This special two-volume edition features 100 of the most exciting artists from TASCHEN's seminal Art at the Turn of the Millennium and the renowned Art Now! series - gathered in a comprehensive survey of contemporary art at the start of the 21st century. The selection includes a wide variety of works by pioneering artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marlene Dumas, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Charles Ray, Cindy Sherman, and Christopher Wool - alongside a younger generation including Glenn Brown, Natalie Djurberg, Tom Friedman, Mark Grotjahn and Terence Koh.
Featured artists include:Franz Ackermann, Ai Wei Wei, Doug Aitken, Darren Almond, Francis Alys, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cosima von Bonin, Monica Bonvicini, Glenn Brown, André Butzer, Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, John Currin, Thomas Demand, Nathalie Djurberg, Peter Doig, Elmgreen & Dragset, Tracey Emin, Urs Fischer, Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Günther Förg, Tom Friedman, Ellen Gallagher, Nan Goldin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Douglas Gordon, Mark Grotjahn, Subodh Gupta, Andreas Gursky, Keith Haring, Mona Hatoum, Thomas Hirschhorn, Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Anish Kapoor, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Terence Koh, Jeff Koons, Barbara Kruger, Sarah Lucas, Vera Lutter, Marepe, Paul McCarthy, Jonathan Meese, Beatriz Milhazes, Sarah Morris, Takashi Murakami, Wangechi Mutu, Yoshitomo Nara, Shirin Neshat, Ernesto Neto, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Albert Oehlen, Chris Ofili, Gabriel Orozco, Jorge Pardo, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Phillips, Richard Prince, Neo Rauch, Charles Ray, Tobias Rehberger, Daniel Richter, Pipilotti Rist, Cindy Sherman, Santiago Sierra, Rudolf Stingel, Thomas Struth, Mickalene Thomas, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rosemarie Trockel, Luc Tuymans, Piotr Uklanski, Francesco Vezzoli, Kara Walker, Jeff Wall, Rebecca Warren, Rachel Whiteread, Kehinde Wiley, Christopher Wool and Erwin Wurm.
"Pretty well compulsory reading for anyone who hopes to keep up with all that is newest and grooviest in the contemporary art world." The Independent, London
"Prestigious publishing house TASCHEN has turned up 100 of today's most exciting artists in a riveting exploration of their works and preoccupations, with controversial British artists Tracy Emin and Damien Hirst featuring alongside a host of other big 21st-century names. Be moved, delighted and provoked by the soon-to-be-iconic images in this two-volume special edition - just be warned that if you fall too much in love with the artworks, you might find yourself investing in more than just this book." Home Beautiful, London
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Hardcover, 2 vols - 24 x 30.5cms 696 pages