Takashi Murakami playfully blurs the boundary between fine art and commercial fodder, but underneath his playfulness there is a serious comment hidden in his practice.
Hector Campbell is our Curator At Large. This means he’s out and about visiting the best galleries and the latest exhibitions. Hector always has his eye on the latest and greatest art world news and he’s here to give you exclusive access.
We interviewed the artist who spends his days transforming music into paint on canvas.
Introducing Jamie Ford, our newly-appointed Managing Director of Asia Pacific.
Andy Gotts is one of only a handful of British photographers to have been recognised by HM the Queen. In 2012, Andy was awarded an MBE for services to Photography and Charity. The Norfolk-born artist has captured some of the biggest screen stars of our generation. But it’s not just the celebrity subjects themselves that make Andy’s portraits stand out - it’s the stories behind the shoots that give his works their character.
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.
Lauren Baker takes neon to new levels, with fields of energy, vibrations and materials like crystal and bone. Find out more about Lauren's fascinating practice.
David Wightman uses acrylic paint and wallpaper to create imaginary landscapes that are flooded with colour. Find out more about David's process in this Q&A.
What a month February has been. We're wrapping up the Rise Art Prize and looking towards the next activities of 2018.
We get the lowdown on sought after street artist Marc Craig on his murals for the Rise Art Prize and the Andaz Hotel, as well as the new aesthetic direction he's taking in his prints.