Featured Artist: Peter Saul

Never afraid to confront the less salubrious aspects of American society, painter Peter Saul has made a career of challenging the boundaries of taste. Born in San Francisco in 1934, Saul was one of the pioneers of Pop Art and has often incorporated Cold War themes into his canvases. His distinctive style blends Surrealism and Expressionism with a psychedelic colour palette. Like a modern-day Hieronymus … Continue reading Featured Artist: Peter Saul

Featured Artist: Wang Guangyi

The Chinese painter and sculptor, Wang Guangyi, is the most celebrated member of the Political Pop art movement. Raised in the midst of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution, where he spent his schooldays creating propaganda drawings, Wang’s art now parodies this style to comment on the ongoing influence of Cold War politics. Wang’s most famous work, a series of paintings under the title Great Criticism, blends propagandistic imagery from … Continue reading Featured Artist: Wang Guangyi