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Ever seen heads as big as buildings, a field of clay figures or computer and spray paint art? Click on our featured contemporary artists and find out more about some of the most interesting living artists around.
Big Draw Yourself! 2015
CultureStreet's Big Draw Yourself!
lots of entries this year
Furniture maker mixing the classical and the modern
Traditional potter who digs her own clay.
Colourful sculptures with a serious message
Huge exhibition at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
What is FACT?
One of a series of films about Britain's arts organisations to support Arts Award.
The sculptural work of Joan Miro examined
Sculptor making sculpture from natural materials begins work on a new exhibition.
Sculptural textiles influenced by science.
German painter and sculptor
Turner Prize nominee working with fragile materials.
What is YSP
Yorkshire Sculpture Park..it's in Yorkshire..it must have sculpture and it's a park..but what kind of place is it to visit?
Plensa is a famous Spanish sculptor working on a monumental scale.
No one knows more about working with wood. He talks about how he learnt about this unique material.
Animation artist and filmmaker who made Spin
Artist famous for his public sculpture the Angel of the North
Artist making a very original animation film with china figures
Gordon mixes computer imagery and spray paint with oil pastels and ink.
Kevin takes photographs of dancers in the landscape.
Maddi is an artist who uses textiles and plastics in her work.
British Art Show 6
Five year survey of the best of British
Chinese photographer makes new image.
Traditional pottery techniques, including the potters wheel, but his work is not as traditional as you might think. Wait for the twist.
Jeweller using plastics
Hannah Louise Lamb
Jeweller using traditional materials including gold and silver.
Ceramic artist reinventing blue and white decoration
Turner Prize 2011
Annual art prize which celebrates new developments in contemporary art.
Painter of everyday scenes many of which are of where he grew up.
Turner Prize winner 2011
Turner Prize nominee making work with video.
Animation artist at work on the theme of bird of prey.
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