Contemporary Artist Resource List

Artists Practicing with Non-Traditional Art Media

Contemporary websites with ongoing art uploads

 

Art 21 https://art21.org/

Artforum https://www.artforum.com/

Artnet News https://news.artnet.com/

This is Colossal https://www.thisiscolossal.com/

Juxtapoz https://www.juxtapoz.com/

It’s Nice That https://www.itsnicethat.com/

Rhizome https://rhizome.org/ 

Ted Talks https://www.ted.com/talks?sort=relevance&q=art

Tate Museum https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-theme

 

 

Individual Contemporary Artists

The following resource list is just a sample of artists that inspired me as I created my work and is not exhaustive.

Each artist was assigned a category/theme. As contemporary artists, they likely make work across multiple categories and perhaps categories that are not listed.

 

Body Parts/ Physical Being

Braun, Judith https://www.judithannbraun.com/fingerprint-walls

Hansen, Heather https://tinyurl.com/5cscm69f

Hawkinson, Tim https://www.artsy.net/artwork/tim-hawkinson-bird

Parsons, Emily https://tinyurl.com/23nxpkx3

Piper, Adrian  https://tinyurl.com/764dkr4e

 

Clothing

Berry, Ian https://www.ianberry.org/

Cave, Nick https://publicdelivery.org/nick-cave-soundsuits/

Kaikkone, Kaarina https://kaarinakaikkonen.fi/

Kostianovsky, Tamara https://tinyurl.com/t3ytafvd

Guerra de la Paz https://www.artworksforchange.org/portfolio/guerra-de-la-paz/

Sağdıç, Deniz https://tinyurl.com/s43cbuts

 

Print Making

Molinari, Margaret https://www.instagram.com/margarts/

 

General Installation

Anatsui, El https://art21.org/watch/extended-play/el-anatsui-language-symbols-short/

Christo and Jean-Claude https://christojeanneclaude.net/artworks/early-works/

Clay, Jen http://www.jenlynnclay.com/projects

Drew, Leonardo https://art21.org/artist/leonardo-drew/ 

Echelman, Janet  https://tinyurl.com/7kusd4e2

Garrard, Rachel https://www.instagram.com/rachelgarrard/

Gates, Theaster https://tinyurl.com/6247xwdb

Law, Rebecca Louise https://mymodernmet.com/rebecca-louise-law-the-iris-exhibition/

McCollum, Allan https://tinyurl.com/5f3ww2ty

Nawa, Kohei http://kohei-nawa.net/works/foam

Salcedo, Doris https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjYuDKFvsjY&ab_channel=Art21

Sayeg, Magda https://tinyurl.com/8sjjyn2w

Marthine Tayou, Pascale https://www.galleriacontinua.com/artists/pascale-marthine-tayou-74

Weiwei, Ai https://tinyurl.com/bejxj6wt

Yamamoto, Motoi https://tinyurl.com/bmdb7dyy

 

Interactive Installation

Green Pedestrian Crossing https://tinyurl.com/my5wa2tp

Kusama, Yayoi  https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/01/yayoi-kusama-obiliteration-room/ 

Ondak, Roman https://tinyurl.com/d75pf3tr

 

Found Objects Installation

Deininger, Thomas http://www.tomdeiningerart.com/works.html

Dion, Mark https://tinyurl.com/995jcr5j

Song, Dong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG4SeIVqhkY&ab_channel=BarbicanCentre

Donovan, Tara https://tinyurl.com/32w7df8j

Jobbins, Freya https://www.freyajobbins.com/installations

Shin, Jean https://jeanshin.com/

Ward, Nari https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/11/nari-ward-found-objects/

 

Nature/Environment Installation

Azevedo, Néle https://tinyurl.com/6nnj2tba

Bordalo, Artur https://www.bordaloii.com/big-trash-animals-series/neutral

Clottey, Serge Attukwei https://tinyurl.com/984fw4dn

Duran, Alejandro https://tinyurl.com/4mpbv9zd

Eliasson, Olafur https://olafureliasson.net/archive/artwork/WEK109190/ice-watch#slideshow

Foreman, Jon https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/12/jon-foreman-stone-land-art/

Goldsworthy, Andy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7sZv4_0Fxg&ab_channel=rawrberrys

 

Found at Home

Bal, Vincent  https://www.instagram.com/VINCENT_BAL/ 

Dettmer, Brian https://tinyurl.com/2jc5xkt7

Fayle, Hillary Waters  https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/12/hillary-waters-fayle-leaves/

Lubelski, Nava http://www.navalubelski.com/artworks.html

Mattingly, Mary https://marymattingly.com/html/MATTINGLYHouseUniverse.html 

Muniz, Vik https://tinyurl.com/6kccndzc

Niemann, Christoph https://www.instagram.com/abstractsunday/

Paich, Slobodan Dan https://tinyurl.com/2j9x4zv4

Pearlman, Mia https://miapearlman.com/

Silvious, Ruby https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/12/ruby-silvious-tea-bags/

Strad, Julia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FSbMJFzs9k&ab_channel=MNOriginal

Webber, Stacey Lee https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/03/stacey-lee-webber-money/

 

Sculptural

Drenk, Jessica   https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/10/jessica-drenk-transmutations/

Ganz, Sayaka  https://sayakaganz.com/

Jungen, Brian https://tinyurl.com/yfk5jnjz

Johansson, Michal http://michaeljohansson.com/works.html

Kurtz, Will http://www.willkurtz.com/work#/outdoor/

Long, Richard http://www.richardlong.org/sculptures.html

Miebach, Nathalie https://tinyurl.com/tb9xysba

Mock, Brian https://www.brianmock.com/

Nevelson, Louise https://www.pacegallery.com/artists/louise-nevelson/

Nichelson, Jack https://vimeo.com/12598948

Pras, Bernard https://bernardpras.fr/projects/#2020,.menu

Saar, Betye https://tinyurl.com/27687yeb

Santiago, Curtis Talwst https://tinyurl.com/n9udvvyz

Tironi, Dario https://dariotironi.com/works/

Williams, Herb https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/02/herb-williams-crayon-sculptures/

 

Conceptual

Alavi, Seyed https://tinyurl.com/4tk6vz9v

Barker, Mandy https://www.mandy-barker.com/penalty-2

Cole, Willie https://www.pbs.org/video/willie-cole-artist-sjc4vr/

Denes, Agnes http://www.agnesdenesstudio.com/works7.html

Ghadirian, Shadi https://www.saatchigallery.com/artist/shadi_ghadirian

Haifeng, Ni http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/62/ParaProductionNiHaifeng

Ireland, David https://tinyurl.com/yc5fazma

Kostianovsky, Tamara https://tinyurl.com/t3ytafvd

Oliver, Libby https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/03/soft-shells-by-libby-oliver/

Parker, Cornelia https://tinyurl.com/42jufu38

Sze, Sarah https://tinyurl.com/3d5293hk

Wilson, Fred https://tinyurl.com/4fpherbr

Portraits

Felix, Tess https://tessfelixartist.com/

Monteiro, Fabrice https://tdsblog.com/fabrice-monteiro/

Perkins, Jane https://janeperkins.co.uk/#

Wall Art

Byrd, Elan  https://www.elanbyrd.com/our-story 

Robson, Aurora https://www.aurorarobson.com/junk-mail-collage

Organizations

Skanda, Ali https://www.theflipflopi.com/

Studio 400 https://www.trendhunter.com/trends/white-gallery-installation-by-studio-400

Studio KCA http://www.studiokca.com/projects/skyscraper-the-bruges-whale/IMG_8500/

Washed up Texas https://washeduptexas.org/