Alfredo Jaar is one of the most uncompromising artists working today. His installations, combining elements of photography, architecture and theater, and often featuring graphic documentary imagery in the form of back-lit transparencies, explore the complex relationships between developed nations and
Tim Hawkinson was born in San Francisco, California in 1960. A graduate of San Jose State University, he later earned his MFA at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1989. Hawkinson is renowned for creating complex sculptural systems through surprisingly simple means. His installation “Übe
Sebastiao Salgado is a Brazilian documentary photographer and photojournalist.
After a somewhat itinerant childhood, Salgado initially trained as an economist, earning a master’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo in Brazil. He began work as an economist for the International