50 Contemporary Arists You Should Know
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50 Contemporary Arists You Should Know

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Now available in a new edition, this survey of great contemporary artists is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of art today.

From painters and photographers to sculptors and performance artists, fifty of the most influential contemporary artists are profiled in this colorful and engaging book that traces the various artistic movements and radical changes of the second half of the twentieth century. Presented chronologically, each artist is featured in one or two double page spreads that include brilliant reproductions of their most important works, a succinct text about their work and life, an insightful biography with key dates in their career, and informative background on major developments in the art world. As diverse and inspiring as the artists themselves, this book is a voyage of discovery into art’s cutting edge.

  • 160 pages
  • 120 illustrations in color
  • Paperback, Flexi-cover
  • 7½ × 9.4 in (19.3 × 24 cm)