Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe

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 to Know About Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon is one of the greatest artists of the 20th century and certainly one of the most traded on the market. Witness to the deadliest century in the history of humanity, branded by human atrocity, his work is the synthesis of a grand “plastic” technique, a perfect mastery of the artistic tradition, and a deep need to externalize strong feelings, complex and contemporary arts. … Continue reading 10 Things to Know About Francis Bacon