Contemporary Art

Art History 101

Pop Art 101: Everything You Need to Know

Everyone is familiar with Pop Art and everyone can recognize its most iconic artists and artworks. Cartoon characters, food, everyday products, are...

Errika Gerakiti 29 December 2023

Review

Marina Abramović: A Visual Biography

Marina Abramović: A Visual Biography (Laurence King Publishing, 2023) is an illustrated transcription of dialogues between the artist and arts and...

Kaena Daeppen 28 December 2023

Review

Last Chance to See! Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure in Los Angeles

Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure is an immersive art experience organized in Los Angeles by the family of the artist in a space designed by the...

Jennifer S. Musawwir 22 December 2023

Jean-Michel Basquiat at an exhibition of his work in 1988, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Photograph vt Julio Donoso via The Guardian. Artist Stories

Like a Flame – Jean-Michel Basquiat in 5 Paintings

He started out a couch-surfing throwaway. One day, a painting of his would sell for the highest price ever for an American artist at a public...

Helen Jeffery 22 December 2023

Controversial Artists: Artist Stories

Controversial or Criminal? Problematic Artists and Cancel Culture

Great art pushes boundaries and challenge norms. But how should we react to works by artists with a history of truly horrifying behaviour?

Candy Bedworth 18 December 2023

Migrants. Banksy, Migrant Child, 2019, Island of Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy. Contemporary Art

Banksy on the Side of Migrants

Banksy is an artist who became famous all over the world for his clever political and social graffiti. He always denounces injustice, inequality, and...

Camilla de Laurentis 18 December 2023

North American Art

Ed Wheeler’s Santa Classics: Santa Claus and Masterpieces

Photographer Ed Wheeler has been dressing up as Santa Claus for years and posing in hilarious compositions. He started over  20 years ago with...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 December 2023

Contemporary Art

Human Machines, Pigs & Gothic Trucks: Wim Delvoye’s Surprising Art

Have you ever seen a pig covered in an oriental carpet, a cement truck with Gothic motifs, or a silver DNA string with crucifixes? These are the...

Michel Rutten 27 November 2023

Contemporary Art

5 Japanese Contemporary Artists You Have to Know

Japanese artistic tradition spans centuries and has a far-reaching influence. Today, the artistic scene in Japan is more dynamic than ever, and these...

Carlotta Mazzoli 27 November 2023

Photography

Fusion of Photography and Artificial Intelligence by Ivona Tau

Dr. Ivona Tau, coming from Vilnius, Lithuania, is an A.I. artist specializing in generative techniques. She utilizes neural networks and coding as...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023

Contemporary Art

What Is an NFT and Did It Turn the Art World Upside Down?

NFT (Non-Fungible Token) used to be one of the most popular words in the art world. It presented a new way of investing in art or digital assets such...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023

Mtthew Keff, Heyday, 2019. Contemporary Art

How to Catch a Unicorn – What Is an Art Unicorn Startup?

If such words as startups, unicorns, VC funds, and angel investors might seem new to you, or if you have heard them before but don’t understand...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023