The 50 Most Iconic Artworks of the Past Five Years

9. London Pictures by Gilbert & George, 2011

Everyday, tabloids print extravagant stories that flaunt the ostensible downfalls and triumphs of our society, and for the last six years, English duo Gilbert & George have been collecting them. London Pictures makes use of the cover stories in London's newspapers posters as a means to decrypt and catalog the woes of contemporary society. Many artists have been interested in the negativity throughout the media, but Gilbert & George depicted it in their signature, memorable way that will be remembered in years to come.

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