Masahiko Kimura (木村 正彦 Kimura Masahiko, 1940-) was born in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Japan on March 31, 1940 and is a widely recognized bonsai master. His father died when Masahiko was 11. By the wishes of his mother, at age 15 he started spending his time as an apprentice under the bonsai master Motosuke Hamano of […]
“People lost in freedom and I have become interested in situation there is a kind of social and political setting in art”.
Wurm is known for his humorous approach to formalism. About the use of humor in his work, Wurm says in an interview: “If you approach things with a sense of humor, people immediately assume you’re not to be taken seriously. But I think truths about society and human existence can be approached in different ways. You […]
Nyoman Masriadi studied art at the Indonesian Art Institute Yogykarta but he left before his final assignment due to a conflict with his teachers, according to The Jakarta Post. Returning to Bali in 1997, Masriadi worked for a year as a painter of souvenir portraits of mythological Balinese figures, and the experience reportedly led to the development […]
Fernando Botero is a Colombian artist known for creating bloated, oversized depictions of people, animals and elements of thenatural world. His signature style, also known as “Boterismo”, depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece. He is considered the most recognized and quoted living artist […]
Anthony Howe (born 1954, Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American kinetic sculptor who creates wind-driven sculptures resembling pulsing, alien creatures and vortices.
Tony Smith (September 23, 1912 – December 26, 1980) was an American sculptor, architectural designer, and a noted theorist on art. He is often cited as a pioneering figure in American Minimalist sculpture.
Kiki Smith (born January 18, 1954) is a West German-born American artist whose work has addressed the themes of sex, birth and regeneration. Her figurative work of the late 1980s and early 1990s confronted subjects such as gender and race, while recent works have depicted the human condition in relationship to nature.
Anna Gaskell crafts foreboding photographic tableaux of preadolescent girls that reference children’s games, literature, and psychology. She is interested in isolating dramatic moments from larger plots such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, visible in two series: wonder (1996–97) and override (1997).
Gregor Lersch was born in 1949 in Bad Neuenahr, Germany and is a renowned designer in the field of international floristry. Gregor Lersch has won many national and international awards and prizes in the field of floristry. Gregor believes that floristry must be suitable for forming part of our lives, and should be in line […]