Sunday, October 25, 2020
MAQUEII 2002. Photo: Courtesy Goodman Gallery

Tracey Rose – Contributing to History

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It’s not every artist who is brave and committed enough to shave her entire body and make an art piece with the hair while filming using surveillance cameras, Introducing Tracey Rose.
Betty Woodman. Photo: WideWalls

Betty Woodman – Contemporary American Artist

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Betty Woodman, the 86-year-old ceramicist who overcame art world prejudice just to brighten the world. The doyenne of the domestic aesthetic leading the way for over 60 years.
Tracey Emin opens her exhibition at the White Cube Bermondsey, London, 2019. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Tracey Emin, Enfant Terrible of British Contemporary Art

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Tracey Emin is a British conceptual artist born on July 3, 1963, in Croydon near London. She works with different techniques to achieve works with high autobiographical content. Tracey was part of the Young British Artists group and she was known as the "enfant terrible" of British contemporary art during the 1980s.
Kudzanai Chiurai. Photo: afrika-news.com

Kudzanai Chiurai, Art as a Tool of Cultural Activist

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Kudzanai Chiurai is an artist and activist born in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe in 1981, where he currently lives and works. He became the first black student to graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria, South Africa where he has spent most of the last years.
Damián Ortega. Photo: art21.org

Damián Ortega, Using Everyday Things to Create Timeless Works

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Damián Ortega is a Mexican artist born in Mexico City in 1967. He has lived between Berlin and Mexico since 2006 and currently presents his installations internationally. He is known for the quality and originality of his installations, such as Cosmic Thing presented for the first time at the 50th Venice Biennial in 2002.
Knife Behind Back, 2000. Photo: Artsy.net

Yoshimoto Nara – Do not Disturb!

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Contemporary artist Yoshimoto Nara is famous for the interpretation of animals and children. Born in Japan in 1959 he has roots firmly in the 1990s and links to horror imagery.
Omar Victor Diop - LIBERTY - SELMA, 2016. Photo: omarviktor.com

Omar Victor Diop, The Power of Contemporary Photography

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Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980. Since he was a child, he had a great interest in photography and design, using this interest as a means to achieve to capture the diversity within modern societies and lifestyles in his native Africa.
Untitled 2008-11 (the map of the land of feeling). Photo: museum.cornell.edu

Rirkrit Tiravanija – Contemplative Contemporary

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Rirkrit Tiravanija is well known for his conceptual pieces which focus more on the idea than the object itself. For instance, in his exhibition “Pad Thai 1990” we see him serve traditional Thai food and drink as a part of his show encouraging social interaction between people. The smell of cooking and feeding the public are two vital elements for his installations.
Bharti Kher. Photo: Courtesy the artist

Bharti Kher, Contemporary Indian Art

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Born in 1969 in London, United Kingdom, and from Indian parents, Bharti Kher is a contemporary British-Indian artist. Her areas of expertise are painting, collage, photography, installation, and she had worked with sculptures too.

Janine Antoni, on the Edge of Artistic Expression and Provocation

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Janine Antoni develops her artistic activity through installations and performances. She has a personal, unique and radical style, which differs significantly from the other usual proposals of the artistic scene. Born in the Bahamas on January 19, 1964, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989.