"I really cannot carry on living with all that stuff stuck inside me," Emin once said, and proceeded to dredge up her tainted, passionate past and dish it out raw. The public at large has seen Emin grow up, in a fashion. She's been publicly processing her life since at least 1993, the time of her fir
Much has been made about Fiona Rae and her fellow British New-Wavers. Rae is
both celebrated and criticized for her habit of copping the trademarks of
American Abstractionists and Pop artists, but at the heart of her
second-generation appropriation is an analytical concern for technique. Her
Chris Ofili (born 1968) is a British painter noted for artworks referencing aspects of his Nigerian heritage. The artist is now based in Trinidad. He is one of the Young British Artists. He is a Turner Prize winner and his work has been a source of controversy. He is now based in Trinidad.
Hume's use of common household paints and his combinations of colors are at once unique and disconcerting. The paintings might resemble something wallpapery, when covered with clusters of flowery images, or some kind of optical illusion, when he uses large color blocks to represent figures in silhoue