Performance Art

Phil America Portrait in front of his work

Phil America

The multidisciplinary artist Phil America uses a variety of mediums and techniques to promote social changes. His travels from US and Europe to Asia and Africa inspired him to focus on gender, race, class and other issues that people are facing around the world. Recently he tries to include conversation and dialogue as the main [&hellip...

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Baroness Elsa

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

The forgotten mama of Dada, the eccentric poet, sculpture and performance artist Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was for sure one of the most important feminists and avant-garde artists of the early 20th century. Known as the pioneering female artist...

Gary Hill - Photo of the artist - Image via postscreen View the 2010 Channel exhibitions in a Single People Terms gallery

Gary Hill

Gary Hill is a Seattle-based American artist who dedicated his career as an author to examining the relationships and links between spoken words, sounds and computerized images. His video pieces and their conceptual frame result in intriguing multimedia...

Olivier Martineau - portrait

Olivier Martineau

Born in 1983, Olivier Martineau was a professional athlete before becoming an artist. He has no artistic education and is completely self-taught, through the method of try and fail. For the last decade, he has devoted himself to a life of creativity. As a...

Marta Minujin - Portrait

Marta Minujin

Marta Minujín is an Argentine performance artist, born in 1943 in Buenos Aires. After finishing her studies at the Escuela de Bellas Artes Manuel Belgrano and the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes, she went to Paris to represent Argentina at the Paris...

Fra.Biancoshock, photo by Livio Ninni

Biancoshock

Describing himself as an urban activist, rather than the artist, Biancoshock is an Italian, known for producing artworks that are usually ephemeral in space, but limitless in time through the photography, video, exhibition or any other media. He does his...

Janine Antoni - Portrait - Photo via alchetron

Janine Antoni

Janine Antoni is a Bahamian contemporary artist who works with different materials, such as soap, lard, and chocolate. She uses her body as a tool to create art. She is using her tongue, eyelashes, and hair as replacements for pencils, chisels, and brushes in...

Gary Baseman - The Artist in front of his work - Image via arrestedmotioncom coach sign 2015 news

Gary Baseman

Recognized for his talent to use a cartoonish visual style to present the viewers with frightening and provocative content, Gary Baseman is an American contemporary artist who works with a wide range of different mediums. He possesses a strong artistic...

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Laurie Anderson

Known for her pioneering work that spans over a wide range of mediums and techniques, Laurie Anderson is an American artist whose pieces can be best described as experimentations with performance and multimedia projects. A successful composer, musician and...

Sukran Moral

Known for her works that question tradition, taboos, hierarchical structures and historical frameworks, Sükran Moral is a Turkish contemporary artist. Arguably, she is widely acclaimed as a performing artist but is also quite prolific working in...

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Konrad Smolenski

Konrad Smolenski is a multimedia artist from Poland who is able to expertly use film, music, performance acts and various objects in order to explore different topics and issues of our society. By combining different mediums and methods, this author aims to...

Vanessa Beecroft - The artist in front of her work - Image via vogueit

Vanessa Beecroft

Primarily known for her large-scale, conceptual living paintings which heavily influenced the development of the modern performance art, Vanessa Beecroft is an Italian artist who, besides her performance-based work, also dabbles in the fields of painting and...

Contemporary Art

Ai Weiwei

With his personal circumstances moving in constant flux, Ai Weiwei, a Chinese artist, remains a cultural magnet. And nothing less than a worldwide phenomenon. A figure of Warholian celebrity (as labeled by New York Times), he is renowned for his political...

Ato Malinda

Ato Malinda is a Kenyan contemporary artist whose body of work includes drawing, painting, performance, installations, video works, and ceramics. Her topic is as versatile as the media she employs and the artist explores a variety of themes including African...

John Armleder - Photo of the artist - Image via Pier Marco Tacca

John Armleder

Known far and wide for his performance acts and sculptural pieces, John Armleder is a Swiss author that finds creativity and inspiration within what he calls a supermarket of forms. It is possible to connect this artist’s artworks with many different...

Kazuo Shiraga - Photo of the artist - Image via New York Gallery of Japanese work and paint

Kazuo Shiraga

Although he was famous for many aspects of his life and work, Japanese artist Kazuo Shiraga was primarily recognized for his performative painting practices. His particularly unorthodox set of techniques was underlined by Shiraga’s style which was...

Ragnar Kjartansson

Placing his work somewhere between sublime and seemingly absurd, Ragnar Kjartansson is an Icelandic prolific artist, whose genre-bending installation/performances include music, video, painting, drawing and sculptural elements that careen between emotional...

Tunga

Brazilian artist Tunga, born Jose de Barros Carvalho e Mello, was a talented and eclectic creator who worked in sculpture, installation, photography, poetry, and video. His large-scale installations and sculptures were always capable of transforming galleries...

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Gilbert and George

Art for all. A simple yet surpsrisingly compelling credo that truly underpins the work of the famous Gthilbert & George artistic duo. Formed from Gilbert Proesch (born on the 17th of September in 1943, San Martin de Tor, Italy) and George Passmore (born...

Joseph Beuys - Portrait of the artist by Robert Lebeck, 1978 - Image via tmlarts

Joseph Beuys

The biggest figure of the post-World War II avant-garde scene in Germany, Joseph Beuys viewed art as an exceptional mean for invoking positive social changes. His performance art pieces were mystical experiences often described as shamanistic in nature...