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CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Black Dog Publishing Limited, London, 2012. Artworld, 5. 222 pp. with 174 ills. (123 col.). 28 x 23 cm. ISBN 9781907317682 In English.
Publisher's description: The fifth title in Black Dog Publishing's Artworld series, Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom showcases the wealth of contemporary art being produced in the United Kingdom today. Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom is a diverse, in-depth exploration of those at the cutting edge of British Art, providing a unique complexion of the contemporary art scene from all four corners of the British Isles. Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom features work from artists including, Gillian Wearing, Steve McQueen, Fiona Banner, Bob and Roberta Smith, Chris Ofili, Douglas Gordon and Sarah Lucas, alongside the work of emerging British artists. Exploring the phenomenon of the YBA, looking at pre-YBA and focusing on the post-YBA generation of artists; alongside the growing influence of art fairs like Frieze and prizes such as the Turner Prize; Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary art in the UK. 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 Tacita Dean, David Shrigley, Cornelia Parker, Paul Noble and Liam Gillick.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Post-2000 — Several Media
Plans: 73,54
Worldwide Number: 148287
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