Born in 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska, Edward Ruscha was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where his family moved in 1941. In 1956 he moved to Los Angeles to attend the Chouinard Art Institute, and had his first solo exhibition in 1963 at the Ferus Gallery. In 1973, Ruscha began showing his work with Leo
I am all about Art 2.0 which is really about applying the principles of Web 2.0, Stuckism and Kitsch( see Nerdrum) in a creative formula. The "2.0-ness" is not something new, but rather a fuller realization of the true potential of Art.
Heavily influenced by the otaku culture of sexually explicit manga, Kunikata's work adopts the genres conventions to explore and communicate issues of abandonment, masochism, and depression. Often filling notebook after notebook with nightmarish depictions of cruelty, Kunikata's personal drive to pr
The relation between art and female beauty, art and pornography, female models and models of art, all have been a constant theme for Marlene Dumas. Her work recalls the painterly gestures of Expressionism, whilst combining the critical distance of Conceptual art with the pleasures of eroticism. Some