Louise McNaught an interview with the fine artist painting the natural world

“I wanted to do a big blue bee” says Louise. “I’ve done one quite small, but then I’m not sure … More

Secret Art Prize 2018 Announces Winners

The 4th annual Secret Art Prize announced it’s winners at an awards ceremony at the Hoxton Hotel in Shoreditch. Managed … More

We Meet Sam Peacock in Hastings to talk about his new body of work ‘Of The Land’

I suppose I should have known better! A trip to the seaside sounded appealing and what’s not to like about … More

We meet Roy’s People as he talks about his upcoming art fair

It’s the Whitecross Street Party and the area is buzzing, Roy is sat in the window of the Curious Duke … More

The Best Galleries to Buy Street and Urban Art in London

There are some great galleries in London and we enjoy going to as many as we can in order to … More

New talent abounds at the Curious Duke Gallery in the latest of our Spotlight series

by guest blogger, the Curious Duke Gallery’s Sinead Loftus There is a corner of London that introduces art lovers to … More

Andrew Millar breathes life into the polaroid with a unique show in London

Following the closure of the Polaroid company in 2008, Polaroid artists were thrown into despair over their future; never has … More

Kate Knight paints fragile things in a show which draws attention to threatened species

We’ve all spent a few Sundays tucked up under a duvet watching David Attenborough documentaries, after all he is the … More

Sam Peacock unveils his new collection and draws inspiration from the myth and legend of the Sussex Peninsula

Sam Peacock is an artist we’ve followed for a while here on Inspiring City.  We interviewed him once at his … More

Hanna Benihoud creates A Labour of Love and is an artist to watch for 2016

You may not yet have seen the creations of ‘A Labour of Love’ from artist and architect Hanna Benihoud, but it is … More

Andrea Tyrimos brings fine art to the streets of London as part of her BRICK project

Andrea Tyrimos is one of our favourite artists.  A fine art graduate her art is a labour of love and … More

New talent Karis Knight unveils her latest work at the Curious Duke Gallery

The new talent that is Karis Knight is certainly one to watch. Her ever-growing CV boasts murals at Topshop’s London … More

Interview with Hannah Adamaszek prior to her latest exhibition at the Curious Duke Gallery

The gallery is serene! This is perhaps not suprising given that the artist on show is Hannah Adamaszek. Someone who … More

Roy’s People brings to life his ‘Little Heroes’ as he prepares for his next solo show at the Curious Duke Gallery

Roy is back and this time his little people have taken on a new dimension with the ‘Little Heroes’ due … More

Sam Peacock prepares for ‘Fractured’ his latest show at the Curious Duke Gallery

Spend any sort of time with Sam Peacock and it is likely that two topics will be raised, Rugby and … More

The 2014 Inspiring City London Art Review of the Year

The second full year of Inspiring City has seen the blog diversify into different genres and a spreading of our … More

Interview with Sabina Andron as she curates her first group show at the Curious Duke Gallery

It seems right that we should be meeting in Leake Street! The famous legal graffiti spot underneath the arches of … More

A Curious Route Walking Tour around Whitecross Street and the Barbican

One area often overlooked given it’s proximity to the likes of Shoreditch, the City and Clerkenwell is the bohemian paradise … More

Roy’s People and Sam Peacock join forces to put on a show at the Timberyard in Covent Garden

If it’s possible to draw a line from one end of the artistic spectrum to the other then it is … More

Interview with Artist Mohammed Sami Winner of the Curious Duke Gallery Secret Art Prize

“People have tried to kill me three times” says Mohammed Sami. Originally from Iraq but now living in Sweden the … More

Interview with Andrea Tyrimos as she Paints Bricks and Prepares for The Roadz her first solo show

Andrea likes to paint brick. Not on brick, actual brick. The more textured the surface the better. It was a … More

Roys People Hides Little Guys in Covent Garden as Part of the Big Issue Little Man Hunt

Late on Tuesday evening when the revellers are drinking up and about to stagger towards the tube is not the … More

Welcome to the World of the Miniature as Roy’s People prepares for ‘Street Life’ his first Solo Show

It’s amazing just how much love the little people get! Inspiring City has been out and about with many an … More

The Curious Duke Gallery Launch the First Ever Secret Art Prize

London’s hippest little urban art gallery, the Curious Duke has a secret and it’s a secret that won’t last for … More

The Curious Duke Gallery Moves to 173 Whitecross Street and Re-Launches with an exciting slate for 2014

The Curious Duke Gallery has moved! Albeit just a few doors down the road from their old premises on Whitecross … More