Category - Contemporary Artists

The Booming Art of Sigmar Polke

Sigmar Polke was one of the more successful, more recognizable contemporary German painters until his death in 2010. It wasn’t too long ago when he was rewarded with his own retrospective at the Tate Modern in the UK, and as a product of the glorious swinging sixties, when art, fashion and music was beginning to boom again, his art certainly...

How Not To Be Seen, Hito Steyerl

German multimedia artist, social critic, theorist and all-round intellectual Hito Steyerl is making quite a name for herself in the visual arts. Based in Berlin, a city that has historically been connected to groundbreaking art, she fuses her video art with essays that border on academic dissertations, with themes covered including consumerism...