Ian Bruce

Ian Bruce describes painting portraits as “somewhere between a haircut and a therapy session”. In episode 4 of Open House, he shows us how he’s adapted his intimate methods to lockdown, and finally found the time to launch his long-imagined animation project.

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Rebecca Gilpin (Open House: Episode 06)

Rebecca Gilpin creates visual rhythms on canvas. In episode 9, she tells us how listening to music shaped her latest series, Magic Carpet ride; and why the sea plays an important role in her work.

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Pie Herring (Open House: Episode 01)

Pie Herring’s vivid, visceral depictions of womanhood are both disarming and exhilarating. In the first episode of Open House, the artist invites us into her studio to explain why lockdown isn’t holding her back.

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Tom White (Open House: Episode 05)

Tom White’s colourful oils explore the vulnerability of the human condition. In episode 6 of Open House, he takes us through his artistic journey from pop culture to deeply personal self-portraits.


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Alice Irwin (Open House: SO2 EP01)

We might be back in lockdown, but the UK’s artists are still creating and they've invited us into their home studios. In episode 1, sculptor and printmaker Alice Irwin shows us how the playground inspires her work.

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