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Anthropomorphic fruit, sleeping narwhals and orating birds, welcome to the wonderful world of Keeki’s art. Following her latest release of limited edition prints, Keeki (accompanied by her cat Maude) talks to artrepublic about getting in trouble for drawing on walls, her favourite vegetable and how she got started as an artist…
Sara Pope is best known for her seductive paintings and limited edition prints of big, bright and beautiful celebrity lips. Her bold images pack a thought provoking Pop Art punch, raising questions about the ideals of beauty and the transience of celebrity culture. Here she tells artrepublic about her work in the fashion industry, her maths degree detour and her admiration for Grayson Perry…
Contemporary artist Andy Wilx is a gifted illustrator, printmaker and storyteller. His work is characterised by intricate iridescent patterns and enchanting characterful animals. He kindly took the time to tell us all about his beautiful new prints, his inspirations and life as an artist working in his basement studio.
This week we have launched our first ever collection of prints by contemporary artist Sarah Hardacre. She generously made the trip all the way from Salford to Brighton to meet with us and introduce her brilliant work. This article delves into our animated conversation about tower blocks, titillation, Modernism, feminism and the glamour and grit of Salford’s social housing experiments…
This year the Turner Prize is being presented outside England for the first time, in the UK’s first City of Culture, Derry~Londonderry. Our article gives you the low down on the nominees for this prestigious visual arts award and takes a look at arguably the most important art prize in Europe.
Last year urban artists Copyright and Gemma Compton featured on our list of favourite arty couples, ‘Drawn Together: Artists in Love’. Since then they have tied the knot and recently celebrated their first anniversary of marriage! To mark the occasion they have generously agreed to complete our Mr & Mrs quiz.
Bonnie and Clyde: I Thought I Wanted to be an Architect but Really I Just Want to Live in a Postmodern House in LA
Brighton based artist Bonnie and Clyde has been exploring the American West Coast in her cool and colourful new collection. She has generously shared her travel snaps and taken the time to explain the fascinating journey she underwent to create her latest print ‘FIVE’ aka ‘I Thought I Wanted to be an Architect but Really I Just Want to Live in a Postmodern House in LA’.
Our London gallery, in the heart of Soho, has always brought you exceptionally collectable and rare limited edition and original art from today’s most sought-after artists. From 30th October 2013 we’re giving our Soho space a brand new name, Lawrence Alkin Gallery.
To celebrate the arrival of an incredible collection of new limited edition prints and originals by Tom French we’ve got in touch with the talented artist to learn more about his work and career. Back from a successful solo show in California, the insightful painter took some time out of his studio to talk to artrepublic about his latest series, paranoia, philosophy, purists and paint.