Author archives: Dylan Cuddy

  • Liu Xiaodong - Artist in front of a work from his Migration series, 2016

    Liu Xiaodong

    Liu Xiaodong is a Chinese contemporary artist that is mostly known for his figurative large-scale oil paintings. Besides, he is a documentary filmmaker, diarist, and occasional actor. He is from Jincheng, a small industrial town in Liaoning province in the...

  • Gunther Forg

    Günther Förg, was a prolific German artist. He was a painter, graphic designer, sculptor and photographer born in Füssen, Allgäuon in 1952. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, and twenty years later he taught at the Staatliche Hochschule...

  • Martin Kippenberger - Portrait

    Martin Kippenberger

    Describing himself as someone who wants to change the mood of things, Martin Kippenberger has done much more. The legacy of this German multi-talented artist counts in hundreds of different pieces that include paintings, sculptures, and installations. He is...

  • Tony Cragg - portrait (detail)

    Tony Cragg

    Born in Liverpool in 1949 Tony Cragg is one of the world’s foremost sculptors. Before attending Gloucester and Wimbledon School of Art, he was working as a lab technician at the National Rubber Producers Research Association. In 1977. he received his MA at...

  • Walton Ford - Portrait - Photo via pinterest

    Walton Ford

    Walton Ford is an American painter, known for depicting wildlife in his monumental paintings. His watercolor pieces have a double meaning that connects nature with historical events and leave sociopolitical commentary. His art expresses the unbreakable...

  • Armando Mariño - Portrait

    Armando Marino

    Armando Mariño is one of the most popular Cuban contemporary artists, known for paintings that are characterized by the luminous colors like yellow, green, pink and orange, alongside with balanced note of dark shadows. Moving from one city and landscape to...

  • David Hamilton

    It is quite rare that a quest for finding beauty can produce such divided reactions. By choosing young, pre or after pubescence girls, David Hamilton has irrevocably placed his photography in a position in which it could be criticized and questioned. Soft...

  • Ross Bleckner - View of the artist in a gallery space - Image via parrishart untitled view privacy press

    Ross Bleckner

    Ross Bleckner is an influential American artist who is primarily known for his poetic paintings that deal with complex themes such as losing something one loves and different aspects of memory. Bleckner usually relies on recurring, highly symbolic imagery,...

  • All painters who were in search to work on an international stage wanted New York to be the new expressionist scene

    Karel Appel

    Held in high regard for the way he was able to depict genuine expression through the use of uniquely vivid colors and strong forms, Karel Appel was an influential Dutch painter who created some of the most pivotal abstract works of the 21st century. Bearing...

  • Maurizio Cattelan - Photo of the author - Image via huckmagazine.com - sign privacy toilet terms to get the news of untitled work sold at a 2011 toilet auction

    Maurizio Cattelan

    Playing the role of the art world’s resident jokester for the last two and a half decades, Maurizio Cattelan is a contemporary Italian artist who has been amusing and horrifying viewers for the entirety of his career. Appreciated equally for both his dark...

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