We interview David Gilliver, a Glasgow based artist who specialises in two very different forms of photography: Macro, and Light Painting. “I think if I were to just specialise in a single form of photography I would go slightly mad. I seem to have found a wonderful balance between two very different genres and styles of photography that offer me a broader platform for expressing myself.” - David.
As possibly the most popular and one of the most diverse mediums, paintings form an important subject area of art history. We’ve put together this brief guide to introduce you to this medium, answering 4 of the most commonly asked questions
Getting to know your prints is a good first step for those looking to expand their art knowledge. We’ve put together this guide to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about Prints.
Drawing is one of art’s most common mediums. Thoughtful and meditative, drawing has long been used as a way to transfer what an artist sees and thinks to the page. We’ve created this guide to take you through the three main types of drawing.
Discover who put the pop in Pop Art and why the style became one of the most recognisable forms of Modern Art today. We’ve put this guide together to answer some of the most common questions about the genre.
Dave White’s paintings are both instantly recognisable and viscerally unique. Following on from the great and enduring animal artworks created throughout history, the artist's work exists to capture a new type of realism. We explore Dave’s approach to animal art, his use of mixed media and his creation of character.
Occupying a unique position in the contemporary art scene, Ben Allen’s works sit somewhere between street art, graphic design and pop art. This is an artist who is unafraid to experiment with mixed media to create bold and exciting works that capture the zeitgeist of our modern era. Get to know the artist and his influences.
If history teaches us anything, it’s that some of the world’s most significant art movements have emerged from times of great adversity. World wars, political protests and global pandemics have all created cultural turning points, with artists at the forefront of change. Let’s take a look at the upheavals during which art has not only survived, but flourished. Could COVID-19 do the same?
The art world has changed. No more afternoons at the museum, no more gallery-hopping and, perhaps most upsetting, no more free beers on a Thursday evening. Many say that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated what was already happening: a move across the board from the physical to the online world.
Landscape painting. The term brings to mind J. M. W. Turner and John Constable, who made the genre popular in the 19th century. Since then, artists have continually updated the subject, through the Impressionism of Monet to the Pop Art of David Hockney. Today, can artists continue to make landscape painting relevant and exciting? Let’s take a look at 6 artists pushing past tradition to re-imagine the landscape in contemporary terms.