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.
Photographers have been capturing the magic of the city since commercial cameras became available in the mid-1800s, and they continue to find the mystery of the urban jungle to be intriguing. We’ve rounded up a group of photographers who view the urban landscape through a unique lens.
Lori Zimmer explores the practices of 6 exceptional photographers on the Rise Art Prize global shortlist.
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.
On 19 August 1839, the patent for the Daguerreotype - the first photographic process - was released to the world. And we have the French government of the time to thank. Merci. Photography has come a long way and we tend to take for granted the technological leaps and bounds that have happened over the past century and three quarters. We spotlight five artists who push photography even further, testing the limits of subject and technique.
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.
Brexit getting you down? Celebrate Europe Day with our edit of the top 10 artists from across the Continent.
Earth Day is just around the corner, (22nd April to be exact, so get it in your diaries!) So today, we stop and pay attention to our planet as we celebrate the artists inspired by nature.
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.