Contemporary Cityscape Art at Wyecliffe

July 08, 2020

Contemporary Cityscape Art at Wyecliffe

Wyecliffe Cityscapes

Cityscape art is renowned for its dynamic aesthetic, where the global metropolis is frequently reborn with new facades and architectural structures – artists within the genre enjoy an evolving skyline and everlasting source of inspiration. From depicting the cities as they once were as well as reinventing their future, the talented painters within this genre reflect the distinctive personality of the urban landscape. Crafting the elegance of Parisian spires to bright lights of New York, Wyecliffe represents an portfolio of talent whose ambition is to interpret international destinations to craft engaging and illuminating art for your interior.

“Structurally I took inspiration from deficit interiors; broken plaster board exposing wooden beams, in keeping with the industrial aspect that influence a lot of the work. I then started to think about opposing ideas - ‘new and old’ and ‘life and death’ were the original working titles and this is where the theme developed,"
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... strewn across the plaster and firmly in the foreground is chaotic life and messy interpretations. The pop culture references are deliberately ambiguous and even random with some much darker ones too. I liked the idea of contrasting this against the palette background in something a bit more zen, clean, golden and rich”


Cityscapes in Space


Cityscape is the ideal choice for the social areas of a home such as the kitchen or dining space. The fast paced and frenetic works from urban-esque artist, Simon Wright, can contribute by adding zest to an atmosphere where Andrew Grant Kurtis captures the elegance of London’s inner city architecture as seen from his countless small-scale portrayals of famous landmarks along the Thames. Memories of travel can also be relived as these talented artists capture the identity of famous cities around the world, and also act as promises of adventure for the future. Admirers become immersed in the dreams of meandering the streets of Venice or jumping into a black cab in the big smoke.

'Graphic design buildings'


Creating a record of places he has visited; Richard Knight selects highly populated cities to play host for his modern compositions. Fusing cities and their occupants, Knight uses the glittering interplay of artificial light and pedestrian movement in each painting to create vibrant and distinctive works. Building upon his background as a graphic designer, using hand-made stencil the artist introduces texture and geometry throughout his paintings, making each one entirely unique.

'Cityscapes of Europe'


With an inherent love of art from an early age, Benoni took up a career in the arts with an understanding of the exceptional talent and hours within her study that it would require to forge a name for herself. With support and encouragement from her architect grandfather, the artist forged a style which blends the classical appearance of European cities with a modern twist. Working from her studio in Central Prague, Benoni fuses a combination of delicately applied acrylic paints with sheets of pure metallic leaf; a visual tapestry of light and shade to present the greatest cities of the world.

'Oil paintings at affordable scale'


Drawing on the impressionist masterpieces of Monet and Turner, renowned modern cityscape painter Andrew Grant Kurtis presents London amongst the haze of moonlight, dawn and dust alike. Carefully preparing his pigments the artist draws upon traditional techniques to present the elegance of London, without the noise or crowds. Often painting from the banks of the Thames, his works are admired and collected by connoisseurs and patrons of fine art.

'London in bright colours'


Though residing in the heart of Wales, the artists imagination transports him to the beating heart of London Town, from the Southbank to the bustle of Parliament Square. Lights dance across the reflections of the recent rain, where passers-by hold much needed umbrellas to shield against the rain. With an exceptionally adaptable aesthetic, Bowens original works have the remarkable quality of being suited to both traditional and contemporary homes.

'Urban style for architecture'


After many years of creative development experimenting with genres from wildlife to portraiture, Yorkshire born painter Simon Wright has forged his profile with an urban-styled vision celebrating cityscapes. Well planned juxtapositions are used to create dramatic contrast between light and dark - a theme associated with city night life. The nature of his creative process allows the artist's colour balance to become purposely faded for watchers to connect the dots between imagination and reality. This engaging style makes the aesthetics of Wright's chosen landmarks more appreciative when one can "complete the painting through instinctive curiosity". Crafting works that are ideal for cinemas rooms and most open plan spaces as creative dispositions fill the walls, they are astonishing to the eye and the mind.


For cityscape artists, the creating of a metropolis can naturally exhibit the architectural development as time goes by. Showcasing the development of a capital's skyline or celebrating iconic landmarks, urban landscapes instil a progressive and forward-thinking atmosphere. Sometimes artists perhaps better known in other genres will venture to the bright lights of the city; David Renshaw - though known for his panoramic landscapes, has inspired collectirs by placing his charming characters Doris and Ted into the Big Smoke as well as the bright lights of New York as part of their Northern Romance adventures. Selecting cityscape art can go beyond the appreciation for an architectural style, and explore the narrative within.

Cityscape art is renowned for its dynamic aesthetic, where the global metropolis is frequently reborn with new facades and architectural structures – artists within the genre enjoy an evolving skyline and everlasting source of inspiration.

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From depicting the cities as they once were as well as reinventing their future, the talented painters within this genre reflect the distinctive personality of the urban landscape. Crafting the elegance of Parisian spires to bright lights of New York, Wyecliffe represents an portfolio of talent whose ambition is to interpret international destinations to craft engaging and illuminating art for your interior.  

