Banksyis a revolution or should we call him a phenomenon? One of the leading front men of his generation, he has transformed what it means to work in the Public domain.Banksy’sartistic practice is characterized by the perceptive use of context, the written word, chutzpah and humour that define graffiti in a historical sense.
Instagram handle: banksy.
The Museum of Modern art
MoMA is home to some of the most expensive art collections of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist’s books, film, and electronic media. It’s Instagram account is a colorfulvista of the art world that enchants you soon enough by introducing you to brilliant art works by the day.
Instagram Handle: themuseumofmoderart.
Stay up to date with one of the most established art magazines of the contemporary art world. Considered to be word on what’s making and breaking art worldwide, Frieze posts a new review online everyday, along with posting best, shows that are going on in some of their favourite art critics’ city.
Instagram Handle: Frieze_Magazine
Damien Hirst is an internationally renowned artist and is reportedly the richest living artist of United Kingdom having had a close relationship with the art collector Charles Saatchi. His complete show ‘Beautiful Inside my Head forever’ was auctioned at Sotheby’s and raised $198 million, which is a record for a one-artist auction.
Instagram handle: damienhirst.
A visual artist who introduces herself as an “image maker”, a term she selectively uses for herself instead of a photographer. Singh says, “Instagram is something that tries to get photographers to understand that it is your voice. This is what is going to change photography: when we stop doing things as photographers.” Unlike her rather dense artistic practice that plays out more in the archival format, her Instagram is light hearted – a flower or her long affair with furniture pictured at peculiar angles, texts at times and circle of people in the others.
Instagram Handle: dayanitasingh
The Metropolitan Museum of Art/The Met
Met Museum displays on it’s account over 5000 years of art from every corner of the world. Over 1.1 million loyalists follow this kaleidoscopic journey on Instagram. Are you one of those yet?
Instagram Handle: metmuseum.
Thukral and Tagra
JitenThukral and SumirTagra work collaboratively in a wide variety of media including painting, sculpture, Installation, film and design.Thukral&Tagra blur the lines between Fine Art and Popular Culture, product placement and exhibition design, artistic inspiration and media hype. While both playful and humorous, their works express thoughtful questions about the nature of Indian identity as it is articulated by Indians themselves and projected on to India by the rest of the world. Here’s to a vividly vibrant, colorfully arresting Instagram that largely shows their work, studio practice and exhibitions at large.
Instagram Handle: thukralandtagra
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Probably the most famous curator in the world – Hans Ulrich-Obrist, posts only text-based images, mostly scribbled on pieces of paper, making for an unconventional narrative. These rather peculiar musings in several ways reflect life and art in its many correlations, sometimes playing out as food for thought and at other times starved for thought.
Instagram Handle: hansulrichobrist
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