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By Kelly Grovier

The years for the reason that 1989 have visible a whole untethering of what artwork might be, who makes it and the place it may be came across, which has been matched by way of a reassessment of art's acceptable position in society and the monetary worth that are supposed to be hooked up to it. during this new publication on this planet of paintings sequence, Kelly Grovier surveys the dynamic advancements in paintings perform around the world on account 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 subject matters in modern paintings, from portraiture within the age of face transplants and facial reputation software program, to political activism, technological know-how and faith. Artists mentioned comprise Jeff Koons, Louise Bourgeois, Damien Hirst, George house, 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 through taking a look heavily at one key art from each one year.

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