The Contemporary Art Book

The Contemporary Art Book

The Essential Guide to 200 of the World's Most Widely Exhibited Artists

Book - 2009
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This veritable Who's Who of contemporary art contains a generation-spanning roster of 200 of the world's most influential and talented artists, from acknowledged masters like Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, and Jasper Johns to younger stars like Matthew Barney, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin. Insightful biographies, with special focus on key works, and cross-referencing to linked artists, themes, and movements, make this the essential insider's guide to the international art scene.

Without doubt, the international contemporary art stage increases annually, drawing new crowds and new interest. Whilst enticing, contemporary art can be bewildering. This guide intends to pinpoint the key artists and events to help demystify a generation of rapid change in the art world.

Publisher: [London] : Goodman, [2009]
ISBN: 9781847960054
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Hodge, David


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