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Featuring over 80 works unravelling Pablo Picasso’s lifetime of artistic bravura, this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery opening this October will be showcasing an extensive display of the artist’s portrait works.

The opening of ‘War, Capitalism & Liberty | Banksy From Private Collections’ museum exhibition on 28 May in Rome, Italy, was a huge success, kicking off one of the hottest shows of the summer.

Over 15,000 tickets have been sold within just two weeks, with the majority (around 60%) of the visitors coming from outside Italy. As a result of the good response, the visiting hours and days have been extended, allowing for a projected 100,000 visitors over the course of the next three months.

Last Monday (7th June 2016) a caretaker from Bristol’s Bridge Farm primary school arrived in the morning to discover a graffiti mural on the school playground’s wall, along with a note.

It was the notorious street artist Banksy, with his latest work since the ‘Les Miserables’ mural in Knightsbridge, London, who painted the mural in response to the school naming one of its buildings after the him. Seemingly an act of appreciation, it is as though the mural pays homage to the birthplace of his art career and the role he’s taken as an artist since.

It seems strange to think about a large metropolitan city without graffiti. The two go hand in hand; tags, wall pastes, stylized writing; street art was born in the vast urban centres of the world and this is where it thrives. However, this is not the case in the dazzling U.A.E. city of Dubai. The...
Featuring over 160 works spanning Hockney’s 60 years of artistic output, including never-seen-before new original works, Tate Britain’s announcement of their major David Hockney retrospective is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work since the Los Angeles County Museum...
Peter Burke ‘ Earthworks’ @ Southwark Cathedral Exhibition Dates: 10 Feb – 25 Mar, 2016 Location: Southwark Cathedral, London Artist Talk with Peter Burke Sunday 28 Feb at Southwark Cathedral after the Choral Eucharist. For the second consecutive year, Andipa and Southwark Cathedral have teamed up...
Hockney’s impromptu stay at the Hotel Romano Angeles in Acatlan, Mexico in 1984 was the result of his car breaking down on the way to Mexico City for the opening of his exhibition ‘Hockney Paints the Stage’ at the Museo Rufio Tamayo. Opting to stay at the hotel while his car was being fixed, he...
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Big news yesterday for British contemporary urban artist Slinkachu who announced his participation in the internationally acclaimed urban street art festival POW!WOW! Hawaii 2016 taking place from...
While urban art has experienced a sprouting of acceptance and industry affirmed nods in the last 10 or so years, until recently, it did not have a clearly defined reputation in the art world. The following article will attempt to explain the development of the urban art movement and how it evolved...