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The top contemporary art influential artists, their biography works and exhibitions both past and present.

  • Ai Weiwei: Biography, works, exhibitions

    Born in 1957 in Beijing, Ai Weiwei is a multidisciplinary artist, architect, photographer, designer, critic and activist, son of well-known Chinese poet Ai Qing, himself a studnet of avant-garde theory in Paris between 1929 and 1932. Qing, a great in...

  • Peter Doig: Biography, works, exhibitions

    Peter Doig, experienced painter of Scottish origin born in Edinburgh in 1959, is currently considered one of the best painters of his generation, his works commanding extraordinarily high prices. In his early childhood he moved with his family to Tri...

  • John Currin: Biography, works, exhibitions

    John Currin was born in 1962 in Boulder, Colorado. He studied art in the United States at a number of different art schools.

    His figurative style of painting unapologetically focuses on human sexuality and often on gestures and poses. He at once a...

  • Anselm Kiefer: Biography, works, exhibitions

    Anselm Kiefer, one of Germany’s great living artists and son of an art teacher, was born in Donaueschingen in 1945 but spent his childhood in Rastatt, later studying art in Freiburg im Breisgau. He studied under the tutelage of Joseph Beuys and showe...

  • Cindy Sherman: Biography, works, exhibitions

     

    A camera, a prop and herself were all the raw materials Cindy Sherman needed to add her name to the roll call of great photographers of the second half of the 20th century … although she considers herself a visual artist whose medium is photogra...

  • Marlene Dumas: Biography, works, exhibitions

    Marlene Dumas, born in the Cape Town suburb of Kuilsrivier in 1953 and a native Afrikaans speaker, she graduated Cape Town University in 1975 with a degree in Visual Arts.

     

     

    Awarded a two-year bursary, she then moved to Holland where s...

  • Miguel Barceló: Biography, Works & Exhibitions

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    Blessed with boundless energy and eager to experiment continually, the multifaceted Miguel Barceló has been surprising us with his work for over forty years. Constantly on the move, nomad-like, he makes wherever...