The festive season brings with it a significant wardrobe change. Woolly Christmas jumpers appear at the office party. Or, perhaps you prefer a wintery onesie or Santa-patterned socks? Looking back through art history, it’s clear that it has always been the season to make an effort. And these characters have out-dressed us all.
Reed Hearne is an American artist who uses photography to create what he describes as Digital Paintings. These works capture the beauty and visual intrigue of subjects that most people would dismiss as merely mundane, like the criss-cross of shadows on a staircase or the interplay of geometry and light on a stainless steel bridge.
Meet Miguel Vallinas Prieto, the Spanish artist using surreal photography to explore themes of identity and human nature. Miguel discovered photography in his teens and began developing prints in a homemade laboratory built by his father. Now his photographs are held in private collections around the world and his images are featured in the likes of Vogue, Vanity Fair and the Guardian.
Photographers have been capturing the magic of the city since commercial cameras became available in the mid-1800s, and they continue to find the mystery of the urban jungle to be intriguing. We’ve rounded up a group of photographers who view the urban landscape through a unique lens.
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.
What a month February has been. We're wrapping up the Rise Art Prize and looking towards the next activities of 2018.
We asked 3 exciting installation artists to showcase their work at our Rise Art Prize exhibition at House of Vans. Meet neon artist Lauren Baker, installation artist Ant Hamlyn and street artist Marc Craig.
Lori Zimmer explores the practices of 6 exceptional photographers on the Rise Art Prize global shortlist.
The Rise Art Prize exhibition is officially open. And we're proud to announce the winners of the title awards and category prizes.
Introducing 9 acclaimed artists who are on the final judging panel for the Rise Art Prize 2018. Who will they name the Global Artist of the Year? We'll find out on the evening of Thursday 8th February.