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28
Sep
2011
Dale Grimshaw is a London based representational figurative artist, who produces melancholic social realist oil paintings on canvas. His eerie portraits seem to bear a rather scary second nature of his subjects; something they probably prefer to hide. After studying at Blackburn College of Art Dale got off to a flying start. A few large commissions, competitions and a...
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27
Sep
2011
Last Saturday saw the curating debut of NNE members Julio Rölle and Sebastian Bagge, aka 44flavours. The exhibition d´accord shows how a seemingly random mixture of typography, painting, photography, graphic-design and installation works by 13 international artists/collectives can become a coherent and harmonious whole. In their own words: “If we were art-collectors, we would hoard the work of these...
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16
Sep
2011
The ToughArtivists network selects artists from within our web who have serious stories to tell and demonstrate brave dedication towards their practice. Innovation always demands courage. You have to be tough as new ideas start small, spread from one mind to another and develop their own armies to bring them into existence. The ToughArtivists network helps spread such ideas,...
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15
Sep
2011
When trying to find information about RIPOyou might think that he isn’t a man of many words, yet it is words that make his art. For years his beautifully detailed writings have decorated urban walls world wide. Now RIPO is bringing out a limited edition print. “Casa Nova, or New House in Catalan, was painted in a torn out...
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14
Sep
2011
The new gallery season is kicking off full speed -as you can see in the frequency of posts this month- with one hit show after the other. October’s big urban art event, Stroke Art Fair, will take place in Berlin. “I’ve wandered around a lot of art galleries thinking: I could have done that, so it seemed only right...
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12
Sep
2011
Last weekend 44Flavours collaborated with Dudes Factory on a new collection and a blazing party to celebrate the new season. Sebastian Bagge and Julio Rölle from 44Flavours show a great knowledge and understanding of the vast extent of art in their work and find inspiration in the areas of Dada and Hip Hop. Their remix- and sample culture influences...
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12
Sep
2011
The city of London is almost eight million different things to eight million different people. London can be both a fruitful land of opportunity, and a monster with big sharp teeth. I travel as much as possible, but find rich adventures can be had in your own backyard. I don’t have a backyard, as I live on the top...
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