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Contemporary Portraiture, Mixing Painting and Photography

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Portrait painting existed for centuries as an art form but with the advent of photography and new technologies, it was believed that this art would disappear forever. Then came the Internet and social networks and it seemed that portrait painting was a completely irrelevant art.
Contemporary Photography

Contemporary photography

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Contemporary photography is a difficult term to define. It does not permanently stick fast as a label on anyone particular image. It is a concept that changes as time periods change and move forward.
Andy Warhol at his studio in 1983. Photo: Brownie Harris, Getty Images

About Contemporary Art

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In its most basic sense, the term contemporary art refers to painting, sculpture, photography, and installation art produced relatively recently, from 1960 onwards; cited to have arrived after modernism. Given that we are premising that contemporary art was born in the 20th century you may be surprised to hear that contemporary art has a long history. In order to trace this and understand its evolution, we must look back into the history of art and comment have given to leading artists at that time.
Conversation On A Pink Couch. Photo: playgrounddetroit.com

Gisela McDaniel – Art as Therapy

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Born in Cleveland and based in Detroit, McDaniel received her BFA from the University of Michigan. She describes herself as “a diasporic indigenous Chamorro feminist artist”.
Is Photography Considered to be Art?

Is Photography Considered to be Art?

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Many consider that photography is an art of our time. This is due to the fact that the world is adapting to living with technological help; for example, your phone, laptop and your computer. Many people work from these devices and, without these devices, would be unemployed. This links back to the fact that contemporary artists have adapted to using their cameras for creating art.
The-Egg-2016-oil-and-acrylic-on-canvas

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Art Miles Away From Home

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami is one of the youngest emerging contemporary African artists. Her vivid work is deeply connected to issues surrounding diaspora, displacement and identity.