Back on the block! Check out this short film I made about making a woodblock print from an old piece of wood 😅
Destruction is an inevitable part of the creative process. Creative ideas are constantly shifting and evolving. Sometimes they become prints, paintings and sculptures or they can be lost and abandoned. Sometimes creative ideas return from the dead!
‘CHANGE YOUR LIFE’ by the graffiti artist ‘Indiano’ (Grosse, Jürgen). Visit the Imperial War Museum for more info.
Roehampton’s Alton Estate was once considered an architectural marvel. The design of the buildings in this south west London estate was influenced by leading modernist architect, Le Corbusier…
Being an artist is tricky business. Artists have to position themselves and what they do in society and navigate the stereotyped image of the deranged genius and idle vagabond.
Pardo é Papel is a new exhibition by artist Maxwell Alexandre at the Museu De Arte Do Rio. The show displays a collection of…
MASP is renowned for having a great selection of European art but they also have an important collection of modern and contemporary Brazilian art. These works show us…
Space, Place and Home is an exhibition exploring themes in contemporary art, craft and design. The show brings together a group of artists who..
society is like…
Pushing Paper presents a collection of contemporary artworks with the aim of exploring drawing as a resurging artform in contemporary art.
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A collaboration between the Bentall Centre and Kingston School of Art to host workshops, exhibitions and creative showcases in Kingston town centre during the summer of 2019.
Anna has created her own visual language by working with a wide range of materials including clay sculptures, prints, works on paper, film and sound works, photography and mixed media. Anna’s work is compelling as it reflects both her personal life and the social context in which she has worked.
Bankside is one of London’s busiest districts and is buzzing with tourists and visitors. Home to Borough Market, the Globe Theater and Tate Modern, Bankside is also a centre for arts, culture and entertainment.
The Catalan capital is buzzing with creative energy. Each of its ten districts (districtes) has its own unique vibe and identity. From the lively bars and cafés of La Rambla…
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this project INJECTS SOME HIP-HOP and pop culture into the art game.
A new exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries presents the work of Venezuelan artist Luchita Hurtdo. ‘I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn’ is…
Jake Chapman and his band Funhole playing at Art Night 2017.
The Jerwood Makers Open is an initiative to promote the “significance of making and materials within contemporary visual arts”. This reads like a broad remit but an emphasis on craft…
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A brand-new exhibition at the Whitechapel gallery presents a major survey of work by Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz. He first came to prominence in the 1990’s and his artwork draws on
Music is a great inspiration. I listen to it while I work, think and rest. It uplifts my mood and helps to get those creative juices going.
The Kitchen Sink Painters were a group of British artists who made artwork depicting scenes of everyday life.
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Lisbon is a feast for the eyes. Wherever you look there is a visual surprise and the city exudes a rustic charm. The city is made of decoration. Every cobbled street is covered in mosaics which create hypnotic patterns. Within this exciting city there are some fantastic museums, galleries and art sites. Here are some of my highlights.
Artist Mike Nelson has turned Tate Britain’s central hall into a sculptural and cultural junkyard.
Starting from the first picture in the top left-hand side and continuing from left to right across the rows you can see how the picture developed. The first step was to use charcoal to fill the paper with a variety of marks and gestures.
Monty is an artist. He’s also a fictional character and subject of the exhibition produced by Kwon Lee and curated by Zoe Watson at Copperfield Gallery.
Selected artists from the Contemporary British Painting Prize in discussion with Matthew Collings.
Contemporary hip-hop like contemporary fine art is made up of a variety of sub-genres and styles. Themes from the old school era and golden age of hip-hop are still influential in contemporary hip-hop culture.
During the mid-1980’s hip-hop entered a golden age of expression and the culture flourished and became part of the mainstream. With this success came a new sensibility, attitude and visual identity.
Here’s a round up of my favourite artists and artworks from this years London Art Fair.
“I’m interested in the relationship between the abstract and the figurative. The challenge is to the viewer. I aim to challenge their perspective of reality and see how far my work will take them.” – Willian Santos in discussion with featherblend.
Hip-Hop and Fine Art have not always been considered as close artistic allies, but they have both become dominant forces in popular culture. Both genres have created their own traditions…
The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration of international contemporary art by emerging and established artists from around the globe.
Superflat is a contemporary art movement which was created by artist Takashi Murakami in 2001.
Check out the work of artist Willian Santos in this new blog on #contemporaryart. Santos experiments with both representational and abstract styles to depict the action of time on various organic forms.
In this post, I’m taking a closer look at the work of artist F.N. Souza from an exhibition called ‘All Too Human’ held at Tate Britain from the 28th of February to the 27th of August 2018.
Iron Flag? Collage sketch on paper, 2017 #makeamericagreatagain #makeamericasafeagain #usa #trump #wutang #art #contemporaryart #collage #drawing
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Check out this artist at work in the Summer Palace in Beijing.
In São Paulo, art is everywhere. There are amazing museums and galleries, art fairs, events and a vibrant street art scene. Here are some highlights from a few of the…
As spring threatens to start I’m looking back at a visit I made last year to King’s Wood in Challock, Kent.
Francisco paints dynamic portraits and makes sensual life studies which present the human form in an open and entrancing way. The works seem to hover between realism and expressionism in…
The Return: an exhibition of recent work by six London painters The Return: an exhibition of recent work by six London painters was an exhibition which brought a diverse selection…