Dear readers myself Sascha Bailey my wife Mimi Nishikawa and Jack Tomson have been working on a new project called the Blockchain art Exchange.
This project is set to radically change the way in which art is exchanged, by shifting the industry towards digital intangible future.
The blockchain art exchange creates a way for artists, to...
The benbai expo Words by Matthew Mason
Full Catalogue HERE
As you step through the doors of the Benbai Expo what seems like a giant wooden eye, 125kg in weight and 249cm in circumference stares at you as you step across the red carpet. The work was Untitled (2017) by Sarah Khalid. On closer inspection, it consists of a myriad of concentric...
Art and Auto Rat Fink : The Life and Times of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth Part 1
Car culture in California during the 50's and 60's is an era I admire and love. With a generation of youth born in the fog of World War ll coming into their adulthood, things were changing quickly. With the music and fashion making its jumps, the focus in America fell strongly on the newly...
Quite Useless welcomes Ernesto Romano to the family
Since he was a child, Ernesto Romano (born in Italy), was always fascinated by the human anatomy and the botanical infrastructure of plants. His father who is a doctor peaked his interest and this has now factored into his artwork. He would later turn this childlike fascination into a search to understand the way...
The Benbai Expo By GAMMA
The Benbai Expo by Gamma
(Curated by Quite Useless)
Art only exists to be admired and to inspire people to invoke an emotional response.
Despite the rising number of way in which we can discover and share art. The mainstream art world still struggles to find those undiscovered talent with too few art galleries willing to take...
Ollie Sylvester New Bio
Oliver "Ollie" Sylvester Was born in 1972 and hails from Camden Town, North London. Diagnosed at a early age with mild dyslexia, he found himself focused more on doodling then his curriculum. As he found himself at the back of his academic courses, his interests in art began to take precedent. With his initial...
Jack Daniel Thompson new Bio
Jack Daniel Thompson grew up in waterloo, London. Having a deep passion for DJing jack was always interested in some form of creative expression. At the age of 16 Jack attended the highly regarded music college ACM, where he received a first year degree. Jack Daniels never wanted to complete a full degree seeing...
Sascha Bailey Bio
writen by my amazing agent Jody, please see image media's site here
Starting life in a small town in southern England called Tavistock, ever since Sascha was young, he has had an avid interest in art and sold his artwork at 11 years of age at the Frieze Art fair.
That was the moment he realised...
Art Space Talk: John Luce Lockett
This was taken from http://myartspace-blog.blogspot.jp/2008/03/art-space-talk-john-luce-lockett.html
And so is nothing to do with me, however it is a fantasic read, enjoy
Saturday, March 01, 2008Art Space Talk: John Luce LockettJohn Luce Lockett studied at The Northampton School of Art and The Byam Shaw Kensington, following this with extensive study in life drawing and human anatomy. Although...
Quite Useless Welcomes Albert E Dean to the Family
We are proud and excited to announce that today we have a new member of the Quite Useless Family introducing Albert E Dean.
Please see below for his bio and a preview of images.
Growing up in small sleepy town in Devon, England. One would not think that inspiration would grab hold of Albert as it...
Charlie Harney new works & new bio
Photo by Fenton Bailey
I was thinking that due to Charlies amazing new series of works and lovely new portrait by our own Fenton Bailey. He needed an amazing new bio. So here it is enjoy!
Originally of Irish descent, Charlie Harney spent his life growing up in North London. This grimy city backdrop has had...
Sportmax by Fenton Bailey
Our Very own artist Fenton Bailey. A few months ago produced an online campaign for the luxury italian women's clothing brand Sportsmax.
The collection of images are very unique for fashion and show a side of Fentons work yet unseen by most people.
The brand loved the shots Fenton created so much. They decided to have...
John Luce Lockett Romance Canvas Collection 2017
Today, on this very day. Quite Useless presents a collection of three prints on canvas and four prints on high quality exhibition paper. All these works come for our artist John Luce Lockett, we have spent a long time with the Lockett estate choosing these stunning works to print.
All the production from start to...
Art and Auto: The BMW Art Car Project
The modern automobile is a culmination of many inventions and innovations that have been improved on, altered and re-imagined over its 130 plus year history. And as this creation has progressed and evolved so has the culture and knowledge of the human being and how it views this machine. With that progression, our ideas...
Ultra Feminists and Erotic art.
This post is not meant to offend it just offers my personal opinion on a subject.
Note: there is a massive distinction between ultra feminists and feminists.
We had a post on our instagram recently about the featured image.
it was described by a woman as exploitive. Now this a word ultra feminists attach to erotic photography...
Sculpture Takes Many Forms
Art can be used and shown in many different way and mediums. whether that be photography, paint, printed, film, sound or sculpture. Which brings me to what I want to talk about today.
Sculpture is one of the oldest forms of expression used in art spanning as far back as 5th Century' BC.
From that period...
Quite Useless Welcomes Vincent Dacquin to the Family
Today we are proud to announce that Vincent Dacquin will now be exclusively manged by Quite Useless within the uk region.
Please take the time to read his bio below and check back often for updates on this phenomenal artist.
Vincent's work is proud unashamed expression of our world although his influences include such names as...
Formalism & Conceptual Art
Art can be anything even urinals or bricks. i'm am however going to be writing about two very different points of view one classic formalism, the other conceptual.
Conceptual art has it roots in the French artist Marcel Duchamp who in 1917 created the work the fountain. Which was a urinal with his signature on...
Photorealism In Art Today
Photorealism is arguably one of the most refined and difficult art practices to master. The style emerged from the Pop Art explosion as a counter to Abstract Expressionism as well as Minimalist art movements in the late 60s and early 70s United States. Today it has become centered into the artistic culture, most early...
Bailey’s Icons "Exhibition"
This week i am proud to announce that quite useless will be curating an exhibition of David Baileys Photography in Tokyo on march 25th.
(The featured image is not a new one we are keeping the new images under lock and key until the event.)
Please stay tuned for more and see below for more information;
The Concepts of Charlie Harney
This week i Thought i would write about one of our own artists, Charlie Harney and his Artistic concepts.
Harney is an artist unlike a lot of others his work is truly honest and he only paints based on a feeling and never the other way around.
His work at first only can be appreciated for...
Quite Useless Welcomes Mia Wilkinson to The Family
We are proud and excited to announce that Mia Wilkinson will now be exclusively managed by Quite Useless.
We will be adding works from Mia in the coming months so be sure to check back often.
Mia Wilkinson is a London based artist, whose oil paintings are
visceral explorations of certain sexualized female forms. The sensual indulgence...
Website re Launch phone cases and more!
It has been a very busy year for us here at Quite Useless, form the Cavalcade of creative curiosities to the maverick expo.
we have had phenomenal press coverage and are gearing up for a fantastic 2017.
Our Team expects nothing less than a landmark year for our company with a host of Exhibitions lined up...
Quite Useless Welcomes Sarah Martin to the family
We are proud and excited to announce that Sarah Martin will now be exclusively managed by Quite Useless.
We will be adding works from Sarah in the coming months so be sure to check back often.
Sarah has lived a life of contrast hailing from South Africa, she had constant artistic influence around her.
This beautiful landscape...
"Wild At Heart"
I first encountered Russell Young’s work in 2011 when I was working part time for a Mayfair art gallery. Since then it has always been my dream to work with him and with the Imitate modern. I am proud to present “wild at heart”.
This show tells the story of 30 years which have defined...
Natural forms in art
The artist often tries to recreate the beauty and chaos of the natural world. Some artists such as Tony Cragg find this approximation by constructing their work in the same manner as living systems are created. He achieves his unique style by first creating a frame with interlocking parts similar to that of a...
Quotation in Art
Writing a little message in your artwork has become somewhat of a fad these days, some art takes this to an extreme by simply being a neon quote “what is love” or “i'm a feminist” in pink neon or something along those lines seems to be the current trend. This recent popularity boom for...
How Life & Death Affects Art
Art is beautiful and sometimes evil. It can embody a multitude of different emotions from pain to happiness. Recently one artist from San Francisco got me thinking a bit more about death and its relationship with art. The artist is Agelio Batle and the piece is titled Ash Dancer.
Essentially a life-sized graphite skeleton that...
The Artistic Imagery of Donald Trump
Whatever your political views are there is no denying that Donald Trump has inspired some pretty interesting imagery.
with the election so close we decided to get together a list of our favourite, artworks inspired by this political campaign.
All links provided checked and safe
This amazing group of world leaders as super villains was included in...
In this exhibition we have four artists all highly talented , from the photography of Fenton Bailey and Mairi-Luise of the female form, captured both from a male and female perspective. To John Luce Lockett’s beautiful classical style paintings of Women exploding with light and colour. Alongside these masters of their respective crafts we...