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.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like giving the unique and unforgettable gift of art. Forget the flowers and discard the chocolates, this year think outside the box and show your nearest and dearest how much you care with art this year. We’ve gathered our top 10 favourite works guaranteed to dazzle your chosen Valentine, and commemorate a timeless and enduring love.
Whether you’re a travel buff, or simply dream of encircling the globe, art can be a way to take a travel adventure without leaving your home. We’ve chosen an array of paintings, drawings and photographs that will pull you to the far corners of the world.
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.
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.
When it gets down to gifting art it’s hard to know where to begin, but I think a sure place to start for the perfect present is with a print. Katie Tsorous hand selects her top 5 prints for presents in every budget under £500.