Tags: Yorkshire

Artist Of The Week: David Hockney

PopUp Painting’s artist of the week this week is the brilliant contemporary artist, David Hockney. David Hockney, born in Bradford, is an English painter, printmaker, photographer and stage designer. Perhaps the most popular and versatile British artist of the 20th century. Hockney moved to Los Angeles in 1966. The influence of LA's vibrant colours and light is evident [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Leeds (but really should)

Leeds is a fantastic place. It started off as a small borough in the 13th century, and through the production of trading and Wool in the Industrial Revolution grew into a booming market town. It's now home to some 2 million people, and it's full of secrets. But did you know.... 1. Leeds was arguably [...]

Artist of the Week: Una

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Una. Una is an artist, academic and comic book creator based in Yorkshire. The artist creates graphic narratives that explore subjects that range from disability, psychosis, political activism and violence against women. Much of Una’s work has been self-published, however in 2015 Myriad published her first graphic novel [...]