Cristina BanBan is a painter known for her colorful and figurative work depicting large human bodies and individual's narratives.
I paint a lot. I very often do a little dance while painting. I eat sticky rice and I like to find myself surrounded by turquoise, lemon, peach and scarlet red.
Location? East London
Religion? Bread and butter
Who would you like to meet?
Clara Rockmore in one of her theremin concerts.
Who would be in your Top 8?
Eddie Martinez, Rose Wylie, André Butzer, Misaki Kawai, Tal R, Philip Guston, Delia Derbyshire and The Space Lady.
Who are your heroes?
You can read them above.
The T-shirt shop uses the designs from three of Cristina BanBan's paintings:
'Petra', 'Sam' and 'Lil'.
SEE MORE CRISTINA BANBAN:
“A day in the life of artist Cristina BanBan”, Female First, Nov 13
Bee Beardsworth, “Sweet & Sour: a review of The Dot Project’s ‘Candy’ exhibition”, Teeth Magazine, Nov 6
Fiorella Lanni, “Candy – The Surreal Everyday”, Jungle Magazine, Oct 30
Vanessa Feder, “Painted Portraits of Tech Age Realities from Artist Cristina BanBan”, Unrated, Oct 4
Bryony Stone, “Artist Cristina BanBan reveals our endless need for distraction”, It’s Nice That, Oct 4
Christina Nazfiger “Cristina BanBan. Moments of everyday life: sharing a conversation on the couch or eating pizza with a friend”, ArtMaze Magazine, p. 30-41, August 8
Patricia Moreno “5 minutos con Cristina BanBan” Vogue Spain, July issue, p. 26, July 1
Eddy Frankel “Five things we learned at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition” Time Out London, June 12
Alex Khatchadourian “Cristina BanBan: Painting a moment in time”, Amadeus Magazine, March 27
“Cristina BanBan answers 5 questions”, ArtSlant, March 13
Rebecca Fulleylove “Cristina BanBan’s layered paintings are inspired by the people around her”, It’s Nice That, March 6
Kate Mothes “Cristina BanBan”, Young Space, March 6
Jeff Hamada “Artist Spotlight: Cristina BanBan”, Boooom, December 16
“Under the Radar: Cristina BanBan, Xi Zhang, Max Gomes”, ArtSlant, May 30
Laura Snoad, “Illustrator Cristina BanBan intertwines the eccentricities of London life with memories of her native Spain”, It’s Nice That, May 19
Rosanna Durham, “Once an illustrator, always a painter”,Oh Comely, issue 29, p. 73-74, February 16