Ai Weiwei

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Ai Weiwei is a Chinese conceptual artist and a social activist. His work encompasses diverse fields including fine arts, curating, architecture and social criticism. Born in Beijing in 1957 as son of the famous poet and activist Ai Quing. The … Continued

Julian Schnabel

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Julian Schnabel, born 1951 in Brooklyn, New York is a painter and filmmaker (i.a.Basquiat). Julian Schnabel’s first solo exhibition was held at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in 1976. However, his rise to prominence occurred a few years later following … Continued

Sarkis

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Sarkis Zabunyan, known as Sarkis, is a French artist of Armenian origin, born in Istanbul in 1938. He studied painting and interior architecture before moving to France in 1964. In 1967, he won the prize for painting awarded at the … Continued

Thomas Ruff

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Thomas Ruff, born 1958 in Zell am Harmersbach, Schwarzwald, lives and works in Düsseldorf. He studied photography from 1977 to 1985 with Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Walker Evans, Eugène Atget, Karl Blossfeldt, Stephen Shore and William … Continued

Keith Haring

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American artist Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-inspired drawings, which he first made in subway stations and later exhibited in museums. He was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania. In 1978 he moved to New York … Continued