Apocalypse: beauty and horror in contemporary art
Royal Academy of Arts, 2000 - Art - 251 pages
Apocalypse accompanies one of the most exciting art events of the year. Concentrating on themes inspired by the coming of the 21st century, this internationally significant exhibition -- the successor to the controversial "Sensation" exhibition shown at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York -- will include installations, paintings, sculptures, and videos, many specially created for the exhibition by 15 internationally renowned and controversial artists whose identities are a closely guarded secret.For the catalogue, the talented young photographer Norbert Schoerner has photographed the artists at work in their studios. Norman Rosenthal, exhibitions secretary at the Royal Academy and curator of the exhibition, contributes an introduction explaining his personal vision of the arts at this turning point in history. Thought-provoking and authoritative essays on each artist have been provided by leading art writers. Sure to attract international attention, Apocalypse is an essential purchase for anyone interested in contemporary art.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
THE LIKES OF RICHARD PRINCE
POSSIBILITIES AND UNCERTAINTIES
4 other sections not shown
2OOO Photographs aaaaaa aaaaaa aaaaaa Almond ANGUS FAIRHURST animals Antwerp Apocalypse artists Barbara Gladstone Gallery beauty body canvas Private collection Charitable Trust Charlotte Salomon CHRIS CUNNINGHAM cm Collection cm Courtesy Sadie cm Oil cm Private collection colour contemporary art Courtesy Maureen Paley/lnterim Courtesy Sadie Coles Courtesy Zeno culture DARREN ALMOND David film Foundation glass GREGOR SCHNEIOER horror images imagination installation JAKE ANO OINOS JEFF KOONS John joke Kelley's Koons's Lady landscape light London look LUC TUYMANS magazine Manko MARIKO MORI Maureen Paley/lnterim Art MAURIZIO CATTELAN MIKE KELLEY Mori's Museum Noble and Webster Norbert Schoerner OARREN ALMONO OETAIL Oil on canvas OINOS CHAPMAN painting Photo Photographs by Norbert print Courtesy Maureen remain anonymous RHEYOT Richard Prince robot Saatchi Sadie Coles HQ Schneider Schoerner sculptures space still-life studio Summer Exhibition things Tillmans's toys Tuymans's viewer visual WOLFGANG TILLMANS York Young British Artists Zeno X Gallery