Famous artist span the spectrum of the globe, from The United States to Africa, Asia, Central American, South America, and Europe. There are the mid-century artist and the contemporary artist. There are the acrylic, oil and water color artist, the photographic artist, the sculpture artist, the glass artist, and just about any type of art you can think of.
Art is a label that can be applied to any type of creative work you discover or create yourself.
Some of the recent contemporary artist who recently came to our local art gallery in Norfolk,Virginia, were in an exhibit call “30 Americans”:
The “30 Americans” exhibit at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia included a 3-decade survey of African American artist from America. The art exhibit included a variety of art and artist.
The Artists Included:
Nina Chanel Abney
Barkley L. Hendricks
Kerry James Marshall
Hank Willis Thomas
Carrie Mae Weems