which employ various different materials, including bric-a-brac, concrete, wood, plaster and textile.
She is also recognized for her works in photography, video, film and collage.
Today, we are trying to correct this by recognizing the work of ten female artists who are constantly breaking new ground with their work.
What follows is our look at the work of contemporary female artists whose diversity of practices and contributions to the movements of our time have been enormous, yet very often overlooked and underrecognized.
, considered to be part of the Pictures Generation, is widely known for her work consisting of monochrome photographs overlaid with slogans that deal with cultural constructions of power, identity and sexuality.
These mesmerizing photographs, as well as Neshat’s engaged films, offer a unique glimpse at the cultural, religious and political circumstances that influence the identities of Muslim women worldwide.
Not only that these extraordinary women influenced the history of contemporary art, but they are, most certainly, going to shape its future.
All of them opted to methodically explore the new reality of the art realm after examines the rise of women artists in the late 20th century, viewed through the work of 12 key figures.
In 2010, the Museum of Modern Art held a major retrospective and performance recreation of Abramovic’s work, which stands as the biggest exhibition of performance art in the history of Mo MA.
During the exhibition, Abramovic performed ‘The Artist is Present’, a 736-hour and 30-minute static, silent piece, in which Marina Abramovic sat immobile in the atrium of the museum while audience members were invited to take turns sitting opposite her.
Each of Beecroft’s performances is created for a specific location and usually references the political, historical, or social associations of the place where it is held.