Beijing, b.1961

Lin Yan

Lin Yan (b. 1961, Beijing) graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, and pursued her studies further at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, as well as the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Her work has been included in...

Esztergom, b.1973

Brad Phillips

Brad Phillips (born 1973 in Esztergom, Hungary) is a contemporary Canadian artist and writer. He is best known for his work around subjects like addiction, mental illness, and the more obscure aspects of human sexuality. His first book of short...

Vienna, b.1937

Tess Jaray

Since the 1950s Tess Jaray (B. 1937), has been pursuing the ineffable purity of the physical world. Perhaps it was the rolling hills of her childhood countryside in Austria, or the encounter with the bisecting arches of the great Florentine...

Singapore, b.1978

Sim Chi Yin

Sim Chi Yin is a photographer and artist from Singapore, currently based in London and Beijing. Her practice integrates multiple mediums including photography, film, sound, text and archival material and performative readings. Combining rigorous research with intimate storytelling, Sim’s works...

Tianjin, b.1946

Wang Gongyi

Wang Gongyi graduated in 1962 from the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. She joined the Tianjin People’s Fine Arts Publishing House as an editor in 1973. In 1978, she entered the Printmaking Department...

New York, 1928 - 2011

Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler whose career spanned six decades, has long been recognized as one of the great American artists of the twentieth century. Heir of first-generation Abstract Expressionism, she brought together in her work—with prodigious inventiveness and singular beauty—a conception of...

Toronto, b.1943

David Rabinowitch

David Rabinowitch, born in 1943 in Toronto, Canada, has shown extensively in Europe, Canada and the United States. Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (2017); Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (2016); Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland (2012); Museum...

Seoul, b.1951

Youngsun Suh

The Living Past in Suh Yongsun’s Paintings Hong KAL (Associate professor, York University, Canada) Visual art that addresses the violent past is a particular mode of historical testimony. The complication of testimony – when, as Cathy Caruth states, “To speak...

St. Petersburg, b.1974

Anton Ginzburg

Anton Ginzburg is a New York-based artist, known for his films, paintings, sculptures, and text-based printed work investigating historical narratives and poetic studies of place, representation, and post-Soviet identity. He earned a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, The New...

Chengdu, b.1982

Guo Hongwei

Guo Hongwei’s paintings are imbued with the endless sense of adventure and fantasy inherent to summer. The artist takes inspiration from reference images based on childhood photographs, enhanced by his technique of diluting his paintings to mimic the erosion, replacement...

Bia, 1922 - 2008

Simon Hantaï

Simon Hantaï is best known for his large, abstract canvases of profound, saturated color. Hantaï moved to France in 1949 and quickly became known throughout Europe. Informed by Jackson Pollock’s gestural abstractions, Hantaï embarked on a new method of painting...

Kanagawa, b.1990

Kosuke Nagata

Kosuke Nagata graduated with an MFA at the Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Fine Arts. He works primarily with video and photography, focusing on techniques and systems that call for a diversity of experience.

Pasadena, b.1934

Helen Pashgian

Helen Pashgian (b. 1934, Pasadena, CA; lives and works in Pasadena, CA) received her BA from Pomona College, Claremont, CA in 1956 and MA from Boston University, Boston, MA in 1958, and also attended Columbia University, New York, NY 1956-57....

Seoul, b.1979

Jaiyoung Cho

The works of Jaiyoung Cho address the invisible principles and their visible representations. The principles here however are the rather transfigured, the broken away from the present, the subtly flickering. The adverb “subtly” is added to convey that what the...

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, b.1941

Bernar Venet

Bernar Venet first gained recognition in the 1960s for the development of his Tar paintings, Cardboard Reliefs, and his iconic Tas de charbon (Pile of Coal), the first sculpture without a specific shape. The year 1979 marked a significant turning...

Pestisani, 1879 - 1957

Constantin Brâncuși

Constantin Brancusi first studied sculpture at the School of Arts and Crafts in Craiova (1894–1898) and the National School of Fine Arts in Bucharest (1898–1902). In 1904, Brancusi left Romania permanently, traveling through Budapest, Vienna, Munich, Zurich and Basel, before...

