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Banksy’s new work on a wall of a Bristolian school

The finished work by Banksy of the wall of the school – Copyright Local World A large number of people always get quite to very excited when a new Banksy work is discovered and we must admit, we were one of these this time round when we read this morning about this new work somewhere near Bristol… Keep reading on. A contest amongst pupils at the origin of all this Click to enlarge Bridge Farm Primary School in Bristol, where Banksy dropped his latest piece, organised... Read More

8 Famous Artists who Gained Appreciation After Death

By Claude Monet | Art-Pie

Who would you say are the most influential artists of all time? Vincent Van Gogh? Cézanne? Monet? It’s surprising to think that, despite these artists’ worldwide fame and appreciation, they weren’t really recognised as masters until after they had died. Here are eight famous artists who gained appreciation after death: Vincent Van Gogh Van Gogh is renowned the world over. There can’t be many people who haven’t, at some point, seen a representation of his sunflowers... Read More

“Silence = Death”: The Political Art of Keith Haring

Silence = Death by Keith Harring | Art-Pie

Keith Haring was a street artist at the heart of the urban art movement in 1980s New York. He was also a gay man diagnosed with AIDS. Partly as a result of living with these stigmas, his work often bears a strong element of political and social critique. He was one third of a trio of New York street artists at the helm of the growing movement. He, Richard Hambleton and Jean-Michel Basquiat regularly met to discuss each other’s work, and sometimes collaborated. He first began... Read More

We talked to Dave White, ahead of his new show ‘Critical’

Dave White | Art-Pie

Dave white in his studio in Dorset We at Art-Pie have enjoyed following the work of contemporary British Artist Dave White for many years. We are drawn to the energy of his explosive and dripping paint style, and moved by his primary subject matter of animals. This November 4th – 28th sees Dave’s new show Critical open at the Loughran Gallery in Chelsea. Focusing on animals from the critically endangered list and near extinction, or the tiers just below, it’s the labor... Read More

Meet Stephen Whatcott, pastel artist at its best

Stephen Whatcott | Art-Pie

Details of “Alex Reading” | This piece will be in our next show Stephen Whatcott is now a regular with The Creative Bubble, a multi-discipline pop up event at Roxy Bar and Screen, London. The first time we came across his work, we just thought that the talent was obvious so we are very happy to have it once again in our upcoming pop up art gallery (see details at the bottom of this post). Although, his pastel and acrylic works are mostly using black nuances, we think... Read More