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Presents an account of the contemporary art world, discussing themes and techniques in such genres as painting, sculpture, photography, digital, installation, and performance art,... Read more
Presents an account of the contemporary art world, discussing themes and techniques in such genres as painting, sculpture, photography, digital, installation, and performance art, and analyzing the work of some of the major artists in each field.
1. Face Time: Reinventing The Portrait * 2. You Are Here: Seeing Space in Contemporary Art * 3. The Seen And The Unseen: Death, God And Religion * 4. Streets And Struggles: Uprisings And Unrest * 5. Fleshed Out: The Body And Contemporary Art * 6. The Long Now: Time And History In Contemporary Art * 7. Event Horizons: Science And Contemporary Art * 8. Colours True And False: The New Abstract Art * 9. The Language Generation: Using Words In Art * 10. Timeline: The Key Detail
Kelly Grovier is a poet, historian and literary critic. He contributes regularly on art to the Times Literary Supplement, and wrote for the Observer from 2004 to 2008. Educated at the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the University of Oxford, he is co-founder of the international scholarly journal European Romantic Review.
An illustrated survey of the use of photography in contemporary art since the mid-1980s. It considers subjects such as narrative and storytelling in art photography, photographing the everyday and the insignificant, the use of photography in conceptual art, and the cool, detached, and objective aesthetic prevalent in art photography.
An expanded edition of this popular reference, which includes an updated timeline and bibliography. Archer's critical overview discusses the often bewildering diversity of styles, forms, media, techniques and agendas that proliferate in contemporary art, and examines the factor of globalization.
An examination of the major themes and accomplishments in African art since the middle of the 20th century. It seeks to achieve a balance between the critical re-examination of frequently-discussed artists, groups and workshops and the introduction of less-publicized or more recent material.
Exploring themes raised by digital artworks, such as viewer interaction, artificial life and intelligence, political and social activism, this book focuses at the impact of digital techniques and media on traditional forms of art such as printing, painting, photography and sculpture.
Featuring work across a range of media, from painting and sculpture to installation, video art and performance, this book examines the different roles played by the body in art, from being the subject of portraiture to becoming an active presence in live and participatory events.
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