Popular Modern Artists Of This Century-meyou

Reference-and-Education The Twentieth Century had produced many renowned artists who include Painters, Musicians, Instrumentalists, Rock Artists and Sculptors. It has been a decade since the new century was born and many magnanimous and versatile artists have already started to conquer the mindsets of masses. These include artists from US, Europe, Russia, India and Australia. Beginning with Sculptors, the name of Andy Goldsworthy is significant. He was born in 1956 in Cheshire, UK and is a Photographer and Environmentalist too. He is accredited with producing site-specific sculptures and land arts situated in natural and urban settings. David Hockney, born in 1937 is another leading British artist and has been voted the UKs most popular living artist. Another name to worth mentioning is Lucian Freud who was born in1922and is possibly Britain’s greatest living painter and portrait artist. All his works are protected by international copyright laws until at least 70 years after his death. Antony Gormley is another sculptor who has explored the human image using his own body as a subject, tool and material over the course of the last 25 years. His work has been exhibited extensively both in the UK (such as the Whitechapel, Tate Modern, Hayward Galleries, British Museum and White Cube) and abroad. Gormley was awarded with the Turner Prize in 1994, South Bank Prize for Visual Art in 1999 and Bernhard Heiliger Award for Sculpture in 2007. In US, the name of Chuck Thomas Close as a modern painter tops the list. He is known for his self portraits and portrait paintings. Other popular artists from US of international repute are Kiki Smith, Stacy Brown, Irvin Bomb, Kimberly Conrad, Rebecca Darlington, Marcus Jansen, Ray Yano, M.E.Whitehill, Karen Jacobs, Iwaski and Michael Khandros. Indian contemporary art in the break of 21st century is as varied as it had never been before. From the elitist business houses and royal families, it has now entered the drawing room of the middle class buyers and from domestic market, it is now traveling offshore to fetch immense; often astronomical prices. Some of world famous artists of this century are M.F. Hussein, Jatin Das, Satish Gujral, Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh and A Ramachandran. Russia too continues its legacy of artistic richness. Prominent and World famous Russian artists include Alyona Dergiliova, Ilya Kaverznev, Ekaterina Mor, Nataliya Ivanovna Duritskaya, Nikolay Tretyakov. Marc Riboud, Georges Rousse, Pierre Toutan Dorbec, Bettine Rheims, Ange Leccia and Sophie Calle are World famous French photographers who have been successfully able to transform photography into an art. Popular French artists of 21st century include many heavy weights like Patrick Mimran, Y Liver, Jeylina Ever, Andre Vanden Busshe who is both a sculptor and a Painter. Dominique Sanson (who currently lives in Spain), Jacques Pellegrin and Zaven Pare, Gilles Rouaut, grandson of the famous French artist, George Rouaut are the promising artists from France. From Italy, the land of Picasso, many new artists have .e up like Carlo Maria Mariani, Francesco Clemente and Sandro Chia. Popular German artists include Markus Lupertz, Gerhard Richter and Anselm Kiefer. The list is endless and will be added on to as the years go by. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: