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Conceptual photography illustrates and embodies an idea. Our portfolio of limited-edition conceptual photography includes works by celebrated artists as well as up-and-comers in the art world.

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conceptual photography:  Good Hair by Carol Muthiga - Oyekunle
Good Hair
Carol Muthiga - Oyekunle
from £ 699 to £ 1,499
conceptual photography:  Prada Marfa 8:48PM by Adam Mørk
Prada Marfa 8:48PM
Adam Mørk
from £ 349 to £ 1,099
conceptual photography:  Just a Drink by Sebastian Magnani
Just a Drink
Sebastian Magnani
£ 2,490
conceptual photography:  Except Perhaps for That by Niki Hare
Except Perhaps for That
Niki Hare
from £ 499 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  From a Dream 01 by Isabelle Menin
From a Dream 01
Isabelle Menin
from £ 449 to £ 1,199
conceptual photography:  Pulse Sand by Beatrice Hug
Pulse Sand
Beatrice Hug
£ 2,190
conceptual photography:  Sunny Beach by Paul Fuentes
Sunny Beach
Paul Fuentes
from £ 489 to £ 1,499
conceptual photography:  New Yorker by Sandra Rauch
New Yorker
Sandra Rauch
from £ 2,590 to £ 3,790
conceptual photography:  Ali by André Monet
Ali
André Monet
from £ 399 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Isabelle´s View by Luc Dratwa
Isabelle´s View
Luc Dratwa
from £ 449 to £ 5,690
conceptual photography:  Van Gogh by Rafael Barletta
Van Gogh
Rafael Barletta
£ 489
conceptual photography:  Picasso by Rafael Barletta
Picasso
Rafael Barletta
£ 489
conceptual photography:  Picasso by Rafael Barletta
Picasso
Rafael Barletta
£ 319
conceptual photography:  Marionette by Kate Woodman
Marionette
Kate Woodman
from £ 649 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe II by Carlos Gamez De Francisco
Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe II
Carlos Gamez De Francisco
from £ 499 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Floral Decoration by Carlos Gamez De Francisco
Floral Decoration
Carlos Gamez De Francisco
from £ 499 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Girl with Pink Flamingos by Carlos Gamez De Francisco
Girl with Pink Flamingos
Carlos Gamez De Francisco
from £ 499 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Girl with Red Sunglasses by Carlos Gamez De Francisco
Girl with Red Sunglasses
Carlos Gamez De Francisco
from £ 499 to £ 799
conceptual photography:  Modern Era II by Carlos Gamez De Francisco
Modern Era II
Carlos Gamez De Francisco
from £ 499 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Midnight 01 by Isabelle Menin
Midnight 01
Isabelle Menin
from £ 699 to £ 4,390
conceptual photography:  Ballerina on Red by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva
Ballerina on Red
Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva
from £ 449 to £ 1,799
conceptual photography:  Ballerina on Blue by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva
Ballerina on Blue
Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva
from £ 449 to £ 1,699
conceptual photography:  Time Will Tell by Niki Hare
Time Will Tell
Niki Hare
from £ 449 to £ 1,399
conceptual photography:  How It Seems by Niki Hare
How It Seems
Niki Hare
from £ 449 to £ 1,399
conceptual photography:  Champagne I by Sebastian Magnani
Champagne I
Sebastian Magnani
from £ 599 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Bleached by Georg Popp
Bleached
Georg Popp
from £ 499 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Floating No.VII by Bence Bakonyi
Floating No.VII
Bence Bakonyi
from £ 549 to £ 2,190
conceptual photography:  Dusk Blossom II by Juan Fortes
Dusk Blossom II
Juan Fortes
from £ 399 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Dusk Blossom VI by Juan Fortes
Dusk Blossom VI
Juan Fortes
from £ 399 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Midnight 02 by Isabelle Menin
Midnight 02
Isabelle Menin
from £ 499 to £ 1,799
conceptual photography:  La Vie en Rose by Isabelle Menin
La Vie en Rose
Isabelle Menin
from £ 699 to £ 4,390
conceptual photography:  Neo Kowloon by Arnaud Imobersteg
Neo Kowloon
Arnaud Imobersteg
from £ 299 to £ 1,599
conceptual photography:  NYC Manhattan Skyline by Swee Choo Oh
NYC Manhattan Skyline
Swee Choo Oh
£ 1,299
conceptual photography:  NYC Empire State Building by Swee Choo Oh
NYC Empire State Building
Swee Choo Oh
£ 1,299
conceptual photography:  BK D55629 THE QUEEN by Bettina Krieg
BK D55629 THE QUEEN
Bettina Krieg
from £ 699 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  BK D55632 UNTITLED by Bettina Krieg
BK D55632 UNTITLED
Bettina Krieg
from £ 699 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  BK D36064 AT A FREQUENCY IN BLUE by Bettina Krieg
BK D36064 AT A FREQUENCY IN BLUE
Bettina Krieg
