BEN WEBB

Art Consultant

Exhibition review: Gursky at Hayward Gallery

With it's iconic brutalist architecture and cutting edge programming, the Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned gallery at the vanguard of contemporary art. ARTIQ were delighted to be invited to join industry and press at the opening of it's recent redevelopment to review 'Gursky', it's first exhibition...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Palpably human art: Patrick talks to Interior Design Today on how to showcase the personality, patronage and taste of hotels through art

Every hospitality venue is different and every hospitality art collection should be curated with that in mind. ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with Interior Design Today to share his insight on the palpable human element of art and the benefits that art brings to the hospitality environment. Art is...

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WILL BALLANTYNE-REID

Arts Researcher

Event review: London Art Fair 2018

With over 131 exhibitors now participating, the London Art Fair has become a landmark of the city’s cultural calendar - bridging the gap between Frieze in October and Masterpiece in June/July. Bringing together international artists and galleries alongside home-grown talent, it offers a smorgasbord...

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JOE OWENS

STUDIO ARTIST

Advice for graduate artists

You’ve made the work, you’ve studied the craft. So, what’s next? We have spoken to one of our talented artists, Marcus Aitken, to put together a collection of tips that we think will help support you in your next steps as an artist. Click here to download our booklet of top tips and guidance for...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Lead Art Consultant

'A SENSE OF PLACE' TAZIE TALKS TO FMJ ON PLACEMAKING IN THE WORKPLACE

Placemaking is a well-established discourse in the fields of urban planning and design management, where it alludes to the capitalisation of space, in order to promote community wellbeing. Placemaking has also become accepted as a broader, more general approach to space, understood as the drive to create...

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'The art of reducing workplace stress - and Increasing brain power' Georgina talks to The Building Centre

Do you feel under pressure to keep up with the demands of everyday life and maintain a decent work/life balance? If so, you’re by no means not alone. In 2015/16, work stress accounted for 45% of all work days lost due to ill health and helped increase absenteeism from work by 25% on the previous year,...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

INNOVATIVE INSTALL, STORYTELLING & ART RENTAL: PATRICK TALKS TO SPACE MAGAZINE ON THE LATEST TRENDS IN ART FOR HOTELS

From storytelling to placemaking, art is a powerful tool for hotels to differentiate themselves from their competitors and engage with staff and guests time and time again. Earlier this month, ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with leading hospitality publication SPACE Magazine to share his expertise...

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EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'Cathedral Of The Pines' Gregory Crewdson

I first came across Gregory Crewdson's stunning tableaux as a fine art photography graduate over 10 years ago. To me, at that time, he was the epitome of a photographic master, known for his acute attention to detail and cinematic approach to every scene, painstakingly creating a mise-en-scene that...

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VICTORIA BURROUGHS

Project Coordinator

EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'INTO THE UNKNOWN' BARBICAN CENTRE

The Barbican Centre itself looks like it fell from space - an appropriate venue for a promised voyage through science fiction. The literature promised an odyssey. Experience does not exist in silos. The tangled mire of life is disparate and chaotic and seemingly discrete subjects, such as art, science,...

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MELODY PATMAN

Marketing Manager

'THE POWER OF ART FOR THE HEALING ENVIRONMENT' - ARTIQ'S MELODY PATMAN TALKS TO CARE ROADSHOWS

The aesthetic of our surroundings has the power either significantly to enrich or reduce our levels of wellbeing. Of course, healthcare environments, such as hospitals or doctors’ and dental surgeries and waiting rooms, are all designed primarily with practicality and end purpose in mind, creating...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

ARTIQ CEO SHARES HIS TREND TIPS FOR HOSPITALITY ART IN STYLE GUIDE 2017

What does expertly curated art bring to the hospitality environment? ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with Hilden Style Guide to share his predictions, top tips and advice for choosing the perfect hospitality art strategy for 2017. 'This is a very fast-moving sector, where the biggest design challenge...

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JAMIE LIVINGSTONE

New Business and Events

Getting the most out of workplace art – Jamie shares his top tips with MIX Interiors magazine

What can intelligently curated, high quality art bring to the workplace? We believe that art in the workplace can engage staff, attract talent, reflect company values and promote a creative and productive working environment. Last month, ARTIQ Head of New Business, Jamie Livingstone sat down with...

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KATIE TERRES

Head of Operations

ARTIQ explore the Salon Hang trend for Hospitality Interiors magazine

We are delighted to share a fascinating exploration into the Salon Hang trend written by ARTIQ Art Consultant Katie Terres & now featured in this month’s Hospitality Interiors magazine “Not so long ago, the mere mention of ‘hotel art’ would send a shiver down many a spine, bringing up...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Lead Art Consultant

EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'ABSENT FRIENDS' HOWARD HODGKIN

Wandering into the National Portrait Gallery’s Howard Hodgkin ‘Absent Friends’ exhibition, a slight disorientation takes over. Generally speaking, the works displayed appear completely disconnected from our conception of ‘portraiture’. However as you glide chronologically through the arched...

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YATES NORTON

Artist Liaison

EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945' Barbican Centre

This landmark exhibition exploring post-war Japanese architecture demonstrates that architecture is a multi-dimensional and messy process. Architecture is neither black ink on white paper nor a sterile monument. It is composed of structures lived in and walked through, altered and repaired, open as...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Home is Where The Art is - Patrick talks to SOURCE on art for residential

A well-designed interior can take years to perfect; furniture, fabrics, bespoke joinery, that perfect shade of paint. Art, however, whilst one of the first elements to be noticed, is often one of the last to be chosen. Patrick McCrae, CEO of art consultancy ARTIQ, dresses the Skyline show apartment...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Can Art Increase Workplace Productivity? Patrick McCrae writes for OnOffice

Art defines nations. Globally, it’s a multi-billion-pound industry. We learn about art from a young age, fill our homes with it and are surrounded by it when we are hospitalised or, in our dotage, in nursing homes. In hotels, museums and restaurants – even some caves – walls are adorned with art....

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