Meet Philip Vaughan, the artist behind the landmark 48ft tall Light Tower which sat above the Hayward Gallery from 1972 to 2008. Philip has been involved for the last 10 years or so in an effort to restore the Light Tower. It was a rare example of a large contemporary kinetic artwork on the streets of London but it was never returned after it was taken down from the roof of the South Bank gallery for renovation.
We interviewed the artist who spends his days transforming music into paint on canvas.
British artist and illustrator Victoria Topping describes her work as “music for the eyes”. By playing with colour, texture and form, Victoria synthesises elements of Jazz, Soul, Gospel and Disco into visual form.
With their vibrant colours, smiling sunbathers and gleeful swimmers, Ruth Mulvie’s paintings are pure joy. Ruth creates her utopian wonderlands from her loft studio in Brighton. Found imagery and old photographs form the basis of her work - with buckets of colour thrown in.
Abstract artist Harriet Hoult is the latest in our series of Modern Marketers. Her paintings are in huge demand and she's usually the first to sell out at various art fairs across the city. We quizzed Harriet about her go-to sources of inspiration, who she loves to follow on Instagram and how she uses social media to propel her career.
Gugi Goo is one of Rise Art’s most popular artists, and it’s not surprising given these beautiful abstract paintings filled with light, life, passion and movement. Find out more about her work and inspiration in this behind the scenes interview with the artist, and see a sneak-peak into a day in her life.
There's a fierce femininity and freedom of spirit etched into the surface of Hannah Adamaszek's bohemian portraits. It's no wonder her urban portraits are so popular, and her social following so vast, when they are bang on trend. We pinned her down between projects to find out about where she finds her inspiration and how she promotes her work.
Mark Chadwick makes colourful, psychedelic, spun paintings that breathe a life of their own, both online and off. He’s the first in our #ModernMarketers series of interviews with some of Rise Art’s most popular artists in real life and on digital, and the internet just can’t get enough of him.
Experimental artist Vesa Kivinen pioneered 'Artevo': a new form of art combining body painting, oil on canvas and nature photography. We caught up with the artist just after his most recent exhibit at the Biohacker Summit in London, quizzing him about upcoming projects and the inspiration behind his works...
We quiz abstract artist Abigail Box, whose luminous paintings bring light and colour into any space!