from £ 699 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  BK D67260 BLOSSOM by Bettina Krieg
BK D67260 BLOSSOM
Bettina Krieg
from £ 699 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  BK D67262 RHYTHM IS A DANCER by Bettina Krieg
BK D67262 RHYTHM IS A DANCER
Bettina Krieg
from £ 699 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Flamingo by Loooop Studio
Flamingo
Loooop Studio
£ 1,049
conceptual photography:  Summerday by Heidrun Göres
Summerday
Heidrun Göres
from £ 399 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Summernight by Heidrun Göres
Summernight
Heidrun Göres
from £ 399 to £ 899
conceptual photography:  Florales Faunales by Heidrun Göres
Florales Faunales
Heidrun Göres
£ 999
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Bienenfresser by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Bienenfresser
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Hirschhornkäfer by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Hirschhornkäfer
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Libelle by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Libelle
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Scharlachstinten by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Scharlachstinten
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Landkärtchen by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Landkärtchen
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Florales m. Heidelibelle by Heidrun Göres
Florales m. Heidelibelle
Heidrun Göres
£ 399
conceptual photography:  Seduction links by Heidrun Göres
Seduction links
Heidrun Göres
£ 749
conceptual photography:  Snake spawn by Heidrun Göres
Snake spawn
Heidrun Göres
£ 749
conceptual photography:  Imaginal Disc I by Holger Lippmann
Imaginal Disc I
Holger Lippmann
from £ 1,049 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Azur by Beatrice Hug
Azur
Beatrice Hug
£ 1,999
conceptual photography:  What Could Possibly go Wrong by Niki Hare
What Could Possibly go Wrong
Niki Hare
from £ 549 to £ 2,190
conceptual photography:  The Right Place by Niki Hare
The Right Place
Niki Hare
from £ 499 to £ 1,399
conceptual photography:  Lazarus I by Gavin Evans
Lazarus I
Gavin Evans
from £ 1,279 to £ 2,690
conceptual photography:  The Wine Cellar II by Sebastian Magnani
The Wine Cellar II
Sebastian Magnani
from £ 599 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Teatime I by Sebastian Magnani
Teatime I
Sebastian Magnani
from £ 599 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  The Wine Cellar I by Sebastian Magnani
The Wine Cellar I
Sebastian Magnani
from £ 599 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Dalí by Rafael Barletta
Dalí
Rafael Barletta
conceptual photography:  Frida by Rafael Barletta
Frida
Rafael Barletta
conceptual photography:  Frida by Rafael Barletta
Frida
Rafael Barletta
conceptual photography:  Berlin III by Sandra Rauch
Berlin III
Sandra Rauch
conceptual photography:  Only In Your Heart 02 by Isabelle Menin
Only In Your Heart 02
Isabelle Menin
from £ 849 to £ 3,590
conceptual photography:  Hochlandrind III by Claudio Gotsch
Hochlandrind III
Claudio Gotsch
from £ 999 to £ 2,290
conceptual photography:  Day Dreaming at the Summer Pool by Soo Burnell
Day Dreaming at the Summer Pool
Soo Burnell
from £ 749 to £ 1,299
conceptual photography:  Kiss me now... by Peperina Magenta
Kiss me now...
Peperina Magenta
from £ 349 to £ 599
conceptual photography:  RONDO 95 by Oskar Zieta
RONDO 95
Oskar Zieta
£ 2,300
conceptual photography:  Cigar Lounge by Sebastian Magnani
Cigar Lounge
Sebastian Magnani
from £ 899 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Pulse Mono by Beatrice Hug
Pulse Mono
Beatrice Hug
conceptual photography:  Gold Leaves by Rafael Neff
Gold Leaves
Rafael Neff
conceptual photography:  The Nursey of Ibis by Daria Petrilli
The Nursey of Ibis
Daria Petrilli
from £ 399 to £ 949
conceptual photography:  Pool by Sanda Anderlon
Pool
Sanda Anderlon
£ 549
conceptual photography:  Wash Your Hand by Daniel Picard
Wash Your Hand
Daniel Picard
from £ 899 to £ 1,399
conceptual photography:  Florescence XII  by Juan Fortes
Florescence XII
Juan Fortes
from £ 509 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Pura Vida by Jesper Krijgsman
Pura Vida
Jesper Krijgsman
from £ 899 to £ 3,790
conceptual photography:  Skip A Beat, 2020 by Natasha Chomko
Skip A Beat, 2020
Natasha Chomko
£ 549
conceptual photography:  The Thousand Gates by Peter Stewart
The Thousand Gates
Peter Stewart
from £ 1,099 to £ 2,490
conceptual photography:  Las Vegas by Len Van Brook
Las Vegas
Len Van Brook
from £ 349 to £ 1,999
conceptual photography:  Pool Time by Elena Iv - Skaya
Pool Time
Elena Iv - Skaya
from £ 549 to £ 1,099



