‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ in its flesh as a financier by day and artist by night, Mihov has developed a hobby that has seen his works placed in front of hundreds of thousands at the London Tube, LA’s Grand Union Station, Forbes Magazine, and galleries from London to Beverly Hills.
Bulgarian born, London settled, Mihov has developed a flair for art as a balancing act to his other life in the square mile. Having started first to ever paint a mere 2 years ago with no prior training, his development has been an exciting journey to witness, encouraged by one of his former banking MDs who was his mentor. Shy of public appearances, he would rather let his art talk about itself.
Thank you to artist Pedro Sousa Louro for capturing the Wimbledon Art Fair and congratulations on selling all your work displayed at the event! There is still time to visit.
25 YEARS OF UNIQUE EVENTS
This November, Wimbledon Art Fair returns for its 25th anniversary with over 150 artists, designers and makers. Formally known as Wimbledon Open Studios, this is the same prodigious event with a new name to reflect the browse and buy focus of these twice yearly art fairs. This is a truly unique event on the arts calendar and is one of the only free entry fairs in London.
Every visitor is given the rare opportunity to step inside the hidden world of the artist. Over four days, you can walk into paint splattered private working studios and meet the artists and makers behind some of London’s leading contemporary arts and crafts.
Arrives in time for Diabetes Awareness Month
British contemporary artist, Imbue has unveiled his latest work, a piece entitled Always the Real Thing, inspired by the artist’s own struggle with Type 1 diabetes.
Always the Real Thing explores imagery of the Virgin Mary and global brand Coca Cola, with the idea emerging during a particularly difficult bout of low blood sugar. “I envisioned a coke bottle, floating above me like the Virgin Mary,” says Imbue. “It seemed like a very valuable image to capture through my work.” The artist later sketched the image down, and has since forged this initial kernel of an idea into a striking statue, pressure cast with a tinted cola brown resin.
ARTROOMS ROMA – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS
Artrooms Roma 2018 takes place at the iconic Church Palace Hotel, right off Via Aurelia in Rome, Italy, from the 2nd March to the 4th March 2018. Over three days, we will host more than 100 artists from all over the world chosen by a prestigious selection committee.
Before applying, you need to understand which is the right section for you:
Sculpture Park (Outdoors)
18/24 sq mtr hotel rooms. Artists are invited to transform the rooms into studios or create an installation and play with the space to highlight their work. You are allowed to do anything that is legal and non-permanent. There are also other exhibition spaces: public areas within the hotel including the main lobby and the park.
FLUX Exhibition at The Chelsea College of Art 11th – 15th April 2018
The Cookhouse Gallery, The Triangle Space and the Rootstein Parade Ground (facing Tate Britain)
FLUX Exhibition is a ground breaking art event – a collection of the most dynamic painters, sculptors and performance artists which represents an alternative way to encounter today’s best new art.
FLUX has established itself as the platform for contemporary artists to be discovered and to be part of an exceptional, unconventional art event. Hosted by Chelsea College of Arts in London and curated by Lisa Gray, the founder of FLUX, this fifth, much anticipated edition of FLUX brings 90 artists to the fore. Gray has hand selected the very best emerging and established artists for a five-day interactive event.
FLUX opening party comes alive with musical guests, performance art and site specific installations which complement the work and bring a new experimental approach to the exhibition.
The show represents a rare opportunity to gain access to a diverse group of gifted artists, on the path to being the big names of tomorrow, showcasing international talent in a collaborative, curated show. FLUX celebrates dynamic, emerging artists on the precipice of wider accolade and fame.
Founder Lisa Gray has a degree in Business and Economics and an 18 year career as an analyst, Gray brings together her business mind and love of art to create successful exhibitions and projects for all artists involved.
OPEN NOW – THE NAKED ARTIST
FLUX Exhibition produces large-scale art events that have generated a huge following. They are now delighted to announce an exciting new venture FLUX PRESENTS which will showcase the work of individual or small groups of artists at interesting locations across the UK.
The first FLUX PRESENTS will showcase the edgy work of Suzie Pindar Aka The Naked Artist at a derelict house in South London.
Pindar is an artist that constantly evaluates the world and the wide range of emotions that are evoked from daily life. Pindar Feels the need to make sense of everything and capture her observations in a way that she can express and later process.
Pindar works on themes that explore memories and moments, happiness, sadness and self-reflection. First seizing the time with words so that the immediacy and her feelings are captured. Pindar later creates imagery that perfectly evokes her thoughts surrounding her experience.
Today Pindar’s art is much more explorative in the physical sense, she now uses her body much more to express thoughts rather than just using paper, this combination ensures maximum impact and adds a strength and boldness to her work.
Pindar produces Art that does indeed reveal ‘the naked’ truth. Embracing experiences whether good or bad and documenting them in her bold self-expressive way. This is work that is honest, that is bursting with feelings and memories, making the ordinary interesting.
FLUX PRESENTS ‘This Is Who I Am’
139 Copeland Road
Public 13th – 14th October 11.00 – 18.00
15th October 11.00 – 15.00