An interview with the painter Oliver Maughan

Oliver Maughan is a local London artist aspiring to the skill set and dedication of the 19th century’s Boston school painters.

February 24, 2018 | ArtsPainting

Charles I: King and Collector at the Royal Academy

In 1625, Peter Paul Rubens described Charles I as ‘the greatest amateur of painting among the princes of the world.

February 11, 2018 | ArtsPainting

Jules de Balincourt: They Cast Long Shadows at Victoria Miro

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming?” (- J.

January 25, 2018 | ArtsPainting

Modigliani at Tate Modern

The artist Amedeo Modigliani was born in 1884 in Tuscany, Italy, but spent most of his working life living in France.

December 29, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Rose Wylie: Quack Quack at Serpentine Galleries, London

Making it as an artist seems like a young person’s game, built only for bright-eyed and bushy-tailed graduates.

December 15, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Cézanne Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

Throughout his life, Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted portraits of himself as well as his family, friends, acquaintances, and local people in his vicinity at Aix-en-Provence.

December 9, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Tove Jansson (1914-2001) at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Best known for her creation of the Moomins, Tove Jansson is one of the most highly regarded and recognisable illustrators of the twentieth century.

November 13, 2017 | ArtsPainting

An Interview with Gregory Siff, the LA Based Contemporary Artist and Painter

Gregory Siff is a contemporary artist and painter who lives and works in Los Angeles.

November 5, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites at the National Gallery

When Dutch master Jan van Eyck’s modest picture of a wealthy couple clad in velvet and furs appeared on the walls of the National Gallery in 1842, no one could have guessed the shock waves that would follow.

October 14, 2017 | ArtsPainting

David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life at Cà Pesaro, International Gallery of Modern Art, Venice

It has already been five years since David Hockney’s gigantic and sensational retrospective at London’s Royal Academy of Arts, entitled; “David Hockney: A Bigger Picture”, which cemented the artist as one of the prominent figures of contemporary British painting.

October 9, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Lina Iris Viktor at Amar Gallery, London

Islington’s Amar Gallery and its summer exhibition (FORM:FLOW) was a bright affair; a merging of natural minerals and luminosity.

September 25, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Lee Lozano – Extraordinarily Intense at Reina Sofia, Madrid

“Gradually but determinedly avoid being present at official or public ‘uptown’ functions or gatherings related to the ‘art world’ in order to pursue investigations of total personal and public revolution.

August 29, 2017 | ArtsPainting

An Interview with the Artist Euan Roberts

Euan Roberts is a London based artist whose figurative paintings and illustrations have been recently causing on a stir on the capital’s art scene.

August 25, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Matisse in the Studio at the Royal Academy of Arts

In art there are a few golden ticket artists that never let a gallery down.

August 9, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Lawrence Alma Tadema at Leighton House

Leighton House is a grand redbrick late-Victorian dwelling tucked down a leafy road in Holland Park, West London.

July 16, 2017 | ArtsPainting

An Interview With The Painter Sarah Coote

Sarah Coote is an artist from Philadelphia, PA.

June 14, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Tim Kent – A Man & His Madness

On a frigid winter’s night, Tim Kent hurries me off the snowy and windswept streets into his Bushwick studio.

April 12, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Howard Hodgkin at the National Portrait Gallery

Stepping into the new Howard Hodgkin retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, you’ll need to forget everything you think you know about a portrait.

April 5, 2017 | ArtsPainting

Maria Lassing at Hauser & Wirth London

You may not be familiar with the name Maria Lassnig, but a new exhibition split across the blue-chip giant Hauser & Wirth’s two galleries on Savile Row is bringing the Austrian artist firmly centre stage.

March 17, 2017 | ArtsPainting

I, Claude Monet – The Life and Art of Monet Alive on Screen

The latest in the pioneering series of Exhibition On Screen films directed by Phil Grabsky, I, Claude Monet offers a different approach from the usual.

February 27, 2017 | ArtsPainting

‘Bruegel – Defining a Dynasty’ at Bath’s Holburne Museum

If you’ve ever been confused by the Bruegel family tree, you’re not alone.

February 13, 2017 | ArtsPainting