Tag: London

Meticulous Foam-Board Artworks by John Harrison

UK-based artist John Harrison is a mosaic pop artist creating portraits, landscapes and still life’s that unmistakably capture the essence of his subject matter.     The technique he employs is relatively unique in that he uses layers of foam board in a mosaic-like assemblage to fabricate what appears as an abstract work when viewed close-up, yet as you step… Read more →

SHADOWS AND LIGHT

RASHAD ALAKBAROV PAINTS WITH SHADOWS AND LIGHT   Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls. The best part is that you can easily create something similar at home – all you need is one or two lamps and some items from your desk. The stunning light… Read more →

Giacometti, Fields of Play

This latest exhibition hosted by the Mapfre Foundation, Recoletos Exhibition Hall shows us the sculptures of one of the most craved after artists the art market has to offer. Swiss artist, Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966 has created impressive sculptures and this exhibition incorporates those from his entire career. The range from his Surrealist beginning to his most famous made for the… Read more →

Banksy

Banksy artwork taken in north London withdrawn from sale   Since Banksy has been making headlines recently with the shocking revelation that the Banksy mural, depicting a boy hunched over a sewing machine making Union Jack bunting, disappeared from Whymark Avenue earlier this month only to be auctioned off in Miami, I thought it appropriate to write about him, paying… Read more →

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