Seoul, b.1979

Park Kyung Ryul

Originating from the artists training as a painter, Park Kyung Ryul’s intrinsic artistic process has sparked a recent breakthrough. Her transition to oil painting and her production of sculptural objects has activated her use of personal painterly forms, into a...

Kingston, b.1981

Ebony G. Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson received her BFA from Edna Manley College, Kingston, Jamaica (2004) and MFA from Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2006). Her multimedia practice consists of sculpture, installation, performance, and video. Using...

Washington D.C., b.1954

Sage Sohier

Sage Sohier has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University. She has received fellowships from the No Strings Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for...

Santa Monica, b.1956

John Zurier

John Zurier’s paintings of atmospheric color fields examine qualities of evanescent light as well as solid radiance. Offering nuanced examples of the medium’s possibilities, Zurier pares down painting to the essentials with a sensory and allusive richness embedded in their...

Quincy, b.1935

Carl Andre

Carl Andre is an American minimalist known for his sculptures made from industrial materials often in a linear or grid-like pattern. Andre came to prominence in the 1960’s as a pioneer of the Minimalist movement, creating sculptures which emphasize space...

Aba, b.1989

Yagazie Emezi

Yagazie Emezi is an artist and self-taught documentary photographer focused on stories surrounding African women and their health, sexuality, education and human rights. Having graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Africana Studies,...

Seoul, b.1982

Uesung Lee

Uesung Lee received his BFA in Fine Art Education from Inha University in Incheon, Korea, and his MFA from the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, UK. Lee’s solo exhibitions include The Thermo°scape, project space SARUBIA, Seoul (2019) and Drawing Laboratory,...

Quincy, b.1924

May Stevens

May Stevens is a feminist activist artist, who came to prominence during the 1960s. Born in Quincy, MA, Stevens studied at the Massachusetts College of Art, the Art Students League, and the Academie Julian in Paris. She later taught at...

London, b.1968

Maryam Eisler

Maryam Eisler is a London-based photographer and author. She holds a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College (1989) and an MBA from Columbia University (1993). The crux of her artistic practice is focused on the concept of the Sublime...

Krokeai, 1914 - 2010

Nassos Daphnis

Nassos Daphnis was a Greek-born American painter and sculptor recognized for his mastery of geometric abstraction and his evolution into what became known as hard-edge painting. In the late 1950s, Daphnis developed his color-plane theory to liberate color from the...

New York, b.1988

Georgia Gardner Gray

Georgia Gardner Gray was born in New York in 1988 and now lives and works in Berlin. She graduated from the Cooper Union School for the Advancement in Science and Art in 2011. Her works were shown for the first...

Stockholm, b.1982

Paul Fägerskiöld

Paul Fägerskiöld was born in Stockholm in 1982 and currently lives and works in New York. He was educated at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (2010) and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He has exhibited widely...

Las Vegas, b.1983

Austin Lee

Austin Lee (b. 1983 in Las Vegas Nevada, US; lives and works in New York, US.) received an MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art and a BFA from Tyler School of Art. Lee is known for his playful,...

Qingdao, b.1962

Liu Dahong

Liu Dahong was born in 1962 in the city of Qingdao, Shandong province. He studied oil painting at the Shandong University of the Arts and at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Art) in Hangzhou, where...

Alaska, b.1982

Erin Pollock

Erin Pollock (b. 1982, Alaska) is an American painter, photographer and animator. She is a graduate of Whitman College and did postgraduate art studies at Gage Academy in Seattle and Studio Art Centers International in Florence before receiving an MFA...

Dartford, b.1932

Peter Blake

Born in Dartford, Kent in 1932, Peter Blake was a leading figure of the British Pop scene in the 1960s. Blake pushed the boundaries of what—and whom—this predominantly New York-based movement could include. Upon enrolling at the Royal College of...

Luxembourg, b.1973

Su-Mei Tse

Su-Mei Tse lives and works in Luxembourg and Berlin. She received her MFA from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (2000). Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2019); Yuz Museum, Shanghai (2018); the Aargauer Kunsthaus in Switzerland...

