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

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 Bridge … Continue reading Banksy’s new work on a wall of a Bristolian school

8 Famous Artists who Gained Appreciation After Death

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 … Continue reading 8 Famous Artists who Gained Appreciation After Death

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

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

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

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

Meet Stephen Whatcott, pastel artist at its best

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 … Continue reading Meet Stephen Whatcott, pastel artist at its best