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Alexandra Karg

Alexandra Karg
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Hey! I am Alexandra Karg. I am researching, writing and lecturing on topics in the field of art and culture. In my hometown of Berlin I completed my studies in literature and art history. Since then I have been working as a journalist and writer. Besides writing, it is my passion to read, travel and visit museums and galleries. On TheCollector.com you will find articles by me about art and culture, especially about topics referring to the 20th century and the present.

21 Female Photographers Who Made Significant Contributions To The Arts

  Photography would not be what it is today if it were not for these 21 women. Each in her own unique way, photographers such...

Alma Thomas in 6 Facts and 10 Colorful Abstract Paintings

  The African-American artist Alma Woodsey Thomas (1891 – 1978) is an unconventional artist figure. Her career as a painter started late: only after a...

Defining Modernism through 5 Facts and 12 Works of Art

  Like any other description of an epoch in art, ‘modernism’ and ‘modern art’ are difficult to define precisely. The reason is that such categories...

Modernism vs. Postmodernism Explained in 6 Facts and 13 Artworks

  From an art-historical point of view, the 20th century can be roughly divided into modern and postmodern art. Basically, these are two aspects of...

10 Visual Examples That Define Postmodern Art

  Postmodernism replaced modernism and lead the way to contemporary art. Postmodern art came up in the middle of the 20th century and lasted until...

9 Lesser-Known Paintings By Edvard Munch (Other Than The Scream)

  Edvard Munch is remembered as a leading painter of post-impressionism and a pioneer of expressionism. His seminal work The Scream is one of the...

8 Famous Artworks From The Young British Artist Movement (YBA)

  The Young British Artists (YBAs) are a group of young artists who emerged in the 1980s. Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, and Garry Hume are...

6 Great Female Artists Who Had Long Been Unknown

  From the Renaissance to today, there have been many great female artists who have pushed creative boundaries. However, they have too often been overlooked...

How To Collect Digital Art

  Digital art or New Media Art is an art form that is still largely unknown to many people and even art connoisseurs. Sure, it...

6 Iconic Street Art Murals In Los Angeles And Their Artists

  Painted house facades and city walls characterize the cityscape of Los Angeles. There is a long tradition behind it, which already found its way...

5 More Fun Facts About Louise Bourgeois

  Louise Bourgeois was a Surrealist artist born in Paris in 1910. In 1938 she moved to New York with her husband, the art historian...

Hilma af Klint: 6 Facts About A Pioneer In Abstract Art

  Though the Swedish painter Hilma af Klint has been unknown to a large part of the world during her lifetime, today she stands in...

7 Facts About Legendary Performance Artist Carolee Schneemann

  Carolee Schneemann occupies a special position in the art of the 1960s and 1970s. She is considered a pioneer of feminist performance art. In...

7 Famous And Influential Women In Performance Art

  Female performance art during the mid-20th-century was closely linked with the evolution of second-wave feminism and political activism. Their work became increasingly expressive and...