Art+Culture, Painting

The Painting of Adam Hall: Taking in the Horizon

Adam Hall happened upon landscapes. When tornados struck Tennessee, in 2016, Hall, along with a number of his friends, took it upon themselves to clear trees from an area in Gallatin. Eventually, they found themselves on the property of David Wright, an artist himself. Unhappy with the process and prospects of the portraits he was […]

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Nick Stathopoulos’ hyperreal portrait of Deng Adut

Sudanese refugee and lawyer Deng Adut came to the attention of Nick Stathopoulos through an advertisement for Western Sydney University, where Adut was a graduate. It movingly documented how he came to Australia following life as a child soldier in Sudan and how he put himself through law school, becoming a formidable refugee advocate and […]

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Painting

The New York-based Artist Using Her Paintings as Protest

Half of the proceeds from Eve Ackroyd’s new series, which is available to buy from today, will go towards supporting Planned Parenthood There’s something about the nature of Eve Ackroyd’s latest series of paintings that straddles the realm between dream and waking life. Calm, ethereal figures float above a muted melancholic palette. Charged muddy brushstrokes meet […]

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Art+Culture, Painting

Marina Ho, a muse

Text by Romy and Co Marina Ho, former model turned painter, set up her workshop and artistic cocoon in Belleville, Paris, between pho’s and bo-buns, which remind her of her Vietnamese origins. Marina lives in a souplex, that she needs to protect herself from the outside world. The ground floor is fully equipped for her to […]

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