British Painter

Leeds street artist behind Bielsa’s painting The Redeemer unveils new Olympics mural to inspire the GB team with help from city schoolchildren

The mural, on the side of The Edge sports complex at Leeds University, was unveiled by two-time Leeds Olympic triathlon gold medalist Alistair Brownlee and three-time gold medalist rower Andrew Triggs Hodge. Nicolas was one of ten artists chosen to paint murals in UK cities ahead of Friday’s Olympics opening …

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Nina Hamnett: the queen of Bohemia

Nina Hamnett’s artistic career shone brilliantly and briefly, until she was eclipsed by her lifestyle. A new show puts the focus back on his work Novelist Virginia Woolf couldn’t contain her impatience. “Why are you such repetitive artists? She asked her acquaintance Nina Hamnett. “Does the eye for months together …

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The Kimbell Art Museum announces three exhibitions

The Kimbell Art Museum presents three major international exhibitions – two which explore the great contributions of painters JMW Turner (British, 1775-1851) and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617-1682) and another which examines definitions of beauty in the African art from the West. interpretations of indigenous African perspectives to 2022. On …

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9 facts about “the worst witch”

More than two decades before a certain wizard boy abandoned his closet at 4 Privet Drive for the halls of Hogwarts, readers were introduced to the goofy yet gentle Mildred Hubble in the classic 1974 kidlit. The worst witch. If the Boy Who Lived wanted to get a glimpse of …

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