Luc Tuymans (Belgian) (Born in 1958) who studied painting at the Sint-Lukainstituut, Brussels, the Hoger Instituut and the Koninkiijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen. He then attended the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels where he studied art history. Tuymans' subtle yet violent paintings of domestic objects, nationalistic icons and political personages reveal a post-modern sensibility in their fusion of Spanish and Northern Renaissance painting with the medium of film, television and photography. He has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Kunsthalle Bern, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes. He lives and works in Antwerp.
His works are rated between $ 4,000 and 10,000.
Andy Warhol (American) (1928-1987) who received his B.F.A from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh. He then moved to New York where he worked as an illustrator and a commercial artist. Warhol gained acclaim in the 1960s with his images derived from American popular and consumer culture: Brillo boxes, Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. He has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions round the world and was recently the subject of a major retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
His works are rated between $ 100,000 and 5 million.
Christopher Williams (American) (Born in 1955) who graduated with a B.F.A and M.F.A in 1981 from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. His work has been included in exhibitions at Person's Weekend Museum, Tokyo, Kunstverein, Munich, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, and the Museum of Modern Art, Syros, Greece. He lives and works in Los Angeles.
His photographic works are rated between $ 2,000 and 10,000.
Christopher Wool (American) (Born in 1955) who was born in Chicago and moved to New York following his formal education. Early on, he was influenced by the all over composition and gesture painting of the Abstract Expressionists. After seeing the graffiti words "Sex" and "Luv" in the late eighties, he developed his bold text paintings with expressions and terms often drawn from popular culture. In 1989, a solo exhibition of his work was held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and that same year; he took part in the Whitney Biennial even designing the catalogue's front and back covers. He participated in the 1991 Carnegie International and in 1992 Documenta. Recent solo exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam and the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. He lives and works in New York. His works are rated between $ 15,000 and 90,000.