Highly publicized global figures since the dawn of media power in the 1960s, U.S. presidents have always aroused the world’s curiosity. John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, these faces of presidents past and present are represented abundantly in contemporary art. Whether in paintings, sculptures or photography, there are many artists who bounce between art and politics, taking pleasure in magnifying, caricaturing … Continue reading American Presidents in Art
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
Art history has been marked by artists operating on a wavelength different than beauty, channeling the injustices, imbalances, and harsh realities of the lives of those in need to create their art. Contemporary artists continue to address political themes relevant to today, from globalization and climate change to national security and war, attuning their viewers to pressing issues through visual means. In the wake of … Continue reading 10 Politically Engaged Artists
Humourous, captivating, disturbing and heavily engaged urban frescoes adorn the walls of cities worldwide. However, with street art’s increasing presence in galleries, many believe that the street-art is “domesticating” itself, and is losing its urban identity. Artsper takes to the streets to find the 10 street artists you simply must know. Continue reading 10 Street Artists You Should Know
It is well-known that Paris is overflown with architectural treasures, provided that we know where they are… Here is Artsper’s inventory of the best pieces of art in Paris. Continue reading Where to Find Art in the Streets of Paris?