Monday, May 10, 2021
Adrian Ghenie, Romania 1977. Photo: widewalls.ch

The Historical and Contemporary Painting of Adrian Ghenie

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Adrian Ghenie is a contemporary Romanian painter born on August 13, 1977, in Baia Mare. He is currently living and working in Berlin, Germany.
Lubaina Himid. Photo: artskop.com

Lubaina Himid – African Contemporary Art

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Lubaina Himid is a British artist and curator focused on the African Contemporary Art. She was one of the first artists to become involved in the UK's Black Art movement in the 1980s.

Contemporary Abstract Artists to Discover

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What do we mean when we talk about contemporary abstract artists? Contemporary art is the art that is made today, or while the artist producing the art is relevant. However, like all things in the...
Rashid Rana. Photo: gqindia.com

The Manipulation of Media in the Art of Rashid Rana

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Rashid Rana is a contemporary Pakistani artist who works incorporating painting, installation, photography, and collage. He is widely considered to be the leading Pakistani artist of his generation. Before gaining wider, international exposure after...
Installation by Liu Wei. Photo: Mousse Magazine

Liu Wei – A Bold and Aggressive Artist

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He’s a rebel and an unconventional artist. Liu Wei has ambition; his work is fearless and chaotic, known as a thorn in the side of the Chinese art world, this artist is a student of change.
Artist Jeff Koons poses next to his piece called Rabbit at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. Photo: xlsemanal.com

Jeffrey Koons, Pop Culture and Art production

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Jeffrey L. Koons is an American artist born on January 21, 1955. He is known for his art production related to pop culture. In his sculptures, Koons often represents everyday objects, works made of stainless steel, mirror-finished surfaces, and his characteristic balloon animals.
Xu Bing. Photo: widewalls.ch

The Mixed Media Installations of Xu Bing

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Xu Bing is a Chinese artist and professor recognized for his skills in printmaking and his installation art. His work is connected with how the creative use of words and language has affected our understanding of the world.
Photographer Jorge Vargas and his two daughters have worked to make whimsical portraits during their time in lockdown in Argentina. Left: Saint, and Right: Air. (Jorge Vargas)

Photography as a Mean for Coping with Isolation, and Art News of the Week...

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Jorge Vargas, an Argentine photographer, spent time in isolation creating imaginative portraits of his two daughters. Art News of the Week 9 - 15 November 2020
Shahzia Sikander. Photo: Courtesy of Shahzia Sikander

The Neo-Miniature Painting of Shahzia Sikander

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Shahzia Sikander is a Pakistani-American visual artist born in 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan. Sikander works with different media such as painting, printmaking, drawing, video, animation, installation, and performance.
School of Beauty, School of Culture, 2012. Photo: npr.org

Kerry James Marshall is En Vogue

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Kerry James Marshall takes his rightful place in the spotlight of American contemporary artists; his work is about challenging institutions that black artists can access. He is continually asking “what will it take to featured in museums and art history books”?