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Read our exclusive interview with Valencia-based conceptual artist Inma Femenia.

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The Shape Of Color: Robert Zandvliet on Color, Technique and Letting Go

Interview with an artist who is tenaciously working on a life-long quest for the truth in painting.

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Artland Interviews: Jwan Yosef

We interviewed Syrian-Swedish artist Jwan Yosef on the occasion of Object / Object, his virtual exhibition presented by Frozen…

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Art movements and styles

The Most Famous Art Movements and Styles

What does fauvism mean and what is conceptual art all about? Speaking art seems like a discipline in itself and if you are new to the art world, you probably have a tons of questions. Artland’s…

Jean-Michel Basquiat Modern artists

The 30 Most Popular Modern & Contemporary Artists

Based on Artprice's 2017 international report on the contemporary art market, we compiled a list of the 30 most popular contemporary artists today, seen through the prism of auction sales.

10 Controversial Artworks That Changed Art History

Throughout history, artists have been causing controversy, attempting to subvert the dominant structures in society, and provoking people to see life differently. After all, isn’t the role of the…

What is dadaism, dada art, or a dadaist?

As a word, it is nonsense. As a movement, however, Dada proved to be one of the revolutionary in the early twentieth century. Initially conceived by a loose band of avant-garde modernists in the…

Nude Photography Martha Graham Imogen Cunningham

Nude Photography Pioneers Whose Work was a Source of Scandal

Nude photography has been a genre of fine art photography since the mid-19th century: explore the work and controversy of 10 nude photography pioneers.

Collage Artists

5 Collage Artists: Contemporary Views on the Medium

In the second part of our collage series, we feature 5 contemporary collage artists who are adding their own innovative layers to the medium.

Olafur Eliasson, Your Rainbow Panorama, light art

Top 10 Light Art Artists in Modern and Contemporary Art

In light art works, light is the main medium of expression—an art form in which either a sculpture of some form produces light, or where light is used to create a kind of disembodied sculptural…

Peter Doig, landscape artists

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We take a look at ten artists who have made their mark on the age old genre of landscape painting in the modern and contemporary period.

Wassily Kandinsky, Der Blaue Reiter, 1910

Art Movement: Expressionism

At the start of the twentieth century, an artistic tendency swept through Europe, spurred on by a resistance to bourgeois culture and a fervent search for rejuvenated creativity. It came to be known…

Art Movement: Pop Art

Explore the world of Pop Art, an art movement which peaked in the 1960s and drew inspiration from popular and commercial culture.

Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory, 1931. Photo courtesy MoMA

Art Movement: Surrealism

We explore the avant-garde art movement Surrealism, which favoured the irrational and the subconscious over modern society's oppressive rationality.

Picasso, Les demoiselles

Art Movement: Cubism

In Paris of 1907, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque met when Braque visited Picasso at his studio. This meeting marked the beginning of a very important friendship in the history of art. Together, the…