San Francisco

Anna Valdez

Anna Valdez lives and works in San Francisco, California. She received her M.F.A. in painting from Boston University in 2013. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries across the United States. Valdez’s work has been featured in Juxtapoz...

Mamou, b.1941

Keith Sonnier

One of the original post-minimalists, Keith Sonnier (b. 1941, Louisiana) came of age in New York in the 1960s alongside artists Bruce Nauman, Richard Tuttle, Eva Hesse, Joel Shapiro, Richard Serra, Jackie Winsor, Lynda Benglis and Barry Le Va. His...

Miami, b.1978

Hernan Bas

Hernan Bas (b. 1978 in Miami, lives and works in Detroit and Miami) has had solo exhibitions at the Centro De Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, Spain (2018); Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, ME (2018); SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA...

Ikeda, b.1938

Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama (b. 1938) was born in Osaka, Japan and moved to Tokyo in 1961, where he continues to live and work. He first trained in graphic design before taking up photography under Takeji Iwamiya and Eikoh Hosoe as an...

Helsinki, 1924 - 2014

Lars-Gunnar Nordström

“I construct art mathematically, as happens in music, I make music for the eye, it has harmony and rhythm, which are based on the colours’ own innate mechanisms.” Lars-Gunnar Nordström was one of the leading pioneers of non-representational art in...

London, b.1962

Sarah Lucas

Encompassing a wide-ranging medium—photography, collage, sculpture, performance, and installation—Sarah Lucas’ singular and confrontational body of work subverts conventional notions of gender, mortality, and social identity. Imbued with visual and semiotic puns, Lucas creates provocative works—often ambiguous and suggestive representations of...

Willow Grove, b.1960

Bill Saylor

Bill Saylor emerged from the vibrant painting scene that developed in the 1990s in Brooklyn. Incredibly influential to a younger generation of painters, Saylor’s work is distinguished by his merging of explosive gestural abstraction with a comprehensive personal iconography, revealing...

Bia, 1922 - 2008

Simon Hantaï

Simon Hantaï is best known for his large, abstract canvases of profound, saturated color. Hantaï moved to France in 1949 and quickly became known throughout Europe. Informed by Jackson Pollock’s gestural abstractions, Hantaï embarked on a new method of painting...

Kanagawa, b.1990

Kosuke Nagata

Kosuke Nagata graduated with an MFA at the Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Fine Arts. He works primarily with video and photography, focusing on techniques and systems that call for a diversity of experience.

Pasadena, b.1934

Helen Pashgian

Helen Pashgian (b. 1934, Pasadena, CA; lives and works in Pasadena, CA) received her BA from Pomona College, Claremont, CA in 1956 and MA from Boston University, Boston, MA in 1958, and also attended Columbia University, New York, NY 1956-57....

Seoul, b.1979

Jaiyoung Cho

The works of Jaiyoung Cho address the invisible principles and their visible representations. The principles here however are the rather transfigured, the broken away from the present, the subtly flickering. The adverb “subtly” is added to convey that what the...

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, b.1941

Bernar Venet

Bernar Venet first gained recognition in the 1960s for the development of his Tar paintings, Cardboard Reliefs, and his iconic Tas de charbon (Pile of Coal), the first sculpture without a specific shape. The year 1979 marked a significant turning...

Pestisani, 1879 - 1957

Constantin Brâncuși

Constantin Brancusi first studied sculpture at the School of Arts and Crafts in Craiova (1894–1898) and the National School of Fine Arts in Bucharest (1898–1902). In 1904, Brancusi left Romania permanently, traveling through Budapest, Vienna, Munich, Zurich and Basel, before...

Seoul, b.1979

Park Kyung Ryul

Originating from the artists training as a painter, Park Kyung Ryul’s intrinsic artistic process has sparked a recent breakthrough. Her transition to oil painting and her production of sculptural objects has activated her use of personal painterly forms, into a...

