Contemporary art: the author is inspired by archeology and erases the boundaries of time (15 photos)

21 May 2024

Nicholas Lamas was born in 1980 in Lima, Peru. He is a contemporary artist whose exhibitions are held all over the world. His works excite minds and make us think about the structure of the world, about what we leave behind for our descendants.

1. His work combines art, science and everyday life

2. He uses a variety of materials, life forms, technological artifacts and linguistic references in his sculptures

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4. Lamas creates sculptures that blur time boundaries

Nicholas Lamas's most recent solo exhibitions were at the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art (S.M.A.K.) in Ghent (2021) and FORMat Gallery in Amsterdam (2023). His work has also been exhibited at the Ludwig von MuMOK Museum of Modern Art in Vienna (2022), at the MAAT Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon (2022), at the HOW ART Museum in Shanghai (2022), at the MAK Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna (2021), at the Kunsthal in Ghent (2021) and at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2020).


6. In contemporary art, context is important - and what meaning does the author give to certain objects?

7. Therefore, contemporary art is often misunderstood



10. This post was collected to familiarize yourself with the author’s work

11. Today you can find other artists whose work is difficult to understand even with context and explanations




How do you feel about contemporary art?


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