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Part two of the Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2021 Prizes & Awards
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-04-14 12:05
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Part one of the Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2021 Prizes & Awards
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-04-14 12:01
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Painting portraits of vagrants has a long history; whether the artists saw themselves reflected in the friendless and destitute, those shunned by society, or wanted to offer an alternative view of humanity than the one depicted in endless portraits of the stiff-upper-lipped members of the aristocracy that line the walls of official buildings, it is a tradition that is represented by some deeply moving contemporary paintings in the RBA 2021.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Tue, 2021-04-13 13:09
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This year the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition has a mini-theme of Childhood, and The RP Award will be presented for the best portrait on this theme. Prizewinners will be announced here at 5pm on Thursday 6 May. See the full collection of Childhood portraits on our Pinterest Board here Frances Bell RP regularly paints children: " It’s...
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Tue, 2021-04-06 15:31
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The lockdowns we’ve experienced over the last year have given many of us much time for reflection. This collection of portraits created during the lockdown shows loss, isolation and people simply lost in contemplation; however the human spirit endures
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Fri, 2021-01-29 14:24
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Now that more of us live in urban areas than ever before, and with the current restrictions on movement meaning many of us are exploring closer to home and finding the beauty in settings we previously simply travelled through to get to The Countryside, it seems perfect time to collect together works from The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition that explore the Urban and Industrial.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Fri, 2021-01-29 12:36
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Discover part two of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition Prize & Award Winners
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2021-01-26 12:22
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Discover part one of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition Prize & Award Winners
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2021-01-26 10:47
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For her collection of work in this year's exhibition, Janine found inspiration from the connection of human interaction with the natural landscape around us.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2021-01-21 14:25
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For her collection of work in this year's exhibition, Liz found inspiration from Hellebores growing in her garden during lockdown, riding and painting horses and returning to similar themes
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2021-01-21 10:59
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The colours do not fade, works stay vibrant forever. Pastel is not a Second Class medium. We can trace the use of chalk back to the Cave Paintings.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 13:49
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There is no set pattern to work, sometimes I spend a lot of time looking and thinking, at other times there are bursts of intensive activity, or long periods trying to make something work.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 11:15