Since graduating with a BFA from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Jersey, in 2013, Jamian Juliano-Villani’s star has very much been in the ascendent. Whilst
Ben Spiers has been described by artist, friend, former student and ‘Hook and Crook’ curator Oli Epp as “one of London’s best kept secrets” and “London’s most secretive painter”, and I for one would, therefore, like to thank both Epp and veteran collector and dealer Kostyál for drawing Spiers out into the spotlight.
Hector Campbell, our Curator at Large, has his eye on the latest and greatest contemporary exhibitions, and he's always on the lookout for promising up-and-coming artists. If you're in search of your next art fix, here are four current London exhibitions that Hector recommends.
The Fauves, French for 'Wild Beasts', were so termed because of their liberal application of colour and their disregard for realism. Intense colours, thick brushstrokes and simplified forms characterise their work. We spotlight five artists whose work is reminiscent of the vibrant Fauvist movement.
Stray away from the recognisability of realism and embrace your curiosity by inviting the mystery of an abstract piece into your home.
Art should be something that brings you joy when you look at it. With this in mind, I’ve chosen my favourite Rise Art photographers whose works really make me laugh. I’d love these works on my walls, to make me smile every day.
With a bit of research and careful consideration, an artwork will make a beautiful and unexpected gift that is guaranteed to last a lifetime. Discover our head curator’s 5 top tips for buying art as a gift, whatever the occasion.
Originating in 17th century France, the Salon style hang quickly became a way of bringing art to the masses and breaking down the cultural walls of the elite classes. It’s a trend that has transcended the worlds of art and interiors, especially popular today as a means of displaying even the most eclectic of collections. Be fearless and follow our simple steps, and you’ll be well on your way to achieving the look in your home.
Styling with exotic art in your home is a wonderful way to infuse your space with a touch of greenery and achieve the trend of the moment, and we’ve selected some luscious and lively artworks to inspire you to do just that.
At this time of year, it’s easy to feel surrounded by darkness, but fear not, we’ve got the perfect remedy for your January blues. Raise your spirits with our top 10 uplifting artworks set to bring warmth back inside, transforming the home into your very own port in a storm.