This special two-volume edition compiles the 100 most exciting artists from the seminal TASCHEN title Art at the Turn of the Millenium as well as the renowned Art Now series, condensing them to a comprehensive compendium of contemporary art at the beginning of the 21st century.
The series “Kiss of Art” is about a romance between art and technology, it is a tale of a human in love with a machine. Each episode attempts to capture the fleeting moment of fascination and genius present in the process of artistic exchange.
Painting Today is a comprehensive overview of the last 30 years of painting, presenting work by celebrated figures like Gerhard Richter and Neo Rauch alongside emerging artists like Jumaldi Alfi and Ingrid Calame.
Judith Collins' authoritative yet accessible text explores the various subjects, materials, techniques and styles utilized by contemporary sculptors and celebrates both the vitality and sheer diversity of the wide-ranging art form of Sculpture.
Who gets to say what counts as contemporary art? Artists, critics, curators, gallerists, auctioneers, collectors, or the public? Revealing how all of these groups have shaped today’s multifaceted definition, Terry Smith brilliantly shows that an historical approach offers the best answer to the question: What is Contemporary Art?
Defining Contemporary Art responds to this unique landscape with an innovative approach to art history. Assembled and written by eight of the most prominent curators working today, all of whom have both witnessed and shaped this period, Defining Contemporary Art tells the story of the two hundred pivotal artworks of the past twenty-five years.
This first anthology to focus on painting's multiple discourses over the last three decades brings together key statements, dialogues, and debates that have moved the conversation beyond the modern/postmodern dialectic while redefining the conditions necessary for an artwork to be described as "painting."
Valued by art collectors and art lovers alike as a road map through the ever expanding international art scene of gallery shows, museum exhibitions, biennials, and fairs, the Cream series is a must-have for anyone interested in the art worlds latest news and is an excellent introduction to the dialogue among some of its best minds.
The vast medium of painting continues to be a central pillar of artistic practice, and Vitamin P2 presents the outstanding artists who are currently engaging with and pushing the boundaries of the medium.
The follow on from 2005 publication Vitamin D, Vitamin D2 offers a critical account of the recent evolution and role of drawing in the art world, providing an introduction to trends, methods and artists in the field. Over 100 artists, are presented in an A to Z order with about 5 selections of work reproduced for each.
The remarkable phenomenon of the twenty-first-century art world is contemporary Asian art. Fueled by a newfound openness in the East, and by an economic boom that has promoted a vibrant cultural confidence, art made in Asia or by Asian artists since the 1990s has become dynamic and exciting, acknowledged and appreciated by collectors, critics, and curators.
An exhibition in book form, this showcase of the best of drawing now features one hundred works by almost fifty artists including Susan Hauptman, Paul Noble, Jeff Gabel, Tracey Emin, Jane Harris, Julia Fish, Cornelia Parker and Jerwood Drawing Prize winner Sarah Woodfine.
This book presents 100 of the world's top emerging artists selected by 10 esteemed curators including Jens Hoffman, Director of the CCA Wattis Institute in San Francisco; Shamim Momin, Associate Curator at the Whitney; Philippe Vergne, Chief Curator at the Walker Art Center; and The Wrong Gallery, formally "the smallest exhibition space in New York" that is now housed within the Tate Modern.
Starting with two introductory texts, written by David A. Ross and Christine van Assche, this book gives an overview of 50 years of video art, from the birth of the new medium to the present day status. Among the 100 featured artists are Doug Aitken, Phil Collins, Pierre Huyghe, Salla TykkÃ¤, Yang Fudong, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, and Gary Hill.
Provides an overview of current trends in contemporary drawing with interviews and examples of works from an international selection of artists. A particularly good source for finding contemporary artists whose work is formally representational.
"With more than 250 artists and some 1,400 images, this ambitious catalogue and exhibition survey the vibrant landscape of graphic designers who have seized the means of production and are rewriting the nature of contemporary design practice."
100 Painters of Tomorrow is the culmination of a new project, initiated by curator Kurt Beers and Thames & Hudson, to find the 100 most exciting painters at work today. This major publication introduces and presents the work from a global cast of painters selected by an international panel featuring some of the most prominent names in contemporary art.