Yue Minjun is a contemporary Chinese artist based in Beijing, China. He is best known for oil paintings depicting himself in various settings, frozen in laughter. He has also reproduced this signature image in sculpture, watercolor and prints. While Yue is often classified as part of the Chinese "Cyn
Critical analyses of Zhang Xiaogang's work are usually based on its iconography and style, which reveal a strong consistency whether the works are studied from the angle of artistic intention or personal history. If we look at the "phenomenon" of Zhang Xiaogang, and consider elements of his art that
Born and raised in rural western Connecticut, Samantha Levin grew up exposed to nature along side of the uber~urban New York City, barely a two~hour drive south. She became interested in the arts at an early age, taking up with both music and visual arts, influenced by the artistic bents of her famil
Antony Gormley was born in London in 1950. Upon completing a degree in archaeology, anthropology and the history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, he travelled to India, returning to London three years later to study at the Central School of Art, Goldsmiths College and the Slade School of Art.