Follow Friday

This Friday, follow these four maverick artists with works recently added to Artsy.

Yayoi Kusama is an avant-garde Japanese artist and an influential figure in the postwar New york art scene.

Lynn Hershman Leeson is an early pioneer of new media art; she explores the moral and ethical quandaries of a culture obsessed with technology and artifice.

Simone Shubuck creates mixed-media drawings and intricate, colorful compositions of flowers and nature.

Barnaby Furnas is known to depict scenes of graphic violence and emotional extremes, like battles of the Civil War and Iwo Jima, which he interprets through energetic lines and staccato brushwork.