The 21st-Century Art Book (Hardcover)

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The 21st‐Century Art Book is an A‐to‐Z guide of contemporary artists featuring established art‐world figures – Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall – alongside rising stars of the next generations. Global in scope, the book features work from 50 countries across a variety of mediums, from painting, drawing, and sculpture to digital art, video installation, and performance.

Each of the 280 artists included has a dedicated page pairing a significant artwork from his or her oeuvre with lively and informative text. An international directory of major art events along with a helpful glossary round out the package, making this both a must‐have resource and a beautifully illustrated celebration of contemporary art.

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"A very significant A–Z of 21st Century artists from big names like Grayson Perry and Banksy to rising stars like Lucy Mackenzie and Theaster Gates. Illuminating ... Prepare to be inspired." –


Product Details
ISBN: 9780714867397
ISBN-10: 071486739X
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: September 15th, 2014
Pages: 304
Language: English