UK Art

LOOK: Massive Breakdancing Jesus Mural Unveiled

PA | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK

A giant mural of Jesus breakdancing was unveiled on Tuesday. The artwork has been painted on a 8.5 metre wall in Stokes Croft in Bristol, directly ...

A Garage as an Art Gallery

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Not so, you have to look harder and you will still find edgy galleries. A garage in a housing estate in Hoxton, called The Garage Project, run by the curator and artist Charlotte Trower, is a fine example of what artists are making in Britain today.

'The Importance of This Art? To Move the World'

Naila Missous | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Naila Missous

Romero brings his poetic oratory together with a white background: he only wants you to hear the words. With a great focus on the language, his spoken words usually tends to focus on the words themselves, the dynamics of tone, facial expressions and body language. Actions, sometimes speak far louder in a performance.

An Insight Into Genius: Degas' Method Opens in Copenhagen

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Degas' Method opened on the 7th June 2013 at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, Denmark. The paintings, drawings and sculptures of French Imp...

Rich Simmons - The Inner Outsider

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

Do you remember the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William immortalised in the style of Sid and Nancy? Well this image went viral on a global scale and soon put artist Rich Simmons at the forefront of the young British art scene. 

LOOK: Famous Art Recreated With Torchlight

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK

Look familiar? Illuminating Banksy's The Balloon Girl These incredible re-imaginings of famous artworks are created entirely by light. Arti...

Love Alive in Art: Moved by a World In Bloom

Ana Tzarev | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

In my life as an artist, I have never needed to look further than my own garden for inspiration. I could fill ten thousand canvases with the marvels our magnificent Earth so graciously gives.

'Precious' Arrives in New York

Jane Hilton | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jane Hilton

I wanted to reveal the souls of these women, and in order to do this the text could not be near the image. This has definitely worked, leaving powerful photographs and a compelling text. I couldn't have asked for better reactions. I might add that this is despite the men's magazines that wanted to publish this work, but at the last minute thought it was too controversial.

From Surface To Structure: A New Show at St James's

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

An exhibition of drawings and sculptures by six contemporary European artists opens on the 14th of June at the Jean-Luc Baroni Gallery, St James's, Lo...

Can Books Ever Be Art?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

To those who say print is dead, Carl Pappenheim has a novel way to prove them wrong. The London-based artist creates beautiful silhouette images of...

Love Alive in Art: Love Under the Banner of Patriotism

Ana Tzarev | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

Patriotic Love has touched my life in profound ways. I grew up in the shadow of a tremendous giant, the Second World War. My childhood was cast into its darkness; it was only through persistence that I survived and was able to bloom. It was Patriotic Love that took the lives of family members and friends, those who fought in battle and those who were lost as casualties.

A Fresh Approach to Flesh

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Visualise a kind of living sculpture, half human half metal and picture the scene... Two people walk into a gallery, naked, and are taped to a sculptu...

Minimalism Latino

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Minimalism has evolved in the last years from a reaction to Abstract Expressionism to a fusion of different art movements such a Conceptualism and Arte Povera and it is becoming more prominent in the Arts scene.

PICS: Artist Rolls Up Volkswagen Bug Into A Beetle Sphere

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

It's not exactly news that the Volkswagen Beetle takes some of its influence from the insect world. But it doesn't usually look quite like this. ...

Love Alive in Art: Beauty Born of Loss

Ana Tzarev | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

In this series of articles, international artist Ana Tzarev explores the history of love as depicted through art. The second installment focuses on re...

Fresh Trauma - Ceri Hand Gallery

Bob Chaundy | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

Rebecca Lennon has a twisted mind. This young and imaginative graduate of the Slade enjoys playing with familiar objects and setting them in an alien ...

Kim Kardashian's Body To Become Work Of Art

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian by artist Daniel Edwards will go on display in Los Angeles next month. The controversial artwork of th...

LOOK: How To Create 3D Portraits From Discarded DNA

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

Next time you throw away a cigarette butt or a piece of chewing gum have a little think where it could end up. If American artist Heather Dewey-Hag...

Shop Until Your Jaw Drops: Polish Art Shines in Breathtaking Setting

Hanna Kozlowska | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hanna Kozlowska

Like any self-respecting city with a budding sense of what is hip, every weekend Warsaw blossoms with local foods stands, young designer clothing sale...

We Are All Flying Birds - An Homage to the Art of Alexander Calder

Karen Ruimy | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK
Karen Ruimy

Calder sees us and represents us struggling with gravity - the gravity of the body, of the world around us. We are all trying to fit into our days all the components that define us or often that we want to be defined by.

John Walter

Bianca Brigitte Bonomi | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bianca Brigitte Bonomi

Vitrine Bermondsey Street's latest exhibition features new paintings by John Walter and encapsulates the ornate, bold and iconoclastic vision of his maximalist aesthetic.

Exams: Time for a change

Sam Dix | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Dix

Exams are about as useful as placing a number of objects on a table, closing your eyes and getting a friend to move them a bit and then trying to guess what has changed. In what profession are you going to be required to remember bits of information which are then not available to you and then required to repeat it all in a timescale of a few hours?

Somerset House Presents - Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Kate Lawson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

The exhibition of all exhibitions (in my humble opinion) is coming to Somerset House this autumn, in a celebration of the work of the late great Isabella Blow - the enigmatic fashion editor, consultant, muse, nurturer of young fashion talent and style icon.

'ALIVE' (In the Face of Death) - Rankin's New Project Documents Encounters With Death

Kate Lawson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Staring death right in the face though is the theme of photographer Rankin's new project 'ALIVE', which is part exhibit and part documentary, exploring the personal stories of subjects across the UK who have dealt with the prospect of dying or been survivors of terminal illnesses, living to tell their tale.

Genesis by Sebastião Salgado: Exhibition Review

Sumeet Grover | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

Genesis, an unfathomable eight-year long work, that took the Brazilian documentary photographer Sebastião Salgado to 32 countries, explores the earth in the way it must have originated and the way its vast undiscovered stretches have remained untouched