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Nature morte : contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition /

by Petry, Michael [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First paperback edition.Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780500292235 (paperback); 050029223X (paperback).Subject(s): Still life in art | Art, Modern | Still-life painting | Still-life painting | Art, Modern -- 21st century | Fruit in art | Still-life in art | Flowers in art | Death in art | Illustrated works | Illustrated works | Illustrated works
Contents:
Revisiting the still life -- Flora -- Food -- House & Home -- Fauna -- Death.
Summary: This visually stunning and timely book reveals how leading artists of the twenty- first century are reinvigorating the still life, a genre previously synonymous with the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Old Masters. Michael Petry's careful curation of this exciting revamp celebrates works by emerging and established artists alike, from all over the globe, including John Currin, Elmgreen & Dragset, Renata Hegyi, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Beatriz Milhazes, Gabriel Orozco, Elizabeth Peyton, Marc Quinn, Sam Taylor-Wood and Ai Weiwei. Short but compelling introductions begin each chapter and are followed by dramatic, visually led spreads that pair each work with a perceptive reading of its significance to the still-life tradition. List(s) this item appears in: Painting 1.1 | Painting 1.2 | Painting 3.1 | Painting 3.2 | Painting Life 2.1 | Painting Life 2.2
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First published: 2013.

Artists include: Peter Abrahams, Mats Adelman, Ai Weiwei, Theodora Allen, Maryam Amiryani, Carlos Amorales, Natasha Archdale, Sue Arrowsmith, Annie Attridge, Aziz + Cucher, Donald Baechler, Kim Baker, Conrad Bakker, Joan Bankemper, Barnaby Barford, Filippa Barkman, Berthold Bell, Emma Bennett, Ernst Billgren, Jan Kjetil Bjørheim, Maurizio Bongiovanni, George Boorujy, Elaine Bradford, Ian Breakwell, Robert Brinker, Persijn Broersen and Margit Lukács, Karin Broker, Per Christian Brown, Derek Buckner, Cai Guo-Qiang, Sophie Calle, Claudia Carr, Vija Celmins, Tony Charles, Peter Coffin, Mat Collishaw, Marcus Cope, Sharon Core, Anne-Françoise Couloumy, Michael Craig-Martin, Daniel Gustav Cramer, John Currin, Matthew Darbyshire, Nicky Deeley, Wim Delvoye, Jan De Vliegher, Jorge Diezma, John Dugdale, Cecilia Edefalk, David Edmond, Roberto Ekholm, Saara Ekström, Elmgreen & Dragset, Simon English, Paul Evans, Jan Fabre, Madeleine Farley, Tessa Farmer, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Daniel Firman, Mark Flores, Nick Fox, Nancy Fouts, Angela Freiberger, Adam Fuss, Anya Gallaccio, Ana Genovés, Ori Gersht, Robert Gober, Helena Goldwater, Rigoberto A. Gonzalez, Daniel Gordon, Cynthia Greig, Andrew Guenther, Martin Gustavsson, Sarah Elise Hall, David Halliday, Kana Harada, James Hart Dyke, Hugh Hayden, Jefferson Hayman, Paul Hazelton, Todd Hebert, Julie Heffernan, Renata Hegyi, Michael Hilsman, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Jim Hodges, Georgie Hopton, Paul Housley, Gary Hume, Patrick Jackson, Bill Jacobson, Alexander James, Darren Jones, Peter Jones, Kate Joyce, John Kaine, Reena Saini Kallat, Edward Kay, Annette Kelm, Rob Kesseler, Bharti Kher, Marta Klonowska, Klara Kristalova, Jone Kvie, David LaChapelle, Alana Lake, Elad Lassry, Charles LeDray, Matts Leiderstam, Laura Letinsky, Sherrie Levine, Tomáš Libertíny, Sarah Lucas, Caroline McCarthy, McDermott & McGough, Paul McDevitt, Ryan McLaughlin, Rodney McMillian, Janice McNab, Aidan McNeill, Janne Malmros, Livia Marin, Carol Marin-Pache, Kris Martin, Damien Meade, Shane Mecklenburger, Jan Merta, Beatriz Milhazes, Lisa Milroy, Pradeep L. Mishra, John Mitchell, Polly Morgan, Museum Clausum, Tolly Nason, Nobuhito Nishigawara, Carlos Noronha Feio, Dermot O'Brien, Gabriel Orozco, Bruno Pacheco, Guillaume Paris, Javier Pérez, Michael Petry, Elizabeth Peyton, Klaus Pichler, Philip Pirolo, Paola Pivi, Anja Priska, Ged Quinn, Marc Quinn, Michael Raedecker, Ben Reid, Victoria Reynolds, Eric Rhein, Bill Richards, Gerhard Richter, Jeroen de Rijke and Willem de Rooij, Ugo Rondinone, Maria Roosen, Brion Nuda Rosch, Alan Salisbury, Wilhelm Sasnal, Miho Sato, Rebecca Scott, Andro Semeiko, Susan Seubert, Shirana Shahbazi, Susan Silas, Taryn Simon, Jane Simpson, Jim Skull, Colin Smith, Matt Smith, Rob Smith, Jennifer Steinkamp, Richard Stone, Lisa Sweeney, Stephanie Syjuco, Philip Taaffe, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Jane Telford, Yuken Teruya, Pádraig Timoney, Cammie Toloui, Cy Twombly, Clare Twomey, Piotr Uklański, Maciej Urbanek, Joana Vasconcelos, Peter Vos, Karl de Vroomen, Mark Wallinger, Frank Webster, Mathew Weir, James White, Christopher Williams, Pharrell Williams, Kraig Wilson, Paul Wood, Thomas Woodruff, Cindy Wright, Craig Wylie, Yang Jiechang, Zhang Huan.

Includes bibliographical references (page 285) and index.

Revisiting the still life -- Flora -- Food -- House & Home -- Fauna -- Death.

This visually stunning and timely book reveals how leading artists of the twenty- first century are reinvigorating the still life, a genre previously synonymous with the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Old Masters. Michael Petry's careful curation of this exciting revamp celebrates works by emerging and established artists alike, from all over the globe, including John Currin, Elmgreen & Dragset, Renata Hegyi, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Beatriz Milhazes, Gabriel Orozco, Elizabeth Peyton, Marc Quinn, Sam Taylor-Wood and Ai Weiwei. Short but compelling introductions begin each chapter and are followed by dramatic, visually led spreads that pair each work with a perceptive reading of its significance to the still-life tradition.

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