Jackson Pollock is a great example
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Jackson Pollock is a great example

Don't be scared by contemporary art! Here are a few of my favorites.

Jackson Pollock is always a standard in this genre.

Contemporary art

The beautiful thing about art is that it is entirely subjective. You don't have to like it, but you should appreciate it because it means something to someone. Art is precious and personal. Contemporary art is great because it combines methods, materials, & subjects to challenge boundaries.
Installation piece by Alfredo Jaar.

Alfredo Jaar

Alfredo Jaar is most known as an installation artist, often incorporating photography on socio-political issues including those of war. His work often represents real events which can be hard to view at times. His work is important in unveiling the pieces of our society that we try to cover up.
Chantal Joffe

Chantal Joffe

Chantal Joffe is known for her contemporary paintings of women and children. They are on a large scale, 10ft tall. She loves to paint women and their clothes, she's said.
Richard Jackson can fill a whole room with just one piece.

Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson is known for creating pieces of art that are well outside the box of "painting on canvas". He uses lots of color and abandons normal constructs of 2-dimensional painting in favor of using all the space around him. He is an American contemporary artist currently living in Los Angeles. He is often referred to as a Neo-Dadist-- someone who utilizes modern materials & absurdist contrasts.
Jennie C. Jones

Jennie C. Jones

Jennie C. Jones is known for her work in creating minimalist pieces of art. She enjoys combining art with music; most notably with Jazz. She sculpts, paints, and creates with paper.
Jennifer Bartlett

Jennifer Bart--

Jennifer Bartlett is known for using small, square, steel plates that are connected together for a full picture. She also uses a Neo-expressionism approach to her works.
Adrian Ghenie

Adrian Ghenie

Adrian Ghenie doesn't use the usual paint brushes, but instead prefers to use stencils and a palette knife to create his pieces about suffering. They are blurred & speckled in strokes.
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