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.
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”?
Peter Doig was born in 1959 in Scotland, lived in Trinidad and Canada, moving back to Britain in 1979. It is easy to see the influences of these countries played in Doig’s work. Doig is an expert in mood and texture; his work draws the viewer into the scene with his ability to create depth and feeling. The results are often solitary, cold and bleak without being dull or flat.
Toyin Ojih Odutola is a Nigerian-American contemporary visual artist known for her vivid multimedia drawings in various mediums, and these examine the reshaping of identity through a diverse range of sources and modes of story-telling.