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Amanda Ansell: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month August 2021: Amanda Ansell, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. CBP: Looking at these small, square, and perfectly formed abstract paintings they give the impression of a painted equivalent to an aspect of a natural environment; … Read More

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Marco Cali: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month July 2021: Marco Cali, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. Marco Cali is a UK artist and curator with teaching experience and a parallel interest in writing, cinema and theatre.  ‘My practice looks at two aspects of … Read More

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Bus Stop Gothic

The ‘everyday’ or the ‘banal’ has been a source of intrigue for artists for centuries, from Vermeer’s Little Street, through Hammershøi’s empty rooms and Hopper’s filmic landscapes, to the American photorealists of the 1970s and Shaw’s contemporary Midlands housing estate. … Read More

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Darkness at Noon

Darkness at Noon is a forthcoming exhibition curated by Ruth Calland and co-selected with Mimei Thompson for Contemporary British Painting. The exhibition will take place at A.P.T. Gallery, London from the 4 to 14 November 2021. CBP artists:Karl Bielik, Ruth … Read More

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Stand Close and Breathe Me In

Venue: Oceans Apart, OA Studios, 24-26 King Street, Salford M3 7DGExhibition dates: 25 June – 25 July 2021 Stand Close and Breathe Me In is a group exhibition of paintings which explores the collective spirit of small scale imagery within … Read More

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Susie Hamilton: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month June 2021: Susie Hamilton, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. Susie Hamilton discusses her C-19 series produced in her home studio during the lockdowns of 2020-21 depicting masked and visored medics treating patients during coronavirus pandemic. Susie … Read More

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Phil Illingworth: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month May 2021: Phil Illingworth, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. CBP: To cover the big broad question first; what is the relationship in your practice between painting, sculpture and installation? Did you come from a conventional painting … Read More

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Sikelela Owen: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month April 2021: Sikelela Owen, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. CBP: Your recent painting evokes a sense of reflection, contemplation, and something quite peaceful. This feels quite rare in the world of contemporary figurative painting that often … Read More

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Gordon Dalton: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month March 2021: Gordon Dalton, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. Dead Reckoning is the process of calculating your direction by using a previously determined position. It is thought that Dutch sailors threw dead bodies overboard to calculate … Read More

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Natalie Dowse: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month February 2021: Natalie Dowse, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. Natalie Dowse works from the close examination of the photographic image or extracted film still, derived from the surveillance, documentation and scrutiny of various locations. Carefully selected … Read More

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Iain Andrews: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month January 2021: Iain Andrews, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP. Contemporary British Painting: Your paintings are steeped in painting history references from Renaissance – Hieronymus Bosch, Romanticism and the alien landscapes of surrealism; Max Ernst. It feels … Read More

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