The Fauves, French for 'Wild Beasts', were so termed because of their liberal application of colour and their disregard for realism. Intense colours, thick brushstrokes and simplified forms characterise their work. We spotlight five artists whose work is reminiscent of the vibrant Fauvist movement.
Lisa Takahashi is a British printmaker who works in linocut. Her colourful, geometric prints have been featured at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and on BBC Surrey. We ask Lisa why she likes working in linocut and about how she produces her prints.
Who has exhibitions coming up? Which are the big shows you don't want to miss? We've got it all covered.
Venice Beach and Hollywood Boulevard aside, there is some seriously good art to see in LA, and we're here to tell you what, when and why.
Lucy Gough is a successful Australian interior stylist based in London. She writes a weekly blog post on the theme of Bringing the Outside In, no doubt inspired by her roots in the vast landscapes of Down Under.
On 19 August 1839, the patent for the Daguerreotype - the first photographic process - was released to the world. And we have the French government of the time to thank. Merci. Photography has come a long way and we tend to take for granted the technological leaps and bounds that have happened over the past century and three quarters. We spotlight five artists who push photography even further, testing the limits of subject and technique.
British painter Fred Ingrams has developed a fascination with the strange marshy landscape of the Fens in eastern England. We quiz the artist about his connection to the landscape and ask him to describe the methods and materials he uses to create his expressive visions of the Fens.
Proms Season at the Royal Albert Hall has put us in the mood for music. We take a look at the artists on Rise Art who express their love for music in visual form.
Three years go, Emilie traded in her career as a medical journalist for a life of home decor and interior design. It was all thanks to her newborn, Stella, who gave her mum the strength and the inspiration to follow her heart and pursue her stylist dreams.
Daniela Schweinsberg's abstracts are visceral. You feel these works as much as you see them. We take a tour of her Frankfurt studio to get a glimpse of the processes that lie behind all the spray paint, pastel and paste.