CITYSCAPES IN SPACE


Cityscape is the ideal choice for the social areas of a home such as the kitchen or dining space. The fast paced and frenetic works from urban-esque artist, Simon Wright, can contribute by adding zest to an atmosphere where Andrew Grant Curtis captures the elegance of London’s inner city architecture as seen from his countless small-scale portrayals of famous landmarks along the Thames. Memories of travel can also be relived as these talented artists capture the identity of famous cities around the world, and also act as promises of adventure for the future. Admirers become immersed in the dreams of meandering the streets of Venice or jumping into a black cab in the big smoke.


'Graphic Design Buildings'


Creating a record of places he has visited; Richard Knight selects highly populated cities to play host for his modern compositions. Fusing cities and their occupants, Knight uses the glittering interplay of artificial light and pedestrian movement in each painting to create vibrant and distinctive works. Building upon his background as a graphic designer, using hand-made stencil the artist introduces texture and geometry throughout his paintings, making each one entirely unique.


'Cityscapes of Europe'


With an inherent love of art from an early age, Benoni took up a career in the arts with an understanding of the exceptional talent and hours within her study that it would require to forge a name for herself. With support and encouragement from her architect grandfather, the artist forged a style which blends the classical appearance of European cities with a modern twist. Working from her studio in Central Prague, Benoni fuses a combination of delicately applied acrylic paints with sheets of pure metallic leaf; a visual tapesty of light and shade to present the greatest cities of the world.


'Oil paintings at affordable scale'


Drawing on the impressionist masterpieces of Monet and Turner, renowned modern cityscape painter Andrew Grant Curtis presents London amongst the haze of moonlight, dawn and dust alike. Carefully preparing his pigments the artist draws upon traditional techniques to present the elegance of London, without the noise or crowds. Often painting from the banks of the Thames, his works are admired and collected by connoisseurs and patrons of fine art.


'London in bright colours'


Though residing in the heart of Wales, the artists imagination transports him to the beating heart of London Town, from the Southbank to the bustle of Parliament Square. Lights dance across the reflections of the recent rain, where passers-by hold much needed umbrellas to shield against the rain. With an exceptionally adaptable aesthetic, Bowens original works have the remarkable quality of being suited to both traditional and contemporary homes.


'Ubran style for architecture'


After many years of creative development experimenting with genres from wildlife to portraiture, Yorkshire born painter Simon Wright has forged his profile with an urban-styled vision celebrating cityscapes. Well planned juxtapositions are used to create dramatic contrast between light and dark - a theme associated with city night life. The nature of his creative process allows the artist's colour balance to become purposely faded for watchers to connect the dots between imagination and reality. This engaging style makes the aesthetics of Wright's chosen landmarks more appreciative when one can "complete the painting through instinctive curiosity". Crafting works that are ideal for cinemas rooms and most open plan spaces as creative dispositions fill the walls, they are astonishing to the eye and the mind.


For cityscape artists, the creating of a metropolis can naturally exhibit the architectural development as time goes by. Showcasing the development of a capital's skyline or celebrating iconic landmarks, urban landscapes instil a progressive and forward-thinking atmosphere. Sometimes artists perhaps better known in other genres will venture to the bright lights of the city; David Renshaw - though known for his panoramic landscapes, has inspired collectirs by placing his charming characters Doris and Ted into the Big Smoke as well as the bright lights of New York as part of their Northern Romance adventures. Selecting cityscape art can go beyond the appreciation for an architectural style, and explore the narrative within.


The succession of thoughts and actions that lead to aesthetically-pleasing productions are what drive some of Wyecliffe's portfolio of cityscape artists. Original artists like Edward Waite entices collectors through his unique practical process – utilising ketchup and mustard bottles, the artist lays paint neatly on his canvas, giving a brilliantly tactile finish full of fun, with many works available with their original working sketch or paintbrush used to compose the architecture. Paul Kenton uses a drip technique on both box canvas and aluminium sheets in his work, which are often in monochromes for a chic and minimal aesthetic.


So, you are considering the dynamic portrayal of cityscape art, what next? Given the extraordinary presence that a building brings irrespective of its size, the simple choice of medium may be a defining (and valuable) factor, from Veronika Benoni’s utilisation of a patchwork of materials to Robin Eckardt’s electrifying fast paced and magnificently scaled original paintings; there is choice for the most compact city-based apartment to large homes in the countryside in need of a reminder of the pace of the rat race.





















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The succession of thoughts and actions that lead to aesthetically-pleasing productions are what drive some of Wyecliffe's portfolio of cityscape artists. Original artists like Edward Waite entices collectors through his unique practical process – utilising ketchup and mustard bottles, the artist lays paint neatly on his canvas, giving a brilliantly tactile finish full of fun, with many works available with their original working sketch or paintbrush used to compose the architecture. Paul Kenton uses a drip technique on both box canvas and aluminium sheets in his work, which are often in monochromes for a chic and minimal aesthetic.



So, you are considering the dynamic portrayal of cityscape art, what next? Given the extraordinary presence that a building brings irrespective of its size, the simple choice of medium may be a defining (and valuable) factor, from Veronika Benoni’s utilisation of a patchwork of materials to Robin Eckardt’s electrifying fast paced and magnificently scaled original paintings; there is choice for the most compact city-based apartment to large homes in the countryside in need of a reminder of the pace of the rat race.










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