The artist is often presented as a solitary genius. Yet, love and intimacy in life is at the heart of artistic creation. Here we explore famous couples in art. Continue reading The legendary couples of the art world
Artsper helps you discover works by women artists who use art to reflect on women and their status in the society. Here are feminist artists you should know! Continue reading 5 Women Artists and Feminists!
As everyone knows, Dadism, Futurism and Surrealism transformed the rules and codes of artistic creation at the beginning of the 20th century. But things didn’t stay the same for long, the second half of the 20th century ushered in new changes as well, especially when the practice of artistic performance entered the picture. Certain artists pushed this art form to its limits, to the extent … Continue reading 6 artist performances worthy of horror films
The act of buying a work of art is a pretty basic concept to picture and understand for most people. However, collecting art is a very different and much more complex undertaking. Starting your own contemporary art collection doesn’t rely only on tastes or urges, it demands long term implication. The essential aim is still about buying what you like but an art collection deserves … Continue reading Guide to start a contemporary art collection (1/2)
Fashion week season is upon us, after New York and London, it’s currently doing its rounds in Milan before heading up to Paris. Bloggers, fashionistas, designers, models and celebrities are out and about in their best (and sometimes most quirky) outfits. If you don’t want to feel left out, why not draw inspiration from Artsper’s selection of the most fashionable artists! JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Why ? … Continue reading Artists with style
François Mitterrand’s birthday gifts, a bicycle for divorcing couples, the smallest atlas in the world… The artists’ books do not know the syndrome of the blank page! Humor, craziness and oneirism go hand in hand in these objects full of an unshakeable charm. A complete work of art, the artist book combines artistic beauty with fields of ideas. Born in the 60s, this object is … Continue reading 10 Out of the Ordinary Books of Contemporary Art
To consider the relationship between visual arts and cinema today is to go beyond the representation of artistic gesture and to concentrate on the gesture itself, dealing with the dimensions comprised in a creative gesture: movement, the relationship to time, to history, to the contemporary world, and eternal experimentation… To finally go beyond the concepts that form the foundation of “plastic arts” and fine arts. … Continue reading 9 films with dreamlike settings
From Abstract Expressionism to Minimalism many modern art movements have excluded the figurative. Today, figurative is well alive and better than ever! Continue reading 8 Figurative Contemporary Artists to Discover !
The outdoors… even if the nice weather comes and goes, we’re always dreaming of what we are going to do outside! In this article, Artsper has selected the best outdoor artworks from all over the world! An article that rhymes with grandeur, nature and sun! Christo’s artworks ©Christo Among the contemporary masters of outdoor installations, artist Christo is unmissable. The titanic projects completed by the … Continue reading Outdoors artworks : the best to discover
Instagram is also a great way to stay up to date with art news and discover the work of talented artists. From Shepard Fairey to Ai Wei Wei… here are the artists you should follow on Instagram. Continue reading 8 Artists to Follow on Instagram