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.
“Different narratives reaffirm each other, exist because of the other. At the moment my drawings from life are of the people that I know, although recently I started to work on drawings that are more based on my surroundings and my everyday. “
“I love fashion and the power clothing can give you to take on the world, Donatella Versace is a true icon i feel i resonate with this quote because, in my work i want to portray the sexiness of the materials.”
Jake Chapman and his band Funhole playing at Art Night 2017.
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“The dialogue with the work and the space around it continually changes. Whether it be the work in the studio having a messier feel or being placed in an interior type gallery it could hold a homely relatable feel or if it is placed in a traditional white cube space it gives it a ‘finished’ feeling.”
“The effect of the figure in my painting is tantamount to being in a cage. They have no emotional expression and no vitality. They are neither the fantoccini of the world nor the dominator, neither the subject nor the object.”
“My work is all about what is not known, evident or visible. I’m really interested how we ‘know’ each other, how we assess our knowledge of each other, and how we continually renegotiate our relationship to each other. “
Selected artists from the Contemporary British Painting Prize in discussion with Matthew Collings.
“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.
‘I collect moments, senses and words from my everyday experiences, and this material begins to open relationships with other expanded subjects.’
‘This idea of the landscape that I am interested in is not always something physical, it could be a “dimension” informed by design, object, politics and the Internet.’
Typically, in representation, we strive to get close enough to saying the thing without being didactic or obvious. But if I paint a bland duck-looking duck in one portion of the painting, it becomes painfully boring to paint or look at a duck-looking duck a second time.’
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.
“Making paintings is basically making a series of decisions, and its one of the only things in life that makes me be really present with what i’m doing, so the…
Interview with artist Douglas Cantor for @floorrmagazine
Interview with artist Edgar Serran for @floorrmagazine
Artists at work No.2 @kobrastreetart
“Shock value for its own sake isn’t interesting, if it’s even possible to conjure it post-Information Age. However, I do look to inject a certain level of visual immediacy within…
“My practice is like making mirrors. The mirror that reflects different perspective, different spacetime, but the subject who stares at the mirror can always be found in the work. Challenging…
Check out this artist at work in the Summer Palace in Beijing.
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…