Postmodernism

Erró in front of his work

Erro

Coming from Iceland, the land full of beautiful landscapes, Erró has become a multi-disciplinary artist known all around the world. His style can be defined as Pop Art and Postmodern, but he can also be considered as a painter in a traditional sense, whose techniques remind of the classical European artists. Besides paintings, he also […]...

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Peter Doig

A leader of his generation, Peter Doig is a Scottish artist who was able to propose a new set of questions and alter the way we understand art. In a time when new techniques were dominating and when painters and painting, in general, were considered quaintly...

Greg Gossel portrait - Photo by Warholian

Greg Gossel

Greg Gossel is an American artist, born in 1982 in Baldwin, Wisconsin, 1982. He attended University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design in 2005. Mixed-media on canvas Work Gossel’s artwork features a...

Sherrie Levine - Green Skull, 2012

Sherrie Levine

Sherrie Levine is an American appropriation and neo-conceptual artist, well known for her re-creations of famous works of art through the means of re-photography, sculpture, drawing and watercolor. She is also known as a member of The Pictures Generation....

Vernon Fisher - Stickchart Navigation, 1983, contemporary art

Vernon Fisher

Vernon Fisher is an American artist working in a wide range of media, best known for his skillful combinations and juxtapositions of image and language. Texas Child Vernon Fisher was born in 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas. He studied English literature at the...

transavantgarde

Sandro Chia

Sandro Chia is an Italian artist, a member of the Italian Transavanguardia movement in the 1970s and 1980s, best known for his Neo-Expressionist paintings and sculptures, in which he contemplates the figural through dynamic compositions and bold use of line...

Photography

Roe Ethridge

Roe Ethridge is an American postmodernist commercial and art photographer, known for exploring the plastic nature of photography – how pictures can be easily replicated and recombined to create new visual experiences. Roe Ethridge’s photography...

Photography

James Welling

James Welling is an American postmodern artist and photographer best known for his photographs of everyday materials such as phyllo dough and aluminum foil. James Welling was born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1951. He grew up in nearby Simsbury where, in...

William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be “one of the most...

Ricky Swallow, photograph by Yoshihiro Makino

Ricky Swallow

Ricky Swallow is an Australian sculptor , known for his sculptures and installations done in a variety of media. He was born in 1974, in San Remo, Victoria. Swallow was the Australian representative at the Venice Biennale in 2005. He lives and work in Los...

Mario Schifano, 1959-60 - Copyright Claudio Abate

Mario Schifano

Mario Schifano, born in 1934 in Libya, was an Italian painter and collagist of the Postmodern tradition. He was also a renowned film-maker and rock musician....

Elvira Bach - Photo of the artist - Image via mzk-diku

Elvira Bach

Elvira Bach is a German painter and sculptor. Best known for her colorful self-portraits, Bach’s work is distinctly stylized and deconstructs her identity and femininity into form, concept, and iconography. Featured Image: Elvira Bach – Photo of the...

David Row - Beacon, 2018 (detail)

David Row

David Row is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City. He is best known for his shaped canvases and installations. Featured image: David Row – Beacon, 2018 (detail). Silkscreen in 3 colors with waterbased and UV inks. 48 3/4 x 68 1/2...

Joseph Havel portrait - Photo by Molly Glentzer

Joseph Havel

Joseph Havel, born in Minnesota, is a postmodernist American sculptor who works with with bronze, cast resin, and woven fabric shirt labels. He currently resides and works in Huston, Texas....

Jiri Georg Dokoupil - Blue Bubbles on Turquoise (Detail), 2007

Jiri Georg Dokoupil

Jiří Georg Dokoupil is a Czech contemporary postmodern artist, who experiments with neo-expressionism, figuration, and avant-garde styles....

David Salle in his Brooklyn home, photo by Adam Friedberg for The Wall Street Journal

David Salle

David Salle is an American painter, printmaker, and stage designer who helped define postmodern sensibility. His paintings and prints comprise what appear to be randomly juxtaposed images, or images placed on top of one other with deliberately ham-fisted...

Sam McKinniss

Sam McKinniss is an American abstract and figurative postmodern painter who was born in 1985. He lives and works in Brooklyn....

Paul de Lussanet

Paul de Lussanet was born in 1940. He grew up with his grandparents in Laren who both practiced painting. He studied economics at the University of Amsterdam In 1960, so he could attend an etcursus from his parents on Lesvos Island in the hope that he would...