contemporary art, video art, time-based installation, acid painting, Kristian Kragelund Kristian Kragelund

Kristian Kragelund is a Danish painter and video artist, whose art explores notions of time and change created through reactions of different materials and objects. Born in 1987, Kragelund studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design,...

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Jean Cocteau - Photo of the artist - Image via pinterest Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau was an enormously prominent French artist and author widely recognized as one of the major figures of Dada and Surrealism, two key early avant-garde artistic movements. With a portfolio that spanned painting, novels, poetry, plays and films,...

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Cindy Wright - profile Cindy Wright

Cindy Wright is a highly talented Belgian artist best known for her dark and morbidly beautiful large-scale photorealistic paintings and drawings. Born in Herentals, Belgium in 1972, she graduated with a Master in the Visual Arts in Painting from the Royal...

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An Wei - profile An Wei

An Wei is a Madrid-born street artist and painter of Chinese origin, known for his figurative murals and graphic portraits. Born in Madrid in 1990, An Wei was raised in a typical traditional Chinese family. He spent his childhood drawing on a restaurant table...

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FAKE at the Stencil Masters show in Amsterdam FAKE

What many may see as a true representation of an artist is the ability to invoke emotion with a piece. Often, the relation goes both ways and the art itself is created as a result of sentiment, forming a dialog between the artist and the viewer through the...

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Kool Koor - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of Galerie Martine Ehmer Kool Koor

Going by a creative pseudonym of Kool Koor, Charles Hargrove is a New York-born Brussels-based artist who is considered by many to be one of the most influential and pivotal urban artists of the original NYC urban scene. Known for his space-age-inspired...

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Atsushi Kaga - That sounds absolutely normal, 2014 (detail) Atsushi Kaga

Atsushi Kaga is a Japanese visual artist, working in mixed media, painting, drawing, animation and sculpture. He is best known for his practice steeped in popular culture. Born in 1978 in Tokyo, the artist got his education at the Tama Art Institute in Tokyo,...

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Zest

Zest is a pseudonym of Franck Noto, a French street artist whose talent and style established him as one of the leading graffiti authors of the entire street scene in France. Zest’s initial artworks used to be very figurative and realistic, embedded...

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Carl Zimmerman - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist Carl Zimmerman

Carl Zimmerman is a Canadian artist, known for his photographs of small-scale architectural models and maquettes which he builds himself. Born in 1951, Carl Zimmerman was raised in Hamilton, Ontario and moved to Nova Scotia in 1974. As a kid, the artist was...

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Ian Francis - profile, contemporary art Ian Francis

Ian Francis is a British mixed-media artist, whose paintings, inspired by the visual style of modern computer games, often depict violent, urban scenes. Born in 1979, Ian Francis was raised in the west of England, in the city of Bristol. His desires and...

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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...

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street art, urban art, Berlin, stencil, building, architecture, installation EVOL

EVOL is a German street artist, who literally transforms streets with his art. Electric boxes, small planters and a variety of other geometric city forms turn into miniature apartment buildings and many other structures. These urban installations and...

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photography 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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photography 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...

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Jeremy Blake

Jeremy Blake was an American digital artist and painter, born in Oklahoma in 1971. The talented and promising artist committed suicide in New York City in 2007, only one week after his girlfriend ended her life. Their deaths stunned their friends, captivated...

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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...

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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...

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Alice Neel - Portrait Alice Neel

One of the most appreciated artists of the twentieth century is definitely Alice Neel. This American painter gained her well-deserved glory largely posthumous. She is famous for the portraits of her family members, neighbors, lovers, bohemians, friends, and...

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