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
Silicone cyborgs with missing organs and limbs, towering balloon monuments, and sequin-encrusted dead fish? These are just a few of the works created by Lee Bul, a Korean artist with a taste for odd materials and a love of interactive art. Lee has a highly nuanced approach to her projects. Behind eve
For Video artist Stan Douglas, the moment is always a multiple, layered event. Each moment speaks in chorus -- sometimes in harmony, sometimes not, but always in provocative juxtaposition.
Take his 1994 piece entitled "Evening." On three screens that are almost cinematic in scope, three stations
Kara Walker uses the silhouette, that old parlor craft practiced by bonneted ladies, to create installations, prints, and paintings that stir intense controversy. The body of her work focuses on the antebellum South and the iconography and stereotypes surrounding African Americans, especially the ima