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During the past 20 years, over 20,000 artists have entered the prize, which has attracted over 3 million visitors. This new book brings together some of these portraits in a celebration of our enduring fascination with different human faces. This beautifully produce... read more
Born at the dawn of the 20th century, Fauvism burst in 1905 Salon d'Automne with a resounding scandal. It was like throwing colors at the face of the academic art entangled in its ancestral conventions. Then several artists, like Matisse, Derain or Vlaminck, searched for a new chromatic la... read more
Covering the entire 20th century, this text traces the roots of conceptual art to movements such as Dada, explaining its importance in the 1960s and 1970s and showing that it is still alive today. In 1917 Marcel Duchamp signed the name R. Mutt on a urinal and placed it in a galle... read more
American artist Elizabeth Peyton has been credited with infusing the ancient art of portraiture with a new life. This title is published in conjunction with the artist's major solo exhibition at the New Museum in New York, which will travel to the Whitechapel in Londo... read more
The definitive monograph of Annette Messagers multifaceted oeuvre from immersive installations to intricate taxidermy, now updated in collaboration with the artist. Annette Messagers original use of form and the poetic power of communication place her among Europes leading contemp... read more
The patterns and motifs in this book are based on their stunning tattoo designs and woven work, their pottery and jewellery, and their beautiful and impressive stone, wood and bone carvings. Illustrations can be combined with other images, or enlarged and used as the main theme for... read more
|Series:||Art History Special Issues|
Photography After Conceptual Art presents a series of original essays that address substantive theoretical, historical, and aesthetic issues raised by post-1960s photography as a mainstream artistic medium * Appeals to people interested in artist's use of photogr... read more
|Author:||Ellen G. Horovitz|
Guides readers through imaginative photo projects that transform cherished analogue and digital images into works of art. This title expands on traditional photo transfer, taking it to a level using digital software techniques and an array of innovative materials and methods, including cocoa powder, Citrasolve, copper and packing tape.
American artist Elizabeth Peyton has been credited with infusing the ancient art of portraiture with a new life. Her idealized, highly stylized oil paintings, drawings and watercolours are driven by the emotional, adoring eye of an unrequited lover. Willowy, melanchol... read more
Examining the black and white animated films of William Kentridge, this volume discusses the political and philosophical dimensions of drawing, a term the artist applies equally to his works on paper, film and theatre productions. It surveys Kentridge's work within a broad histor... read more
Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was an artist whose wit, passion and integrity led him to become a key player in the contemporary British art scene of the last three decades. Fairhurst was an organizer and participant in the seminal exhibition Freeze in 1989, while his provocative and ... read more
For four remarkably productive years, the graffiti loving and street art affiliated "storytellers," Hera and Akut, have combined their artistic skills and individual specialties in order to create one odd but always exquisitely beautiful, instantly recognizable style: Her... read more