The Contemporary Art Book

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Carlton Books, Sep 6, 2011 - Art - 256 pages
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This veritable Who's Who of contemporary art contains a generation-spanning roster of 200 of the world's most influential and talented artists, from acknowledged masters like Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, and Jasper Johns to younger stars like Matthew Barney, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin. Insightful biographies, with special focus on key works, and cross-referencing to linked artists, themes, and movements, make this the essential insider's guide to the international art scene. 

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About the author (2011)

Formerly assistant curator at Barbican Art Gallery, Charlotte Bonham-Carter is now assistant curator at the ICA, London, and editor of ROLAND, the gallery's visual arts program magazine. She writes for Flash Art, Contemporary and Art Press, and was a contributor to The Portrait Now (National Portrait Gallery).
David Hodge is a writer and researcher with a specialized interest in the relationship between art and politics.

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