Polarities: Exploring the Contemporary Expanse. Navona Records NV 5944.
All CDs are at least 71 minutes long. Koenig was a stickler for sonic fidelity, and built his own recording studio on the premises. As one might imagine, nearly all of the artists here were West Coasters; but there are a few selections by visitors to Los Angeles, including Ben Webster, Woody Shaw and Art Pepper's famous meeting with Miles Davis's rhythm section. Only four songs (by Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Woody Shaw and Chico Freeman) might be considered out of the mainstream. The Contemporary Records Story is an enjoyable collection. The album from which each selection is taken is noted, giving the listener plenty of ideas for future exploration. Title: The Contemporary Records Story Year Released: 2004.
The Contemporary Records Story is a four CD box with excellent liner notes and insight that celebrates the history of the label and its founder, Lester Koenig. There can be no doubt that Contemporary played as significant a role in recording and exposing a tremendous stable or artists and recordings to the public. Koenig founded Contemporary Records in 1951 in Los Angeles as a "refuge," so to speak, of the Red Scare in Hollywood where he was employed.
This is a list of artists who create contemporary art, . those whose peak of activity can be situated somewhere between the 1970s (the advent of postmodernism) and the present day. Artists on this list meet the following criteria: The person is regarded as an important figure or is widely cited by his/her peers or successors. The person is known for originating a significant new concept, theory or technique.
Exploring Contemporary and FLACs. Various Artists (Eilean 92). Various.
This track reminds me of a mixture of his "Crossing the Trail" album, and his duets with Steve Roach. Don't let the first 5 minutes fool you, "a splendid place" is revealed to us beyond and it's full of moments of shimmering sun-speckled beauty. In conclusion, there's a lot to be had from this album. Nonetheless, the Vir Unis and Vidna Obmana tracks are rare gems, they'll continue to move and inspire you on repeated plays.
Widewalls presents a selection of ten hand-picked contemporary artists under the age of 40 you should most definitely know. Lucien Smith (1989) may be one of the youngest artists on our list but he is already a true superstar of the contemporary artworld whose artworks fetch mind-boggling prices at auctions worldwide. Smith is a painter and sculptor who fuses various art genres, concepts and techniques in his works which often incorporate ready-made materials and use of collage references, which give them a certain Dadaist quality, yet his renderingsnod to Art Informel and Tachisme.
List of famous Contemporary art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. These notable Contemporary art period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Contemporary art artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote