Life & CultureArt Car Boot Fair Brings Love-In to King’s Cross London

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The Art Car Boot Fair’s mid-summer art “love-in” will take over Lewis Cubitt Square in King’s Cross on 23rd June. This is a unique chance to meet and barter with over 120 renowned artists, invited to create artworks specially for the day and to come along to sell them in person. The theme of the summer fair is love: love for the planet, love for each other and love of art.

Peter Blake and others

Famed for its festival atmosphere, the June edition of the Art Car Boot Fair features a mix of artists across all disciplines, and age ranges. From eleven-year-old wunderkind Camille Phoenix, the line-up spans seven decades right up to Colin Self who is in his 80’s. Fashion designer Pam Hogg makes a welcome return to the fair and street artist Ben Eine will join the line-up for the first time with a special edition of his sought-after LOVE prints, and he’ll be stencilling live at the event. Artists will be exploring and celebrating the LOVE theme by creating unique artworks available for one day only.

Not Banksy

Artist Nigel Waymouth will be selling a unique 1960s Save The Earth poster, designed in 1967 (the original Summer of Love) with Michael English, that he will be signing on the day of the fair. New Love themed editions of Wilma Johnson’s coveted rubber gloves will be unveiled. The International Neo Not Banksy Anartist Alliance (I.N.N.B.A.A) has instructed the L-13 Light Industrial Workshop to assist the Real Not Banksy Front (R.N.B.F) in the production of a screen print on the theme of LOVE, available at £60. Charming Baker will produce a Charming Baker’s Dozen of 13 original drawings on the CHOOSE LOVE template for Help Refugees. At the Jealous London stand Charming Baker will be live drawing Lovebirds and the Miaz Brothers will be airbrush-finishing their prints in their distinctive style.

Nigel Waymouth – Save Our Earth
Sacred and Profane Love – Wilma Johnson ©2019
The Misfortune Teller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There’ll be entertainment from Juliet Russell’s Portobello Live! choir who will be singing love songs, and the Queer Campervan crew will be camping up a storm out of their bespoke caravan/stage. The fair also sees the return of the popular and free Copyshop – bought to you by Ian Dawson in association with Vero. Ian will be securing rights to images from many of the Art Car Boot Fair artists and visitors to the fair can make their own ‘mongrel ‘ prints on the day using their bespoke selection of screens and paints.

Jaime Winstone and Pam Hogg

The line-up of artists includes: Juno Calypso, Geraldine Swayne, Jessica Voorsanger, Polly Morgan, Kristjana S Williams, Marcus Harvey, Bob & Roberta Smith, Mat Collishaw, Pam Hogg, Mr Bingo, Patrick Hughes, Ben Eine, Kate Knight, Carrie Reichardt, Amelia Troubridge, True Rocks, Laura New, Sara Pope, Camille Phoenix, Susie Hamilton, Colin Self, Pure Evil, Andrew Weatherall, James Birch, Charming Baker, Trolley Books & TJ Boulting, Cob Gallery & Help Refugees, Ian Dawson, Turps Painters, Jake Clark, David Batchelor, Dion Kitson, Christian Furr, Rennaissance Selfies, Keira Rathbone Typewriter Artist, L-13, Sadie Hennessey, Paul Sakoilsky, Wilfred Wood, Tony Beaver, Holly Allan, Ruth Fox, Jess Albarn, James Joyce, Cate Halpin and the Outside World, The Misfortune Teller, Meanmail, Wilma Johnson, Schoony, Art Night with Christine Sun Kim, Phil Colbert, Charlotte Colbert, Ron & Nick Carter, Marty Thornton, Alice Herrick & Rachel Megawhat, Jennifer Binnie, Christine Binnie, Paul Davis, Scarlett Bowman, Natasha Mason BOW WOW WOW, Tinsel Edwards & Twinkle Troughton, Atom Gallery, Bridgeman Editions with Nigel Waymouth, Holly Frean and Imogen Forte, Elli Popp, Morel Books, Flying Leaps, Lady Muck, Sean Worrall, Emma Harvey, Quiet British Accent, Julie Maddison, Misha Milovanovich, Jane Howard, Tracey Neuls, Atom Gallery, Richard Clegg, Keeler Tornero, Alteria Art with Neal Fox, Jealous Gallery with Charming Baker & The Miaz Brothers, Moniker Projects, Art on a Postcard with Anita Klein, The Beauty Papers, Bumble & Earwig, Joseph Gibson, Smithson Gallery with Frea Buckler, Charlotte Farmer, Rosie Emerson, Helen Jones, Sarah Duncan, Andrew Millar, Clare Halifax, Ben Slow and Gillian Garnica, Abigail Fallis, Beatrice Brown, Cedric Christie and OOF.

Bargains

Many pieces at the Art Car Boot Fair are available for £50 and under, with some created and personalised by the artists on the spot. The mid-summer fair will be an opportunity to buy these unique works at one-off, bargain prices. There will also be portrait opportunities, mystery prizes, raffles, pass the art parcel, the art of dating, the Secret Midsummer Art Casino plus a host of performances, plus food and drinks.

Renaissance Selfie

Advance ticket holders only between 1-2pm. Tickets will be available on the door from 2pm onwards. Tickets now on sale via www.artcarbootfair.com

ART CAR BOOT FAIR 2019
Sunday 23rd June 1-6pm
Lewis Cubitt Square, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BT

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See also:

The Other Art Fair Announces Its Programme

London Art Fair 2019 showcases exceptional contemporary and modern art

London Rare Book Fair Announces 2019 Dates

 

 

 

 

 

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