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Hirshhorn unveils its first contemporary Chinese photography show
Hirshhorn unveils its first contemporary Chinese photography show

WASHINGTON – A Window Suddenly Opens: Contemporary Photography in China is the Hirshhorn’s first survey of photography by leading multigenerational Chinese artists made between the 1990s and 2000s. The exhibition, which continues until January 7, 2024, showcases 186 artworks made between 1993 and 2022, of which 141 are a landmark promised gift to the Hirshhorn from […]

1990 Gunther Forg artwork leads Heritage modern & contemporary sale, Nov. 17
1990 Gunther Forg artwork leads Heritage modern & contemporary sale, Nov. 17

DALLAS – Every year, November marks a high season for the modern and contemporary art market, and on Thursday, November 17, Heritage Auctions presents a lavish selection of works that tell the story of the art world’s favorite back-and-forth volley: figuration to abstraction and back again. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Contemporary

Contemporary style refers to the art made from the 1970s to the present and still evolves. It includes different and unusual mediums, as well as elements from other styles like modern, traditional, art deco and more. This term is not synonymous with modern style, as contemporary style represents a sense of currency. The basic features of contemporary style are simplicity, an emphasis on clean, geometric lines, neutral colors and organic silhouettes. What makes it special is that it’s constantly evolving, based on the current trends. There is a large selection of unique pieces in this style, from furniture, rugs and carpets to paintings, sculpture statues, jewelry, dinnerware, <a href="https://www.liveauctioneers.com/c/vases-garnitur

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