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Conceptual Artist

Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare About British-Nigerian artist whose work is a reflection of contemporary globalisation. Half of his body is paralyzed, forcing him to use assistants to create works under his direction. Other Informations He became afflicted with transverse myelitis at the age of 18, causing the paralysis of half of his body. He then went to …

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Zoë Ligon

Zoë Ligon About Visual artist and sex-positive educator whose work has been featured by Time Magazine, Refinery29, Yahoo! Style, Pitchfork & Ad Hoc and more. Pictures from her daily life as well as some of her artwork can be seen on her thongria Instagram account which is followed by 270,000. Other Informations She was a …

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Homero Ganem

Homero Ganem About Visual artist, also known simply as HG, who found a niche combining photographic images with freehand artwork. His unique creations often feature fictional characters being placed in real world situations. Other Informations He started posting pictures of his work on his Instagram page which has since grown to over 250,000 followers. He became …

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Meghan Bogden Shimek

Meghan Bogden Shimek About Visual artist who has earned widespread recognition for her fiber art, particularly her woven sculptures and wall hangings. She has had her work exhibited in galleries like San Francisco’s The Mill and taught weaving workshops around the world.  Other Informations She was raised in Michigan and studied history and nutrition in college. …

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Robert Irwin

Robert Irwin About Post-abstraction artist best known for creating installation art in parks, museums, and various other urban locales. His first exhibit, a series of hand-held objects he painted, appeared at the Ferus Gallery in 1959. Other Informations He served in the United States Army before studying at several art schools, including Otis Art Institute, …

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Marilyn Minter

Marilyn Minter About Prolific American conceptual artist whose work has been featured in museums, galleries, and festivals around the world. This includes her Green Pink Caviar video, which appeared in the Modern Museum of Art for over a year. Her work has been particularly noted for depicting sexuality and erotic imagery.  Other Informations She earned a …

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Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt About Conceptual and minimalist artist famous for his paintings, lithographs, wall drawings, and sculptures, which he called structures. He was also proficient in drawing, printmaking, photography, and painting. Other Informations He attended Syracuse University, from which he graduated with a BFA in 1949. He later served in the Korean War, being stationed in …

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Ted Noten

Ted Noten About Dutch conceptual artist known for his unique jewelry and accessory designs. He founded the design company Atelier Ted Noten or ATN. Other Informations His various odd jobs included brick layer and psychiatric nurse. His famous pendant, “Turbo Princess,” which featured a pearl necklace-wearing mouse, jumpstarted his career. He was born and raised …

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Michele Bisaillon

Michele Bisaillon About Conceptual artist who is famous for her erotic, distorted reality selfie photos using mirrors. She has earned massive popularity for showcasing her work on Instagram, and her work has gone viral.  Other Informations She found interest in selfies and photography while in high school. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University …

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John Foster

John Foster About Conceptual artist who’s work has been seen in National Geographic and DC Comics. He is best known for creating the opening credits of the HBO show The Leftovers.  Other Informations He received a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in 1989.  He has two silver and three gold awards from …

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John Baldessari

John Baldessari About Los Angeles-based conceptual artist whose multimedia works juxtapose images with language. They have been entered into the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Broad Collection, among others. Other Informations He attended San Diego State College and the Otis Art Institute. His use of texts and photography …

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Marta Minujín

Marta Minujín About Performance and conceptual artist who became famous as a member of the Psychedelic and Informalist art movements. Her work includes reproductions of classic architecture and sculptures. Other Informations She traveled to Paris after winning a scholarship and became inspired to create living sculptures. The museums that have proudly showcased her work include …