...]

Artist of the Week: Barbara Veena Scialó

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Barbara Veena Scialó. Barbara Veena Scialó was born in Austria, but lives and works in London. The artist works predominantly in painting and textiles. Much of the artist’s work depicts scenes inspired by nature. The artist herself notes: ‘My work is a [...]