25 Contemporary Artworks You Need to See

Contemporary Art is generally classified as artworks made during or after 1945, so from just after the Second World War right up to modern day. Within this period there is a huge range in styles, genres, and approaches, and it can be hard to know where to start. Artsper has brought together 25 examples of contemporary artwork that we think are most important to know about – from the most famous pieces to the lesser known, rising talents. Continue reading 25 Contemporary Artworks You Need to See

The modern art movements you should know

With the transition to the twentieth century, modern art took off. Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Malevitch, the Delaunay and all the others constituted a flourishing vanguard that was divided in numerous artistic currents during the first half of the century. The experiments were multiplied by painters who always ventured farther into the unknown…To immerse yourself in all the artistic movements that compose the history of modern … Continue reading The modern art movements you should know

How can Abstract Expressionism be defined?

From Mark Rothko‘s monochromes to Jackson Pollock‘s chaotic paintings… Abstract Expressionism encompasses artists that, at first glance, seem to have nothing in common in their ways of painting. This art movement born in New York after the Second World War propelled its American figures onto the international scene – and lead to the dethronement of Paris as capital of the art world. Today, the artists … Continue reading How can Abstract Expressionism be defined?