UK Artist

Hilarious Post-It Notes Nail Everyday Problems

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A guy has created a series of comical post-it notes which accurately sum up our daily struggles as human beings. Chaz Hutton uploads photos of his do...

Artist Tessa Farmer Discusses Battling Anxiety and Depression

Kirsty Bosley | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Kirsty Bosley

It was World Mental Health Day on Monday, and it has opened up a dialogue about a subject that just doesn't seem to be talked about nearly enough. On...

The Vagina Colouring Book For Female Empowerment

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Artist Beki Reilly wants to change our perspective on the plethora of words commonly used to refer to the vagina. “By transforming the word with col...

How Drawing Taught Me to Love My Body

Frances Cannon | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Frances Cannon

My drawings recently started to become popular on social media, as they resonated with a lot of other women who struggle with body image. This surge of popularity has also helped me realise that my work is not only important to my own struggle, but is important to others as well.

Illustrations Inspired By Mental Health #YoungMindsMatter

Zoe-Emma Saunders | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe-Emma Saunders

I started putting pen to paper just under a year ago; my aim was to create illustration pieces based on my personal experiences with mental health. Prior to this I studied at an art school where I had panic attacks daily.

Nine Reasons I Believe Everyone Is an Artist

Anisa Haghdadi | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Anisa Haghdadi

I didn't believe I was an artist even though I set up a hip hop dance company aged 15 and haven't really stood still since! I have always seen myself as creative but reserved 'artist' for a special type of person. I'm only now recognising that, in fact, I believe everyone is an artist. Here are nine reasons why...

Artist Breathes Life Into Old Black And White Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

Artist Jane Long has found an inspiring way of bringing old black and white photos back to life. Using her retouching skills Jane merges vintage ph...

Artist Fiona Hawthorne And Her Actor Husband Colin Salmon Help Revitalise West London

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

London's inner city housing developments can be pretty grimy and unwelcoming, but here's a new idea that could be picked up by local councils to trans...

Meet The Artist: Joe Webb

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

The artist took us around his favourite vintage book stores and roadside markets to show where he gets his inspiration for his witty collages. In an exclusive interview with Joe, he talks about the message behind the new collection and his life as a fully fledged artist.

Quick Five: Yayoi Kusama

Tate | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tate

In the first of our 'quick 5' interview series, we catch up with seminal Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, about her work, her wardrobe and last night's dinner.

How I Survived Art Education and Made It Into the Art World

Antony Micallef | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Antony Micallef

I was lucky enough to enter the art world at a stage when urban art was just about to take off. I started out showing in small group exhibitions around 2005 with artists like Banksy and a few others. The scene then exploded.

Is Everyone an Artist?

Elena Barbiero | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Barbiero

The mere act of creating, designing and putting something on paper is incredibly complex. You touch emotions, you practice fine motor skills, planning, imagination. Some amatuer artists produce incredibly accomplished pieces, but that's not the point really. Scribbles can and do have the same dignity and importance.

Sexiest Wedding Gifts in the World

Kate Thompson | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Thompson

Fancy having your rude bits cast mid-act with your lover? It certainly beats giving your new wife jewellery on your wedding day. Meet the artist who is causing a storm in the art world with his latest exhibition and offering couples a lasting and tangible expression of their love.

Technology Meets Craftmanship at London's Scream Gallery

Hannah Gal | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

Artist Caroline Jane Harris is inspired by the beauty of nature. "It is humans' relationship with nature" she explains, "my work is about traditional skills and modern technology used together; how they contrast each other and complement each other at the same time, which to me reflects our relationship with nature".

Who Knew Spelling Out The Alphabet With Hair Could Be So Elegant?

Barcroft Media | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A real-life Rapunzel uses her flowing locks to spell out the Roman alphabet in ornate lowercase letters. Designer Shurong Diao, 24, decided to disp...

Interview - Amy Steele Talks About Balancing Music and Medicine

Carly Wilford | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Whilst most breaking musicians work part time in a bar as they struggle to make ends meet, Amy Steele is bolding pursuing her musical dream whilst studying a medical degree.

PICS: Banksy's Latest Is A Brutal Comment On Government Spies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

Banksy has produced what is suspected to be his latest work, on the side of a house near the government's spy centre. Produced on a wall near GCHQ ...

Art meets Architecture: Artist Paul Davies Is Built in Translation

Kate Lawson | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Australian artist Paul Davies first caught my eye earlier this year, with his atmospheric series of paintings which seductively draw you into a utopia that precariously balances between an unforgiving natural space and a built urban environment.

Manuel Espinosa: The Future Was Painted in 1968

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK
Lorenzo Belenguer

Just recovering from painful times, uncertain about the future and with a clear understanding that a new Socio-economical system need to be created to avoid making the same mistake? No, I am not talking about the current times, I am describing how the World felt after the Second World War and how the artists responded to it in the 50's and 60's

Leopards and Spots - Why Record Labels Never Change

Horace Trubridge | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

Imagine that you take out a 20-year mortgage, pay back five times what you borrowed and the bank still owns your house at the end of it. Banks don't do that simply because it would not be allowed.

Designer Jonathan Riss: The Modern Day Renaissance Man Behind Label Jay Ahr

Ingrid Chua | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ingrid Chua

Belgian- born designer Jonathan Riss has always had a proclivity for beautiful design and intricate detail. At 18, he had wanted to become an architect and contemplated on a move to New York. Ever the artistic nomad though, he disliked the thought of being geographically static while going through formal education. And so he travelled- to learn.

How to Unleash Your Creative Genius

Stephanie Holland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Holland

There's no such thing as creative people and non-creative people. Yes, some of us have an obvious 'raw' talent, but the rest of us have the same potential for unlimited creativity as soon as we discover what our innate talent is.

When Art Becomes a Four-Letter Word

Seth Freedman | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Seth Freedman

Breuer-Weil's pessimistic take on the Suburb, and the world beyond, looms large in many of his gargantuan works, and will strike a chord with anyone disturbed by the precarious nature of modern life and the self-centred attitudes of those at the helm of both national and supra-national institutions.

Even James Bond is Changing his Preferred Poison

Alistair Niederer | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alistair Niederer

Bond is famous for only ever drinking Martini - shaken not stirred - and yet in this film he only drinks beer. And not just any beer - Bond only drinks Heineken, because they sponsored the production of the movie.

The Owl And The Coffee Cup

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

It’s a beguiling image but not quite what you’d want to see peering back at you from the depths of your coffee cup. What look like a pair of g...