An Introduction to Conceptual Art

There is no one medium to which conceptual art refers. Instead it refers to work in photography, painting, writing, and installation-art which propagates and incarnates the notion that all art is at bottom the manifestation of a concept. Perhaps the most famous work of conceptual art ever produced was Marcel Duchamp's Fountain. In a 1969 essay, referring to the Fountain, the conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth declared that "art only exists conceptually", and therefore all artists, even despite themselves, were conceptual artists.

Like its affiliate movements in pop art or abstract expressionism, conceptual art has has long turned on ideas of reproducibility, infinity, numericality, and authorship. In today's visual vocabulary, conceptual art refers above all to temporary exhibitions consisting of throwaway objects, videos, or other arrangements which are present as "installations" in museums and galleries. Another very visible technique inspired by conceptual art is that of performance art, as in the work of Maria Abramović and Stelarc.

The most distinctive feature of conceptual art is perhaps this: that it invites the viewer to impose meaning on the artwork, the artist having ceded her sovereignty over its interpretation.

The History of Conceptual Art

Conceptual art first took rise as a distinct movement in the 1960's, within the current of anti-formalism which in various genres and media has come to be definitive of American high art. The phrase "concept art" was first coined by the artist Henry Flynt in a 1961 essay. He described an artistic form which was in the process of separating itsef from the traditional media and vocabulary of art.

The next major milestone in the history of conceptual art was Sol LeWitt's famous "Paragraphs on Conceptual Art," a several-page essay containing LeWitt's ruminations on conceptual art, submitted to the magazine ArtForum. LeWitt endeavored to lay down some of the parameters of conceptual art as he understood it at the time.

In his view, conceptual art presented a departure from the feedback loop between form and content (or "arrangement") in which traditional and modernist art consisted. Instead, conceptual art was oriented to the notion of the work of art as the manifestation of a concept, in which the execution of an artwork took backseat to its conception and to its planning as a reproducible design meant to enshrine the concept in the center. In LeWitt's words, "[t]he idea becomes a machine that makes the art". The concept here becomes the measure of the artwork: "Conceptual art is only good when the idea is good."

Conceptual Photography

Where most other types of photography are about capturing and rendering an object of perception, conceptual photography is at bottom about an idea.

The relationship of photography to conceptual art is at once difficult to circumscribe and of obvious importance for the history of conceptual art. In its essence, conceptual art takes off from insights about authorship, intentionality, and craft in an age in which art is reproducible, insights which were originally ceded by photography and printing.

Some conceptual artists working with photography did not lay stress on it as a discrete medium. Richard Long and Dennis Oppenheim, for example, used cameras to document their performances and ephemeral installations, without however giving a great deal of thought to the role of photography in their documentation. For them, photography was as simple as pen and paper, and had the same function. In fact, because of its popular status as a mode of documentation, photography introduced an element of subtle humor to their work, as it seemed to give it the fixity and importance of something out of a newspaper or textbook. This strategy was not uncommon among early conceptual artists. Performance artists and creators of temporary artworks often dissociated themselves from photography as a medium, while making abundant use of it to record their efforts.

Other conceptual artists like Ed Ruschka or Bruce Naumann used photography in the creation of artworks which depicted words, public spaces, and sculptural installations as part of larger conceptual meditations on meaning, language, and aesthetic coherence. These conceptual photographers, by making photography a central element in their artworks, broke away from contemporaries who were only leveraging photography in the service of what they understood the conceptual artwork to be, and inaugarated the mainstream use of photography in conceptual art.


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