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By Kelly Grovier

The years due to the fact that 1989 have visible an entire untethering of what artwork might be, who makes it and the place it may be came upon, which has been matched through a reassessment of art's applicable position in society and the monetary worth that are supposed to be hooked up to it. during this new ebook on this planet of artwork sequence, Kelly Grovier surveys the dynamic advancements in paintings perform world wide on the grounds that 1989, stepping into 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 most important issues in modern artwork, from portraiture within the age of face transplants and facial acceptance software program, to political activism, technological know-how and faith. Artists mentioned contain 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 artwork perform during this interval via taking a look heavily at one key paintings from each one year.

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