By Kelly Grovier

The years on account that 1989 have obvious a whole untethering of what artwork will be, who makes it and the place it may be discovered, which has been matched by means of a reassessment of art's acceptable position in society and the monetary worth that are meant to be hooked up to it. during this new publication on this planet of paintings sequence, Kelly Grovier surveys the dynamic advancements in artwork perform all over the world on account that 1989, moving 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 learn the most important topics in modern paintings, from portraiture within the age of face transplants and facial attractiveness software program, to political activism, technological know-how and faith. Artists mentioned contain Jeff Koons, Louise Bourgeois, Damien Hirst, George apartment, 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, strains the evolution of paintings perform during this interval by way of taking a look heavily at one key art from every one year.

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