Vitamin P: new perspectives in painting

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Phaidon, 2002 - Art - 351 pages
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With a concept similar to "cream", this text is an image-heavy book offeringn overview of the state of painting today, and documents the most recentoncerns and ideas among contemporary painters. In the wake of media such asnstallation, video, performance and digital art, the traditional medium ofainting has enjoyed a renaissance among a recent generation of artists.longside the ever-growing reputation of significant living painters such aserhard Richter, Agnes Martin and Peter Halley, many younger artists havehosen painting over any other medium, and are exploring new means to broadenhe traditional field of "oil on canvas". It is this younger generation (whomerged in the 1990s) that "Vitamin P" aims to represent in an A-Z survey of14 of its leading, international practitioners, with each artist illustratedy numerous examples of his or her works, accompanied by a short explanatoryext.;Often moving beyond the most traditional image associated with thisedium, This survey hopes to illustrate the richness, eclecticism, dynamismnd contemporaneity of the practice of painting today.

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some nice artwork, difficult typography. - Goodreads
Great selection of contemporaries. - Goodreads
Definitely one of my favorite reference books. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Zachary Lytle - Goodreads

Was interesting for about 6 months. Will never have any interest to anyone again. So, it was fun to own - if you didn't have to pay for it. Read full review

Review: Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting

User Review  - Lucie - Goodreads

I own this great and pretty heavy book that´s ideal for artists or just people who want to know the current ´trends´ in art. Definately good to find out some new and unkown names in the area! :) Read full review

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