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 →
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 →
The British artist is known for his unique, subversive form of portraiture that treats the human form not as a subject in itself, but as a void to be filled with rich historic material. The bold conceptual roots of this work explores collective identity, consumer waste, pop culture and found art.