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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Painter, intervention artist, video artist. Multimedia.

In 1995 Orta took part in the international contemporary art fair in Paris, held at the Yvonamor Palix art space. In 1996, he organised an exhibition revealing the diversity of his techniques at the gallery in Pointe du Dourven (Côtes-d'-Armor)....

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Spanish, 21st century, female.

Born 1989, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Performance artist. Installation, video and net-art, social-media art, Instagram art.

Amalia Ulman studied Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins in London, receiving her BFA in 2011. Ulman is a multidisciplinary artist whose work is concerned with consumerism and how identity is constructed through social media, class, and social status. She works in a variety of mediums including installations, sculpture, performance, poetry, film, collage, and net art. In her Excellences & Perfections from 2014, Ulman staged a performance through her Instagram and Facebook accounts, inspired by stereotypes of how young women present themselves. In three parts – Innocence, Sin, Redemption – she tells the story of a wealthy and beautiful young blonde girl who just moved to Los Angeles. As she breaks up with her boyfriend she turns to the lifestyle of a ‘sugar baby’, falling into a deep depression and changing her hair colour to become a brunette. Ultimately, through mediation, yoga, and inspirational slogans, she comes out on top as a healthy and peaceful individual. By examining the reception of her deceptively orchestrated photographs through both likes and comments, she makes apparent society’s obsession with image, beauty, wealth, and status....