You can spot Nelson Makamo’s expressive portraits from a mile away. The Johannesburg-based artist uses printmaking techniques as well as charcoal, acrylics, watercolours and oils to create spontaneous works that capture the characters of his native South Africa.
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.
To celebrate International Women's Day, Lori Zimmer highlights 5 woman-centered artworks by exceptional female artists.
Q&A with Rise Art Prize judge, Neo Maditla. Neo is Editor in Chief of DesignIndaba.com, the leading design and creativity platform in South Africa. She is a seasoned writer with experience in print, TV and online.
It's been a busy fortnight at Rise Art, both for the team and our artists. Here's an update on what we've been up to and what's cracking lacking in the art world.
June has suddenly rolled around, and with it comes a host of exhilarating new exhibitions and events as well as exciting art world news. Tune in with the Rise Art Roundup.
A roundup of this week's events, our artists' activities and art world news.
From Documenta in Greece, to our latest artist open studios in Wimbledon, London, get the inside scoop on art world happenings in this month's roundup.
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Discover the latest news from Rise Art, showcasing the best of our artists right now, and international art world news hot off the press.