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Hidden in plain sight: urban artist DS ready to take the world by storm

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Hidden in plain sight: urban artist DS ready to take the world by storm

Art often brings together contradictory or incongruous concepts and, in that collision, creates something new. The astonishing work of US-born, UK-bred stencil artist David Schmidt - better known as DS - is a perfect example. "As far back as I can remember," he recalls, "my love for art was big enough to tame my hyperactive mind, with laser-like focus on a paper, creating a world of minute detailed figures. So, a move into a medium using the tool normally suited to a surgeon seemed a natural fit." Inspired and bitten by the street art bug, DS focused on stencil art,...

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Internationally exhibited artist Lauren Baker lights up the universe

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Internationally exhibited artist Lauren Baker lights up the universe

It has often been said that travel broadens the mind, but for multidisciplinary artist Lauren Baker, a life-changing trip to South America was the springboard to a hugely successful international career. Lauren’s work explores human connection, metaphysics and the expansiveness of the universe. Her signature neon works portray the power of energy through her poetic typographic and celestial chakra artworks. Lauren, who is among TAP Galleries' talented roster of artists, uses light to express the secrets of the universe, aiming to raise the vibration of love and connection within the world, and her recent works visually interpret unseen energy. She...

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James McQueen Exclusive Lockdown Print

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James McQueen Exclusive Lockdown Print

2020 has certainly been a year unlike the rest and therefore will definitely be an iconic moment in 21st Century history that none of us will forget. Once lockdown was announced back in March and the fear of the unknown presented with this complicated, unwelcomed virus meant we were all confined to our households. With life at a pause and the weeks suddenly turning into months, humans for the first time found themselves ‘busy doing nothing.’ Many artists took the time in the what seemed to be never ending hours of lockdown to create spectacular portrayals of the current times...

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You Snooze You Lose: Don’t miss out James McQueen's latest triumph

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You Snooze You Lose: Don’t miss out James McQueen's latest triumph
The second exclusive limited edition silkscreen release by James McQueen, artist at TAP Galleries, read all about the story so far...

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