Most Expensive Modern Female Artists

In the past the art was considered to be an occupation which would bring you spiritual satisfaction and pleasure rather than money. Besides, it was mainly the sphere of men’s activity as women had to perform house work and bring up children. However, with the changes in the human society the world of art has changed as well. Nowadays the number of female artists constantly increases and the sums of money they earn prove that art has become a well-paid profession.

One of the most expensive female painters is Cindy Sherman who is known for her series of self-portraits presenting different images and clothes. One of the most popular works of Sherman where the artist has pictured herself as a corpse splotched with mud was sold in 2010 for 2.4 million dollars.



Empty cities

Emptiness is fascinating. It is strange. Pictures of the places without people afford to contemplate of environment. Everything is well known and familiar to us. But abandoned places make us rethink of trivial things. Those pictures let us see what we do not pay much attention to. And it may even seem that we have never been to those places even though the depicted image is round the corner. This feeling is quite difficult to describe. But it is really unusual.

So today I would like to share the most interesting photo projects devoted to empty places.


Julian Opie.

Several years ago I was amazed by site-specific installations created by Julian Opie. It was in 2008 in Dublin. They were great indeed. The series was titled “Julian Opie: Walking on O’Connell Street” as far as I remember. Several LED screens were installed in the city center. One could see male and female figures walking to nowhere.


10 Crazy outfits of Lady Gaga

We are used to watching shows about what celebrities wear, reading about it, looking at their pictures of their outfit on the internet and in the magazines. Many people want to wear what they wear. But sometimes celebrities show up wearing something crazy, something that we would never wear. It draws attention and may provoke a scandal or just a lot of rumors. One of the celebrities who dress up into very unusual clothes is Lady Gaga.

Now I want to remind you about the most extravagant outfits of hers.

1.The Bubble Dress.

Most people like bubbles. I love bubbles. But it seems Lady Gaga loves them more than anyone else! I have no idea how she managed to sit in this dress, wrapped in bubbles. But let’s face it, this is one of her most innocent outfits.