Made in a style of “post-apocalyptic romanticism”, Geoff Diego Litherland’s landscape works show a dual-world. In pieces such as The Future is Binding and Goodbye Enemy Starship, an enclosed portal reveals a different reality. Geoff describes these octagonal shapes as “window[s] from a spaceship looking back” towards Earth. These openings are often looking back into a long-gone and idyllic, untouched land.
Ben West’s work takes full advantage of the joyful, provocative, and visually exciting potential of collage. Ben’s professional background in graphic design and photography shines through in his careful selection of the images he works with. Despite his work’s slick and blemish-free appearance, Ben doesn’t use computers to edit his compositions. Ben works hands-on, collecting natural source materials himself such as flowers, then combines them for his pieces and with hand-cut images from pri
This time last month, the coronavirus lockdown was in its youth, as were the responses to it from galleries and museums in London and around the world. Galleries and visitors were considering new ways to show and enjoy art remotely, and the term “online exhibition” was still relatively new and exciting. Since then, we have become used to socially distant gallery browsing in the many forms it now takes. This month, I wanted to think about my experience with four such forms.
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.