Kingston, b.1981

Ebony G. Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson received her BFA from Edna Manley College, Kingston, Jamaica (2004) and MFA from Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2006). Her multimedia practice consists of sculpture, installation, performance, and video. Using...

Washington D.C., b.1954

Sage Sohier

Sage Sohier has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University. She has received fellowships from the No Strings Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for...

Santa Monica, b.1956

John Zurier

John Zurier’s paintings of atmospheric color fields examine qualities of evanescent light as well as solid radiance. Offering nuanced examples of the medium’s possibilities, Zurier pares down painting to the essentials with a sensory and allusive richness embedded in their...

Quincy, b.1935

Carl Andre

Carl Andre is an American minimalist known for his sculptures made from industrial materials often in a linear or grid-like pattern. Andre came to prominence in the 1960’s as a pioneer of the Minimalist movement, creating sculptures which emphasize space...

Aba, b.1989

Yagazie Emezi

Yagazie Emezi is an artist and self-taught documentary photographer focused on stories surrounding African women and their health, sexuality, education and human rights. Having graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Africana Studies,...

Seoul, b.1982

Uesung Lee

Uesung Lee received his BFA in Fine Art Education from Inha University in Incheon, Korea, and his MFA from the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, UK. Lee’s solo exhibitions include The Thermo°scape, project space SARUBIA, Seoul (2019) and Drawing Laboratory,...

Quincy, b.1924

May Stevens

May Stevens is a feminist activist artist, who came to prominence during the 1960s. Born in Quincy, MA, Stevens studied at the Massachusetts College of Art, the Art Students League, and the Academie Julian in Paris. She later taught at...

London, b.1968

Maryam Eisler

Maryam Eisler is a London-based photographer and author. She holds a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College (1989) and an MBA from Columbia University (1993). The crux of her artistic practice is focused on the concept of the Sublime...

Krokeai, 1914 - 2010

Nassos Daphnis

Nassos Daphnis was a Greek-born American painter and sculptor recognized for his mastery of geometric abstraction and his evolution into what became known as hard-edge painting. In the late 1950s, Daphnis developed his color-plane theory to liberate color from the...

New York, b.1988

Georgia Gardner Gray

Georgia Gardner Gray was born in New York in 1988 and now lives and works in Berlin. She graduated from the Cooper Union School for the Advancement in Science and Art in 2011. Her works were shown for the first...

Stockholm, b.1982

Paul Fägerskiöld

Paul Fägerskiöld was born in Stockholm in 1982 and currently lives and works in New York. He was educated at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (2010) and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He has exhibited widely...

Las Vegas, b.1983

Austin Lee

Austin Lee (b. 1983 in Las Vegas Nevada, US; lives and works in New York, US.) received an MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art and a BFA from Tyler School of Art. Lee is known for his playful,...

Qingdao, b.1962

Liu Dahong

Liu Dahong was born in 1962 in the city of Qingdao, Shandong province. He studied oil painting at the Shandong University of the Arts and at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Art) in Hangzhou, where...

Alaska, b.1982

Erin Pollock

Erin Pollock (b. 1982, Alaska) is an American painter, photographer and animator. She is a graduate of Whitman College and did postgraduate art studies at Gage Academy in Seattle and Studio Art Centers International in Florence before receiving an MFA...

Dartford, b.1932

Peter Blake

Born in Dartford, Kent in 1932, Peter Blake was a leading figure of the British Pop scene in the 1960s. Blake pushed the boundaries of what—and whom—this predominantly New York-based movement could include. Upon enrolling at the Royal College of...

Luxembourg, b.1973

Su-Mei Tse

Su-Mei Tse lives and works in Luxembourg and Berlin. She received her MFA from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (2000). Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2019); Yuz Museum, Shanghai (2018); the Aargauer Kunsthaus in Switzerland...

San Francisco

Anna Valdez

Anna Valdez lives and works in San Francisco, California. She received her M.F.A. in painting from Boston University in 2013. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries across the United States. Valdez’s work has been featured in Juxtapoz...

