50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know
Wadsworth Atheneum

50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know

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Author: Christiane Weidemann

Description: Artists working after the Second World War faced a confounding array of challenges, as stylistic barriers were broken, technology advanced, and issues of sexuality and race came to the forefront. 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 and early twenty-first centuries.

Throughout the volume a timeline places each artist within the context of contemporary art. As diverse and inspiring as the artists themselves, this book is a voyage of discovery into art's cutting edge.

Publisher: Prestel (May 1, 2011)
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160