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Song of Songs No. 41 - Angel 1 by Peng Wei contemporary artwork
Peng Wei Song of Songs No. 41 - Angel 1, 2023 Color and ink on pineapple fiber paper
33 x 64 cm
Tina Keng Gallery Request Price & Availability
Big Bandaid Mix by Dede Bandaid contemporary artwork works on paper, photography, print, mixed media
Dede Bandaid Big Bandaid Mix, 2022 Mixed media collage
224 x 139 cm (incl frame)
Zemack Contemporary Art Request Price & Availability
Save the Birds and Leg by Rose Wylie contemporary artwork works on paper
Rose Wylie Save the Birds and Leg, 2023 Coloured pencil, pencil, biro, marker and collage on paper in two (2) parts
29.7 x 43.2 cm
JARILAGER Gallery Request Price & Availability
ORBIT LU by Wolfram Ullrich contemporary artwork painting, sculpture
Wolfram Ullrich ORBIT LU, 2021 Acrylic on steel
76 x 53 x 17 cm
Dep Art Gallery Request Price & Availability
Musician by Krishna Reddy contemporary artwork print
Krishna Reddy Musician, 1953 Etching with aquatint on paper
30.5 x 20.8 cm
Experimenter Request Price & Availability
Fog of American Ghosts by Matthew Angelo Harrison contemporary artwork sculpture
Matthew Angelo Harrison Fog of American Ghosts, 2024 Autoworkers hat, polyurethane resin, steel, stainless steel, acrylic
37 x 23 x 25 cm
Galerie Eva Presenhuber Request Price & Availability
Blaue Flagge (Falz) by Jonas Weichsel contemporary artwork mixed media
Jonas Weichsel Blaue Flagge (Falz), 2024 Acrylic on linen
180 x 120 cm
Galerie Thomas Schulte Request Price & Availability
Untitled by Bill Henson contemporary artwork photography, print
Bill Henson Untitled, 1989 Archival inkjet pigment print
127 x 180 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Request Price & Availability
Buoni frutti by Mirco Marchelli contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, textile, ceramics
Mirco Marchelli Buoni frutti, 2024 Ceramic, fabric, paper and acrylic and wax
32 x 23 x 3 cm
Alzueta Gallery Request Price & Availability
Head by Claudia Wieser contemporary artwork textile
Claudia Wieser Head, 2022 Woven wool, cashmere, lurex, and polyester
255 x 380 cm
Sies + Höke Request Price & Availability
Sodium Fox by Mac Mansfield contemporary artwork painting
Mac Mansfield Sodium Fox, 2024 Oil and acrylic on board
37 x 44 cm
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20 cm, 10 cm, 5 cm, 1 cm by Pablo Accinelli contemporary artwork painting, sculpture, mixed media
Pablo Accinelli 20 cm, 10 cm, 5 cm, 1 cm, 2023 Newpapers, wood, paint
40.5 x 34.5 x 31 cm
Luisa Strina Request Price & Availability
I We Ewe Jees Sinew Swines Newsies Sweenies Jesse Wine by Jesse Wine contemporary artwork sculpture
Jesse Wine I We Ewe Jees Sinew Swines Newsies Sweenies Jesse Wine, 2024 Ceramic, steel reinforcement, sand, paint
157.5 x 198.1 x 91.4 cm
The Modern Institute Request Price & Availability
California, Too by Alex Prager contemporary artwork photography
Alex Prager California, Too, 2024 Archival pigment print
121.9 x 121.9 cm
Lehmann Maupin Request Price & Availability
Cell by Chiharu Shiota contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Chiharu Shiota Cell, 2020 Watercolour, crayon and thread on paper
24 x 17 cm
NF/NIEVES FERNÁNDEZ Request Price & Availability
Innocence #5 by Ishiuchi Miyako contemporary artwork photography
Ishiuchi Miyako Innocence #5, 1994 Gelatin silver print
74 x 108 cm
Each Modern Request Price & Availability
Kirikae by Takuma Nakahira contemporary artwork print
Takuma Nakahira Kirikae, 2011, printed in 2021 Archival inkjet print
90 x 60 cm
Each Modern Request Price & Availability
Untitled(Harbin) by Zhao Gang contemporary artwork painting
Zhao Gang Untitled(Harbin), 2019 Oil, silkscreen on canvas
100 x 80 cm
Each Modern Request Price & Availability
Mondsteine (moon rocks) by Eberhard Havekost contemporary artwork painting
Eberhard Havekost Mondsteine (moon rocks), 2012 Oil on canvas
70 x 90 cm
Roberts Projects Request Price & Availability
to be titled by Hugo McCloud contemporary artwork painting, sculpture
Hugo McCloud to be titled, 2024 Aluminium foil, aluminum coating, and oil paint on tar paper
182.9 x 274.3 x 6 cm
Sean Kelly Request Price & Availability
Relation by Chen Han contemporary artwork
Chen Han Relation, 2023 Oil on canvas
60 x 90 cm
HdM GALLERY Request Price & Availability
Threshold by Richard Hearns contemporary artwork painting
Richard Hearns Threshold, 2023 Oil on linen
60 x 45 cm
Cadogan Gallery Request Price & Availability
Tropical Fruit by Howard Hodgkin contemporary artwork print
Howard Hodgkin Tropical Fruit, 1981 Colour screenprint on Velin Arches paper,
78.4 x 93.3 cm
Dellasposa Gallery Request Price & Availability
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Using the tools within Ocula you can learn more about the artist who created the work, share the artwork with others, and enquire as to its availability for purchase, and also its price. Defining contemporary art is both complex and controversial, but the decision to place an artwork within the category usually rests on one requirement: namely, that the artwork was created in the current century, regardless of its medium.

Beyond this simplistic definition, however, it can be difficult to pin down any universal principles that bind the pieces produced by 21st-century artists—though perhaps diversity itself might be understood as a general theme. Developing in parallel with the prevalent theory of postmodernism, contemporary art shares a commitment to pluralism and variety (rather than, that is, to stability and straightforward truth).

Some commentators speak of 'modern contemporary art', with this term's conflation of the modern art and the contemporary art models pointing to the murky boundary that separates the early 20th-century modernist movement from the sprawling latter movement that has ruled the art scene in recent decades.

The two are indeed connected—with the contemporary fine arts essentially an outgrowth of the modern movement—but what definitively separates them is the clear set of principles that all modernist artworks share, as opposed to the relatively absent criteria surrounding contemporary artworks.

For all its experimentalism, though, contemporary art is not entirely anti-traditional, as semblances of prior artistic conditions—be that modernism, impressionism, or realism—can be found hidden within many works. Long-established ideas like the anti-establishment role of art and the artist in society continue to prevail in the contemporary art scene, with visionary creatives across the globe often using their talents to make political statements through art.

The diversity of contemporary art is reflected in the many different artworks presented on the pages of Ocula. On these pages you will find artworks ranging from watercolour paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, video artworks, sculptures, conceptual artworks to fine art photography and prints. Many of these artworks are for sale and you can make an enquiry directly to the Ocula member gallery representing the relevant artist.

In Ocula Magazine, an even wider range of artworks are referenced, including performance works. In considering the artworks on Ocula, we encourage you to not view them in isolation, but to consider how the work might fit into the artist's practice by reading the artist's profile, how the work relates to the artist's exhibition history and by exploring the articles written by Ocula Magazine and / or other publications on the artist.

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