Mamou, b.1941

Keith Sonnier

One of the original post-minimalists, Keith Sonnier (b. 1941, Louisiana) came of age in New York in the 1960s alongside artists Bruce Nauman, Richard Tuttle, Eva Hesse, Joel Shapiro, Richard Serra, Jackie Winsor, Lynda Benglis and Barry Le Va. His...

Miami, b.1978

Hernan Bas

Hernan Bas (b. 1978 in Miami, lives and works in Detroit and Miami) has had solo exhibitions at the Centro De Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, Spain (2018); Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, ME (2018); SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA...

Ikeda, b.1938

Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama (b. 1938) was born in Osaka, Japan and moved to Tokyo in 1961, where he continues to live and work. He first trained in graphic design before taking up photography under Takeji Iwamiya and Eikoh Hosoe as an...

Helsinki, 1924 - 2014

Lars-Gunnar Nordström

“I construct art mathematically, as happens in music, I make music for the eye, it has harmony and rhythm, which are based on the colours’ own innate mechanisms.” Lars-Gunnar Nordström was one of the leading pioneers of non-representational art in...

London, b.1962

Sarah Lucas

Encompassing a wide-ranging medium—photography, collage, sculpture, performance, and installation—Sarah Lucas’ singular and confrontational body of work subverts conventional notions of gender, mortality, and social identity. Imbued with visual and semiotic puns, Lucas creates provocative works—often ambiguous and suggestive representations of...

Willow Grove, b.1960

Bill Saylor

Bill Saylor emerged from the vibrant painting scene that developed in the 1990s in Brooklyn. Incredibly influential to a younger generation of painters, Saylor’s work is distinguished by his merging of explosive gestural abstraction with a comprehensive personal iconography, revealing...

Beijing, b.1961

Lin Yan

Lin Yan (b. 1961, Beijing) graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, and pursued her studies further at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, as well as the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Her work has been included in...

Esztergom, b.1973

Brad Phillips

Brad Phillips (born 1973 in Esztergom, Hungary) is a contemporary Canadian artist and writer. He is best known for his work around subjects like addiction, mental illness, and the more obscure aspects of human sexuality. His first book of short...

Vienna, b.1937

Tess Jaray

Since the 1950s Tess Jaray (B. 1937), has been pursuing the ineffable purity of the physical world. Perhaps it was the rolling hills of her childhood countryside in Austria, or the encounter with the bisecting arches of the great Florentine...

Singapore, b.1978

Sim Chi Yin

Sim Chi Yin is a photographer and artist from Singapore, currently based in London and Beijing. Her practice integrates multiple mediums including photography, film, sound, text and archival material and performative readings. Combining rigorous research with intimate storytelling, Sim’s works...

Tianjin, b.1946

Wang Gongyi

Wang Gongyi graduated in 1962 from the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. She joined the Tianjin People’s Fine Arts Publishing House as an editor in 1973. In 1978, she entered the Printmaking Department...

New York, 1928 - 2011

Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler whose career spanned six decades, has long been recognized as one of the great American artists of the twentieth century. Heir of first-generation Abstract Expressionism, she brought together in her work—with prodigious inventiveness and singular beauty—a conception of...

Toronto, b.1943

David Rabinowitch

David Rabinowitch, born in 1943 in Toronto, Canada, has shown extensively in Europe, Canada and the United States. Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (2017); Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (2016); Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland (2012); Museum...

Seoul, b.1951

Youngsun Suh

The Living Past in Suh Yongsun’s Paintings Hong KAL (Associate professor, York University, Canada) Visual art that addresses the violent past is a particular mode of historical testimony. The complication of testimony – when, as Cathy Caruth states, “To speak...

St. Petersburg, b.1974

Anton Ginzburg

Anton Ginzburg is a New York-based artist, known for his films, paintings, sculptures, and text-based printed work investigating historical narratives and poetic studies of place, representation, and post-Soviet identity. He earned a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, The New...

Chengdu, b.1982

Guo Hongwei

Guo Hongwei’s paintings are imbued with the endless sense of adventure and fantasy inherent to summer. The artist takes inspiration from reference images based on childhood photographs, enhanced by his technique of diluting his paintings to mimic the erosion, replacement...

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