Mark Ryden came to preeminence in the 1990’s during a time when many artists, critics and collectors were quietly championing a return to the art of painting. With his masterful technique and disquieting content, Ryden quickly became one of the leaders of this movement on the West Coast.
Jenny Saville is a painter whose work is a dark reflection of contemporary fashion, depicting bodies that live outside the standard boundaries of attractiveness. Her feminist view of the female body shapes offers a valuable contrast to the mass media’s presentation of the perfectibility of the huma
José Manuel Ciria was born in Manchester (UK) in 1960 but grew up in Spain. Ciria is one of the most active and internationally successful contemporary Spanish painters. His abstract work is featured in the collections of Spain’s most important museums, such as the Museo de Arte Reina Sofía and t