Considering Art Podcast – Suzanne Moxhay, photomontage creator

In our latest podcast episode, British artist Suzanne Moxhay talks about the influence of old film-making techniques on her work, her unusual resource material, and how she builds up intricate photomontages to create images that somehow fall between reality and invention.

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Considering Art Podcast – Nancy Cadogan, figurative painter

In our latest podcast episode, British/American painter Nancy Cadogan tells how art has been her destiny from an early age, how she began painting landscapes in Africa, the US and Europe, how she turned from the observational to painting from the imagination and how her experience of lockdown influenced her latest exhibition based on the final days of the romantic poet John Keats.

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Considering Art Podcast – Fanny Rush, portrait painter

For two decades, Fanny Rush has been painting the portraits of high profile figures from the world of entertainment, business, politics and elsewhere. In our latest podcast episode, she tells why she gave up a successful career in the fashion and commercial film industries for painting, how she fell in love with portraiture, who influences her and how she goes about her work.

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Nick Smith – Pioneers

British artist Nick Smith has a unique process. A former interior designer of 11 years, he was used to working with swatches, those thousands of colour variations each with their own name that you find in expensive design books or even as paint charts in your local DIY store.  Back in 2011, a friend challenged him to make an artwork from them. He accepted and hasn’t looked back since and that’s only half the story.

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The Grand Tour – Claire Partington, Emily Allchurch, James B Webster, Matt Smith

In the 18th and 19th centuries, it became something of a rite of passage for upper class Europeans, mostly from Britain, to embark on the Grand Tour taking in cities such as Paris, Rome, Venice and Florence in order to learn about Classical and Renaissance art and architecture. They’d accumulate works and souvenirs as they did so. Four artists have given a contemporary spin on this phenomenon in Grand Tour at London’s James Freeman Galley.

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Considering Art Podcast – Olivia Kemp, top drawer

In our latest podcast episode, Olivia Kemp talks about her large-scale pen and ink drawings of magical landscapes and interiors full of personal and art historical details. She tells how art has inspired her since childhood, why she prefers pen and ink to paint, her love of the playful in her work and how a residency at the Prado Museum in Madrid five years ago spawned her current solo exhibition in London.

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