The revised version features comprehensive notes on established artists such as Chuck Close, Matthew Barney, David Hockney, alongside younger talents such as Adrián Villar Rojas, Cyprien Gaillard, or Danh Vo. If you want to increase your knowledge of contemporary art or refresh your memory on why Francis Alÿs made a difference for instance, read this must-have book.
Similarly as other TASCHEN books, each artist’s profile is multilingual in English, French, and German.
The editor is Hans Werner Holzwarth, a book designer and editor based in Berlin, with numerous publications mainly on contemporary art and photography. For TASCHEN he has edited, among other titles, Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool, Albert Oehlen and Neo Rauch.
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