Artist: Charlie Haydn Taylor

A vibrant undertaking of some of society’s most pressing issues, the work of Charlie Haydn Taylor uses the intimacy of home interiors to discuss personal human dilemmas and broader issues ranging from government surveillance to the effect of mental health on individual behaviour.

A modernisation of the classic British pop art of the 1960s, Charlie utilises key themes from well-known artworks to relate to the central idea of each piece; from Damien Hirst’s spot paintings as a reference to pharmaceutical use, to Francis Bacon’s feature as a comment on the depicted figures struggles with their human condition.

“I’m happy that…


Artist: Charlie Haydn Taylor

There are so many issues plaguing the world at the moment. It feels like it’s the worst it’s ever been. But maybe it’s always like this; the belief that past troubles pale compared to those experienced in the present. British pop artist, Charlie Haydn Taylor, can give you both perspectives. Literally. His art covers a wide range of subjects within the social, political and psychological realms, using digital collage to show the present, and the past, side by side.

Chatting with Charlie, it’s hard to believe he’s in his mid-twenties, wise as he is for his age. His interest in…


Martin Luther King Jr., March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963; Image Source: ABC News

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Renowned for using powerful images appropriated from history and popular culture, British-American pop artist Russell Young, loves to glamourise “a very aggressive and violent image”.

Like pop artists past and present, Russell remakes these images which attest to the appetites and bewitching excesses of fame.

This featured artwork, “Riot” is based on Martin Luther King Jr’s speech “The Other America” (1967).

Extract: “But it is not enough for me to stand before you tonight and condemn riots. It would be morally irresponsible for me to do that without, at the same time, condemning the contingent, intolerable conditions…


Artist: Ale Osollo, Photography by Nacho Guerrero

Ale Osollo was born in Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1979. Her childhood, adolescence and youth were spent in a society bursting with Mexican customs and traditions.

In her mind and spirit dwells the magical fantasy that has accompanied her in dreams since she was a child. Art gave Ale the outlet to capture this other world using materials that were within her reach at the time — such as vegetables or fruit from the refrigerator and even toilet paper. Today, her works are narratives, rich in symbolism that draw on heritage.

Ale pushes the boundaries with materials and with references. She…


Street Artist: Anthea Missy

The effervescent Anthea Missy making her mark on the streets of Paris 🇫🇷🥐

“I Dreamt That We Were Kissing” is a commentary on our current situation. With social distancing measures in place, it feels like we can no longer say hello to our family and friends with a bise (kiss), invoking a feeling of nostalgia.

🎥 Lights, Camera, Action 🎥

“The paste-up reminds us of what we were once able to do without a second thought, highlighting the curtailment of our freedom. The text is signed ‘anonymous’, attributing the quote to everyone who is thinking and feeling the same as I am.” ~ Anthea Missy


Artist: Tunku Khalsom

Khalsom is an international artist of British and Malaysian descent, and has been living in Singapore for over ten years.

An Interior Architecture graduate (2006), Khalsom has a background in design, but in recent years has been firmly focused on her dynamic art. As a self-taught abstract artist, she is revered for her work which exudes fluidity and stunning colour, whilst embracing the concepts of life, love and change.

Khalsom’s mantra is, “always changing, always growing” and is expressed through the movement in her art, working predominantly with inks for their perfect fluid nature.

Bright, bold colours evoke different emotions…


Artist: Tunku Khalsom

Contemporary painting abounds with a multitude of different stylistic and conceptual approaches, but what keeps the majority of them floating on the surface is the willingness to represent something new. Such is the case with the burgeoning self-taught artist Tunku Khalsom of Malaysian and British descent, whose vibrant compositions rest on numerous pictorial elements to deliver intuitive narratives centered on the alterations of mood and thought.

The interior architecture graduate, and experienced designer, Khalsom is dazzled with fluidity and color; her works can be found in the homes of private collectors across Asia, the USA, and Greece are saturated with…


Ale Osollo was born in Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1979. Her childhood, adolescence and youth were spent in a society bursting with Mexican customs and traditions. In her mind and spirit dwells the magical fantasy that has accompanied her in dreams since she was a child. Art gave Ale the outlet to capture this other world using materials that were within her reach at the time — such as vegetables or fruit from the refrigerator and even toilet paper. Today, her works are narratives, rich in symbolism that draw on heritage.

Artist: Ale Osollo

What is important in an artist’s attitude towards art that makes the piece of art outstanding?

When creating an artwork, I become a part of the…


Artist: Tunku Khalsom

Printer jams always happen when you least need them. Like when they’re supposed to spit out beautiful high-resolution butterflies. And because it’s a fancy printer, it’s also supposed to have cut them out, ready to be applied to your latest mixed media artwork. But this is 2020, and no one can get their hands on Heinz Tomato Sauce at the supermarket, let alone trust an expensive printer slash cutter to do what it says on the tin. So it’s back to hand trimming depictions of winged creatures for now. At least it is for Tunku Khalsom, the charmingly down to…

Addicted Art Gallery

Our aim at Addicted Art Gallery is to connect you to art in a friendly, posh-less, non-highbrow kind of way. Check out our portfolio at www.addictedgallery.com

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