Artist Stories: Spotlight

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To celebrate London Fashion Week 2021, we take a look at 1960s British fashion from our historic Photography archive. Expect short skirts, futuristic headgear, and trippy patterns...

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Celebrated for his political activism, his philanthropy, and his creation of an artistic language that resonates with diverse audiences, street artist Keith Haring’s popularity endures today. We explore the artworks that helped him rocket to international fame. Continue reading →

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Though he is popularly known around the world for his pop art paintings, David Hockney’s theatre poster lithographs – bold, graphic, and deftly executed as they are – deserve to be in the spotlight. We take a closer look at an extremely rare edition of The ThreePenny Opera offset lithograpghic poster Hockney designed in 1972. Continue reading →

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Taking inspiration from French outsider artist Jean Dubuffet, David Shillinglaw creates bold landscapes and impulsive patterns. From his sunny studio in Margate, he chatted to us about his career as a painter, his collaborations with his partner Lily, and the creative body of work he touchingly refers to as 'love letters' to his young daughter. Continue reading →

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Based in London, quirky collage artist Rosco Brittin tells us about his animal muses and an intriguing 'spirit genie' that offers him creative fuel...

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Quintessentially British, Kelly Hall’s art celebrates the sights and fares of the British Isles, appealing to traditional and contemporary tastes alike. We visited her at home in Sussex to find out more. For Kelly Hall, artistic creativity runs in the family – her mother is a photographer, her father, a fine art printmaker and her … Continue reading At Home with Kelly Hall →

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Adeline is a French screen printer and artist based in Berlin. Her experimental style ranges from bold graphic illustration to vintage filmic prints, both hinting at an intriguing narrative.

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Strongly influenced by all things mid-century, UK artist Gillian Martin combines traditional ink and paint with digital medias to create quirky illustrations.

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Meet Lewes-based Abstract artist, Nils Jean.

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Karen Birchwood uses bold and vibrant colours to reflect the beauty of her surroundings through land and seascapes. Join us as we talk to Karen about her journey as an artist and the stories behind her work.

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Join us as we talk to Sarah Evans, the architect turned artist behind Oscar Francis about her work, inspirations and her experience of life as an artist.

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Full of authentic texture and detail, meet the Brighton-based artist who collects vintage ephemera and uses it to create richly coloured, contemporary collages.