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Five contemporary artists everyone should know

Today there are artists whose vision and influence exalt them above the crowd. Many of them managed to have an undeniable impact on world art production and culture in general.

The contemporary artists presented below are the creators of exceptional art, demonstrating extraordinary talents and a rather unique aesthetics.

Alejandro Hernandez.
There is a certain charm that flows from the paintings. Her vivid and fantastic paintings make you wonder where the plot came from and what such a narrative means. One of his most popular paintings are: “La gran angustia”, “Mártires”, “Lorna”, “Mártires”, “La bestia”, “Cha-La Head Cha-La”, etc.

It is color that plays a large role in creating these rich, symbolic scenarios. Often friends and fellow artists create poses surrounded by objects, things and decorations that add an additional personality to each of her works.

Daniel Jacoby
He is the author of abstract narratives. In his work, he uses videos, texts, publications, speeches and various other formats. They combine a number of scientific curiosities, jokes and references, which are often intertwined, but always contain an element of uncertainty. Thanks to the artist’s use of various atmospheres of dim light, a mysterious universe opens up to the viewer, putting us in the position of gliders moving in a circle consisting of LEDs and modular structures. His works “Camuflaje para un lugar muy específico X”, “Sydney come pavo pero eructa salchipapas”, “Sydney pende de un hilo, no obstante bien cosido”, “Sydney no tendría nada que ocultar si otros novie tuvie temer. ”

Anna Parkina.

The works of the Russian artist explore the world in a state of change, the impact of modern society on human anxiety and experience. Her art dates back to the period of Russian constructivism. She believes that many Russian painters, including the famous Soviet artist Alexander Rodchenko, influence her work. Many of her works remind of Soviet propaganda images popularized by the movement, her works also combine new styles, covering many influences and artistic environments. Parkina primarily uses collages that serve as a visual metaphor for social and political upheaval in society. Presenting popular images on canvases, such as the reuse of silhouettes, she emphasizes the general desire to understand an intriguing and somewhat fragmented reality. Among her works, due should be given to the following: “Conversation before and after midnight”, “After the performance”, “Desert”, “Cave”, “He or not he”.

Alex Chavex.
The artist lives in Los Angeles. He creates playful paintings that offer an intelligent and interesting view of the world. Alex is known for his intimate portraits and sensually charged still lifes, he continues to explore these topics in his new works, approaching abstraction with bright camouflage motifs. But portraits created in his unique style are simply mesmerizing. Among them, “Santisima”, “Pilar”, “Aeon”, “Tranquila”, “Vera”, “Lucinda”, “Patience” and, of course, “Manolo” are considered especially vivid.

 

 

 

John Burgerman
One of the most prominent English contemporary artists, widely known for his playful works that cover the disciplines of design, illustration, contemporary art and entrepreneurship. They clearly illustrate his exceptional sense of humor and limitless imagination. It is John who represents the doodle style, which is translated from English as meaningless drawing. Instantly recognizable drawings, canvases, murals, sculptures and various design objects of Burgerman, located somewhere between fine, urban art and pop culture, are often characterized by humor. His truly innovative works can be seen in some of the most famous galleries and museums in the world.

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