CAMPerspectives

    What started off as an interest in American 1950’s Pop Art for artist Emma Coyle back in the early 2000’s, has grown into a multitude of work which represents a strong want to make very precise individual images.   Coyle is a multidisciplinary artist and has been based in London since 2006. Early in her career she solely worked on figurative painting. Influenced by first wave Pop Art but using themes which branched from 1920’s Japanese advertisements to American silver screen images as starting points. Her focus was to recreate images with a contemporary flare.     As Coyle worked throughout the past 14 years

Trying to adapt to a new “normal” is cause alone for intense reflection, and because  we’ve pressed pause on all of our favorite distractions (RIP happy hours), this reflection often gives way to nostalgia for pre-COVID times, more specifically those way before any semblance of a novel virus was heading our way. When we dissect ourselves, we’re naturally bound to think back to the experiences that radically shifted our sense of self and the relationships we create with the world around us.   The pandemic has also radically shifted the vision the art industry had for 2020. Gallery spaces are lonelier, studio

The beginnings of textile work are an incomplete picture, what with the perishable quality of early materials, but what is certain is that the craft has always been more than simply utilitarian. That much is clear considering that the items most representative of us—our personalities, cultures, our values, our memories—tend to be woven, embroidered, or sewed. Baskets, nets, satchels, scarves, blankets, clothes, even doilies, are all born from the simplest of materials and are carried by us all as figureheads for what matter to us. They don’t even have to have a purpose beyond fuzzy sentiments and memories these days,