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Boris Garanger: Gestural Mechanics – Jackson’s Art Blog

French artist Boris Garanger was shortlisted for this year’s Jackson’s Painting Prize with his work, Gleaming. In the painting, a crowd of disembodied, hooded, yellow raincoats of different sizes strike various shapes against a grey backdrop. The work investigates the human figure, focussing on the protective outer layers we wear, often in moments of urgency. […]

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The Best of the Jackson’s Art Blog on its 11th Birthday

The Jackson’s Art Blog turns 11 this week! To celebrate, our team of writers got together and chose some of their favourite posts. The list is a broad mix that includes a celebration of Alizarin Crimson, an interview with Anthony Whishaw RA and advice on which colours to fill your watercolour box with. Enjoy this […]

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Angela Bell: Moving Marks – Jackson’s Art Blog

Angela Bell won the Portrait/Figure category in the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with her oil and graphite painting, Dunk. Angela, who was also a 2017 runner up in the competition, paints from a collection of vintage photographs, mostly of portraits, to explore surface and muse on the identities of the subjects. Here, she discusses […]

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Christopher Cook: Luminous Objects – Jackson’s Art Blog

Christopher Cook won the Still life/botanical category prize in the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with his work, Global Reach. In this painting, opulent objects are excavated to life from a graphite, resin and oil medium, developed by Christopher and unique to his practice. Here, he talks about his mark making tools, the function of […]

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Schmincke Super-Granulating Watercolours – Jackson’s Art Blog

Schmincke have added 15 limited edition super-granulating colours to their Horadam watercolour range. Each colour contains a combination of granulating pigments which separate and settle into the paper surface for textural watercolour effects. Artist, Anna Zadorozhnaya, shares her thoughts on the new series. By Anna Zadorozhnaya German brand Schmincke, who produces paints and mediums, has […]

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Alastair Gordon: Material Illusion – Jackson’s Art Blog

Alastair Gordon was shortlisted in Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with his work, Letters from a Friend. What at first appears to be 5 handwritten postcards, casually masking taped to a wooden substrate, is in fact an oil and acrylic painting on wood. We caught up with Alastair ahead of his upcoming online exhibition at […]

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Robert McPartland: Devotional Spaces – Jackson’s Art Blog

Robert McPartland was one of the 42 artists shortlisted in the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with his work Arezzo. Robert’s paintings are a meditation on space and the relationships formed within and around various everyday objects. Here, we find out about his philosophy towards painting, his visual and musical influences, and the intuitive space […]