By Kelly Grovier

The years in view that 1989 have visible an entire untethering of what paintings may be, who makes it and the place it may be came upon, which has been matched by means of a reassessment of art's acceptable position in society and the monetary price that are meant to be hooked up to it. during this new publication on the planet of artwork sequence, Kelly Grovier surveys the dynamic advancements in artwork perform world wide on account that 1989, getting in seek of these artists who've undertaken to form a clean visible vocabulary and whose paintings displays on those turbulent years.

The book's ten chapters research the main issues in modern artwork, from portraiture within the age of face transplants and facial popularity software program, to political activism, technological know-how and faith. Artists mentioned comprise Jeff Koons, Louise Bourgeois, Damien Hirst, George residence, Marlene Dumas, Sean Scully, Cindy Sherman, Banksy, Ai Weiwei, Antony Gormley, Christo and Jean-Claude, Jenny Holzer, Chuck shut and Cornelia Parker. the ultimate bankruptcy, a timeline, lines the evolution of paintings perform during this interval by means of taking a look heavily at one key paintings from each one year.

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