10 Years 100 Artists: Art in a Democratic South Africa
Struik, 2004 - Art - 447 pages
Ten Years, 100 Artists provides a multifaceted view of contemporary South African art in 2004 - 10 years after the country's first democratic elections. A beautiful and substantial coffee-table book, it showcases the work of 100 top artists, ranging from emerging talents to those who have already received international acclaim for their work, as chosen by 15 leading South African critics and curators. The book is rich in images of the artists' recent works, and includes texts on each artist. The book also features serious discussion by the 15 curators about the "state of the art - today, as informed by and shaped during the past 10 years of South Africa's emergence into the global art arena - represented in a timeline of the most significant exhibitions of this period.
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This book celebrates South Africa's first decade of democracy by highlighting 100 contemporary artists selected by 15 writers and curators who also contribute artist introductions and commentary. The ... Read full review
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