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…
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.
“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. “
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…
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.’
The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration of international contemporary art by emerging and established artists from around the globe.
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.
“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…
Iron Flag? Collage sketch on paper, 2017 #makeamericagreatagain #makeamericasafeagain #usa #trump #wutang #art #contemporaryart #collage #drawing
Interview with artist Douglas Cantor for @floorrmagazine
The commute from hell
Interview with artist Edgar Serran for @floorrmagazine
Artists at work No.2 @kobrastreetart
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…