The festive season brings with it a significant wardrobe change. Woolly Christmas jumpers appear at the office party. Or, perhaps you prefer a wintery onesie or Santa-patterned socks? Looking back through art history, it’s clear that it has always been the season to make an effort. And these characters have out-dressed us all.
From embroiding the front cover of Bradford's 1989 British Telecom telephone directory to his life as a synesthete, we bring you 5 things you didn't know about David Hockney.
Ellie Armstrong reviews Cape Town's Zeitz MOCAA, the largest contemporary art museum in Africa.
We get the lowdown on sought after street artist Marc Craig on his murals for the Rise Art Prize and the Andaz Hotel, as well as the new aesthetic direction he's taking in his prints.
Our Rise Art Prize People's Choice competition is hosted by Oliver Proudlock, art lover and fashionista. We find out more about Ollie's artistic inclinations.
Q&A with Rise Art Prize judge, Neo Maditla. Neo is Editor in Chief of DesignIndaba.com, the leading design and creativity platform in South Africa. She is a seasoned writer with experience in print, TV and online.
Alex Stedman describes herself as a fashion editor, blogger and realist. Living in the big city is expensive. Sometimes impossibly so. But being frugal doesn't mean you have to compromise on style.
It's been a busy fortnight at Rise Art, both for the team and our artists. Here's an update on what we've been up to and what's cracking lacking in the art world.
This week's guest curator is writer, digital artist and curator of Sheffield's Site Gallery. We caught Leila for an interview in the run up to the gallery's very first STEAM event to chat about how digitalisation is evolving the art world, and how she fills her life with creativity day after day.
Journalist, art lover, writer and Rise Art insider Fiona McKenzie Johnston as this week’s guest curator. Get a sneak-peek at her beautiful home with its steadily growing art collection and see her top Rise Art picks.