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
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
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
Imagine the shock of entering a gallery to find a room full of nude models. You'd either thank your lucky stars for Postmodernism or shrink from the vulgarity of it all, but both reactions would undoubtedly be accompanied by a certain amount of intrigue. So what happens when these flesh-and-blood mod