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.
'Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979' opens this week at the Tate Britain. Rise Art's very own Bruce McLean is included in the exhibition, with some of his groundbreaking early works being shown alongside the likes of Victor Burgin and Keith Arnatt. This week we're celebrating the best of British, showcasing Rise Art's most prominent British conceptual artists!
Against the madness of Degree Show season, Charlie Levine checks out Metamorphose to see who comes out triumphant for the Wednesday Event.