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.
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.
Spring is in the air, and we’re feeling especially inspired today, letting our minds drift past the confines of our office and picking our wish list of works to put a smile on your face. Discover some of our brightest, most sanguine works and be inspired to invest in your happiness.
One thing we can’t fail to forget is that the holiday season means the ultimate party season. To honour the glittering party season and the fast approaching sparkling celebration of New Year’s Eve, we’ve put together a collection of works that are celebratory in style and perfect for the party animal in all of us.
It’s official, we’re in December and the jolly holiday spirit is taking the city by storm. To celebrate this joyful season, I’ve selected a collection of 12 festive works that will get you in the Christmas spirit and stay long after the tinsel and tree have been taken down!
Buying art for someone else doesn’t have to be intimidating. The gift of art can be a catalyst to a collection, an unexpected romantic gesture, or a way to honor a nostalgic feeling for a loved one or friend, with meaning beyond your typical store-bought gift. We’ve rounded up ten “first” pieces of art to buy this holiday season for your tribe- from your parents’ office to the love of your life.
We all know that painting is hands down the most popular medium, there’s something so special about an original piece of artwork, the artist’s touch on the canvas and the free forms or incredible precision that can be achieved with a brush. This Christmas we have 10 paintings at the top of our wish list, and are hoping for all our art dreams to come true.