May 22, 2019

Geoffrey Stein is a painter based in New York City.  

You describe yourself as a ‘recovering lawyer’, I am curious to hear why you left that profession to become an artist and how you managed to make such a radical career change work for you.

I have always made art...

April 5, 2019

British artist Chris Klein moves effortlessly between set design for Hollywood blockbusters and painting compositions inspired by theatre and opera costumes. 

How did you start your art practice? I am interested in hearing more about the link between your pain...

March 19, 2019

It is a story about porn, dicks, cunts, pussies and fucking. But mainly it is a story about an artist who never gave up.

American artist Betty Tompkins started making her ‘Fuck Paintings’ 50 years ago inspired by her husband’s porn collection.  At the time the artworld...

March 8, 2019

Paintings bleeding pink and red stare back at me from the clinical white walls of the gallery. ‘Why don’t you like us?’ They shout. In my head I can hear the same offended cry break the silence of the white cube and echo throughout its pristine rooms as I look on with...

September 16, 2018

‘For life be, after all, only a waitin’ for somethin’ else than what we’re doin’; and death be all that we can rightly depend on.’ Bram Stoker, Dracula.

For over ten years artist Hugh Mendes has been producing portraits of recently deceased  celebrities, from singer Amy...

July 13, 2018

“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.”  Vincent van Gogh

I am meeting Harry Pye and James Johnston on a sunny afternoon following their invite to come an...

July 11, 2018

Fiona Maclean is a painter, illustrator, makeup artist, photographer & writer based in Sydney, Australia.

Can you tell us about the inspiration behind your art practice? Why and how did you become an artist?

I was an exceptionally shy person growing up and found that I f...

July 11, 2018

Nathan Walsh is painter based in Wales. 

Why did you choose to focus on urban landscapes in your practice? What is it about big cities that fascinate you so much?

I find cities endlessly fascinating, they provide unlimited potential for new subject matter. I have felt na...

July 8, 2018

Film by Sara Driver, Showing at the Barbican Cinemas, July 2018. 

A 16 year old Jean-Michel Basquiat walks around the mean streets of New York City's Lower East Side surrounded by derelict buildings, drugs and poverty.

Unconcerned and radiant, on the screen he is purpose...

June 25, 2018

Stella Kapezanou is a painter based in London and Athens. 

Can you tell us about the inspiration behind your art practice?


I basically seek and find my inspiration in my own thoughts. It is about the way I experience what surrounds me. I think in pictures. Some of...

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