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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

10 things you should know about Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin is one of the most prominent British artists of the contemporary art world nowadays. Most of her works is autobiographical. and revolves around her personal traumas growing up in Margate, and becoming the person she is today. Often criticised for being ‘self-centred’, her loud self and often provocative work has caused much ink to flow since her break through as Charles Saatchi’s protegé. … Continue reading 10 things you should know about Tracey Emin

Through the Eyes of Women

« through the ages, one of the sexes has been constantly, looked at, drawn, sculpted, venerated, appropriated, raped, covered, mutilated, prostitued, adored, feared, dreaded, hated and praised by the other. Woman by man » Nancy Huston. For years, women have struggled to find their place as artists. Omnipresent in art representations, she takes the form that man gives her : Mary the mother, Magdalen the whore, Venus the … Continue reading Through the Eyes of Women