Photography

Alison Jackson

The contemporary artist who knows how to explore the cult of celebrity, the phenomena that are created by the media, publicity, and famous figures themselves, is definitely Alison Jackson. Her interest is more focused on commenting photography rather than the process of making it, thus she tries to raise questions about people’s obsessions with persons...

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Julie Cockburn

Julie Cockburn is an artist based in London. Her work is best defined by its delicate craftsmanship and by the transformation of every day and found objects into works of art. Through the manipulation of found items and images; such as ceramic sculptures,...

Sascha Kraus during his exhibition

Sascha Kraus

Sascha Kraus is a German photographer, famous for amazing portraits of figures that include politicians, former child soldiers, prisoners and others. As a fan of rap music, he tries to combine it with photography in order to send a message and make the...

Thomas Struth - Photo of the artist - Image via contact privacy terms

Thomas Struth

One of the major figures of German photography, Thomas Struth is an incomparable contemporary photographer whose main body of work concentrates on documenting a wide range of subjects such as urban scenes, rain forests and group, candid portraits. By...

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Pieter Hugo

Pieter Hugo is a South-African portrait and documentary photographer, recognized for capturing images of the continent’s marginalized peoples, including the blind, albinos, and AIDS victims in their coffins, all carrying strange and lingering power. He is a...

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Phil Borges

Phil Borges is an American documentary filmmaker and photographer, whose work is aimed towards social justice and preservation of different cultural heritages. His images vary from portraits of exiled Tibetan monks to many of the world’s embattled tribal...

Nicolas Bruno

The matters of our psyche and our dreams, in particular, permeate the work of Nicolas Bruno not only as a phenomenon but moreover as the articulation of personal experience. The allusive, surreal and haunting works he creates are embodiments of the state in...

Contemporary Art

David Lynch

Widely considered as one of the world’s top living filmmakers and movie innovators, David Lynch is an avant-garde director who is revered for his ability to film mind-bending visions of reality that simultaneously entrance and disturb the viewers. He is...

Ugo Ricciardi - Nightscape 2 (Detail)

Ugo Ricciardi

Ugo Ricciardi is an Italian photographer in the field of portraiture, still life, and fashion photography, frequently working on his personal side-projects that enable him more freedom than the commissioned pieces. A passionate and devoted artist, fascinated...

Doug Aitken portrait - In 2012, one could contact American Modern Museum via a black mirror online station house

Doug Aitken

Defying all the traditional logics of belonging to any one style or genre, Doug Aitken is a contemporary American artist who has explored every medium out there, experimenting with everything from architecture and film to installations and interventions. His...

Eliane Gervasoni

Eliane Gervasoni specializes in various printmaking techniques, such as etching, engrave, carborundum, collagraph, and embossing. After studying printmaking and participating in several workshops, this passion was born. Eliane soon opened her own studio and...

Jon Luvelli - Portrait of the artist

Luvelli

Jon Luvelli is an Italian-American street photographer whose work is getting more and more attention in recent years, and is known as one of the top street photographers. He distinguished himself with monochromatic artwork, precise and calculated style, dark...

Rineke Dijkstra - Marianna (The Fairy Doll), videostill, 2014

Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra is a renowned photographer and video artist. The array of models she uses for her photographs is wide, ranging from club-goers, school children, matadors, soldiers and young mothers. She positions her subjects against a minimal background,...

Henrik Vibskov - Portrait

Henrik Vibskov

Although he is known worldwide for his amazing works as a fashion designer, Henrik Vibskov is a Danish artist whose talents go far beyond just one medium. As someone who likes working on different things, he doesn’t let to be constrained by only one form of...

Chris Cox-River Crab7, 2017

Chris Cox

What Chris Cox considers art is only that which causes him uncontrollable joy and happiness by just looking at it. Making art is a joyful process for this artist, whose works often come as a product of ‘’accident’’. This is also his favorite part of...

Thomas Ruff - portrait

Thomas Ruff

Internationally acclaimed for his explorations of photography, Thomas Ruff is best known through his serial works, portraits and digital images. Ruff’s series of photographs of interiors of German rooms received first critical attention, in the past. During...

Umbo

Otto Umbehr was born in Düsseldorf and is known for his photo journalism as well as artworks.[1] Umbehr was the second of six children of industrial architect Karl Friedrich Umbehr. His mother Frieda died when he was a young boy. He was trained in Duisburg,...

Masao Yamamoto

Masao Yamamoto was born in 1957 in Gamagori City in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He began his art studies as a painter,[1] studying oil painting under Goro Saito in his native city. He presently uses photography to capture images evoking memories. He blurs the...

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Dennis Hopper

While Dennis Hopper is primarily known for his iconic movie roles in films such as the Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Apocalypse Now (1979) and Blue Velvet (1986), this American actor was also an active visual artist who created many pieces in different...

Guillaume Simoneau

Guillaume Simoneau is a Canadian-born and Montreal-based artist who commenced his independent studies of photographs after receiving a diploma in applied science. Nowadays, his photographic practice is evenly split between editorial assignments and personal...