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Painting today /

by Godfrey, Tony.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Phaidon, 2009Description: 448 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780714846316 (hbk.); 0714846317 (hbk.).Subject(s): Painting, Modern -- 20th century | Painting, Modern -- 21st centuryOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
The global scene -- Western traditions -- Neo-expressionism -- Photographic -- Pure abstraction -- Ambiguous abstraction -- The figure -- Painting space -- Landscape -- Death and life -- History painting -- Still life -- Installation painting -- The Leipzig school -- Post-feminism -- Painting tomorrow.
Summary: Painting Today is a comprehensive overview of the last 30 years of painting, presenting work by celebrated figures like Gerhard Richter and Neo Rauch alongside emerging artists like Jumaldi Alfi and Ingrid Calame. Photo-realism, landscape, still-life, portraiture, neo-expressionism, installation painting and the Leipzig school are just some of the areas of this thriving art medium explored by Tony Godfrey. Organized by themes, Painting Today showcases the broad range of styles, materials and methods that comprise contemporary painting. Insightful and accessible, Painting Today?s approach will appeal to scholars and newcomers to the subject alike. 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 | Painting Non-Representational 2.1 | Painting Non-Representational 2.2 | Painting Tonal Realism 2.1 & 2.2
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A worldwide survey of painting from the 1970's to the present.

Includes index.

The global scene -- Western traditions -- Neo-expressionism -- Photographic -- Pure abstraction -- Ambiguous abstraction -- The figure -- Painting space -- Landscape -- Death and life -- History painting -- Still life -- Installation painting -- The Leipzig school -- Post-feminism -- Painting tomorrow.

Painting Today is a comprehensive overview of the last 30 years of painting, presenting work by celebrated figures like Gerhard Richter and Neo Rauch alongside emerging artists like Jumaldi Alfi and Ingrid Calame. Photo-realism, landscape, still-life, portraiture, neo-expressionism, installation painting and the Leipzig school are just some of the areas of this thriving art medium explored by Tony Godfrey. Organized by themes, Painting Today showcases the broad range of styles, materials and methods that comprise contemporary painting. Insightful and accessible, