Art works: British and German contemporary art 1960-2000

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Merrell Publishers, 2001 - Art - 348 pages
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Over the last forty years, the work produced by British and German artists, from Gerhard Richter and David Hockney to Damien Hirst, has defined the Zeitgeist with unprecedented variety and originality of expression. Art Works offers a unique, fully illustrated survey of contemporary works by such influential British and German artists as Francis Bacon, Anish Kapoor, Anthony Caro, Rachel Whiteread, Georg Baselitz, and Frank Auerbach. Drawn from one of the most comprehensive collections of contemporary art, these works have remained unseen in America until now. Specially commissioned artists' statements and a historical overview offer an intriguing insight into the art of today.

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Despite the inclusion of well over 50 German artists in Art Works and three dozen in German Open, there is no overlap here. This reflects the origins of the two books Art Works shows off the Deutsche ... Read full review


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