Miss Van’s sexually suggestive portraits originated as graffiti and have appeared on numerous city streets in Europe and the United States. The French artist began painting on city walls at the age of 18. Drawn to the excitement of painting illegally and the freedom from censorship, Miss Van used g
Two big slabs -- the remains of a pair of skinned and gutted animals -- hang cheerily outside a local storefront on a sunny day. For folks who have never trained in butchery or worked as meatpackers, this sight will evoke at least some curiosity and perhaps downright disgust. The scene is particularl
From around 1960, in response to the modernist mainstream in Slovak art, Július Koller began to develop his aesthetic position of the “antihappening.” His strategy consists in using real objects and everyday life as the predefined program for an aesthetic operation: from 1965, in texts rubbersta
Agnes Martin was a Canadian-American painter, often referred to as a minimalist, although she considered herself an abstract expressionist.
She was born in Macklin, Saskatchewan and moved to the United States in 1931, becoming a citizen in 1950. She studied art at Columbia University and then late