9781907317682

Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom

  • ISBN 13:

    9781907317682

  • ISBN 10:

    1907317686

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/25/2014
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

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Summary

The fifth title in Black Dog Publishing's ARTWORLD series, Contemporary Art in the United Kingdomshowcases the wealth of contemporary art being produced in the United Kingdom today. Diverse in content and style, Contemporary Art in the United Kingdomfeatures work from artists including, Gavin Turk, Tracey Emin, Fiona Banner, Bob and Roberta Smith, Chris Ofili and Mark Quinn, alongside the work of emerging British artists today. Exploring the phenomenon of the YBA, looking at pre and post-YBA; alongside the growing influence of art fairs such as Frieze and prizes such as the Turner Prize; Contemporary Art in the United Kingdomprovides a comprehensive a complexion of the contemporary art scene from all four corners of the British Isles. Over 50 of the region's most prolific artists are profiled, alongside images of a selection of their work--some of which previously unseen--including that by Rachel Whiteread, Julian Opie, Sarah Lucas, Damien Hirst and Steve McQueen. From sculpture to painting, to the latest practices in a range of media, Contemporary Art in the United Kingdomprovides an insightful examination into the styles, perceptions and culture of the United Kingdom and its art, articulating varied arguments and opinions on the subject that guide the reader in further discussion.

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