Conceptual Art

Richard Hambleton

The context and the roots of street art are much clearer when the work of Richard Hambleton comes in sight despite the fact the artist himself categorized his production as public art. The way he articulated his personal urban experience was always a direct reaction to the existing situation, so his works provide a refined […]...

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Ahmed Mater

The contemporary art scene in the Saudi Arabia has developed rapidly over the past decade. A fresh generation of artists has pushed the Kingdom on a global stage with bold works that explore the past, describe the present, and imagine the future. Engaging...

Minimal and Conceptual Art

William Anastasi

William Anastasi is concerned as one of the pioneers in conceptualism and minimalism. He is famous for his Subway, Pocket, and Walking drawings that explore the autonomy and functions of the artistic objects. The artist has established a very interesting and...

Jose Maria Cano

José María Cano is a Madrid-born musician and visual artist known for paintings that are focused on current issues like human rights, prostitution, capitalism, and wars like the one in Iraq. But his art also includes events and persons from his personal...

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Gabriel Orozco

For decades regarded as one of the most prominent Mexican artists of his generation, Gabriel Orozco is a conceptual author who creates pieces across a wide field of mediums, ranging from installations and sculptures to photography and painting[1]. Employing...

Nancy Graves next to her sculpture, in 1989 © Estate of Arthur Mones

Nancy Graves

Nature lover, art-world sensation, and a creator who couldn’t be pigeonholed to only one medium – all this could be used to perfectly describe Nancy Graves, an American post-minimalist artist. Graves shifted her focus between painting and sculpture...

Wenda Gu

Wenda Gu is one of China’s most influential and daring contemporary artists that revitalizes and reinterprets ancient Chinese practices and symbols entangling them with currently present meaning and style. Gu is known for using traditional ink painting,...

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...

Liu Wei

Liu Wei is regarded as one of the most prominent and fascinating artists in Chinese contemporary art and one of the leaders of his generation. He works in many types of media including installation, video, drawing, painting, and sculpture, changing the ways...

Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel is an Italian artist born in Merano, Italy in 1956. This conceptual artist is best known for his unusual installations. Stingel gained his prominence in the late 1980s, due to his monochromatic, silver paintings with blue, yellow, or red tones....

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...

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Daniel Buren

Definitely one of the most prominent French conceptual artists to date, Daniel Buren produces colorful work that is often described as radical due to the artist’s refusal of the idea of authorship. Sometimes classified as a member of the Minimalist...

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Marcel Broodthaers

One of the most talented individuals his nation has in its modern art history, Marcel Broodthaers was a Belgian artist whose pieces were created from an incredibly vast set of skills that allowed the author to use various mediums and techniques with ease. He...

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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...

Martine Syms

Martine Syms, a young American artist, has built her exciting career based on the idea of conceptual entrepreneurship. Through the process of designing, launching and running new businesses, Martine has exhibited and screened her art extensively, including...

Daniel Arsham

The elusive point where sculpture, architecture, and performance meet, the place American artist Daniel Arsham calls home, is capable of great inspiration and impression. Always at the edge of art and architecture, experimenting with various approaches and...

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Sophie Calle

A notoriously controversial figure of the European scene and one of France’s leading conceptual artists to date, Sophie Calle dedicated her career to the creative exploration of personal relationships, investigating both psychological and emotional terrains...

Joseph Kosuth

Replacing the visual display with words used to convey the relationship between ideas and the images, Joseph Kosuth was one of the beginners of Conceptual art during the 1960’s, advocating the theory that art should be deprived of any trace of skill and...

Ken Lum

Depicting the tension between personal experience and external classification, Ken Lum creates a complex body of work, searching for the right kind of expression in various media and different approaches, including performance, sculpture made of rented...

Sturtevant receiving the Golden Lion in Venice in 2011 - Photo by Marco Secchi

Elaine Sturtevant

Reconstructing only from the memory some of the iconic artworks, Elaine Sturtevant achieved recognition for these repetitions borrowed from the other artists, challenging the ideas of originality and ownership. Creating in the realms of Neo-Dada, Conceptual,...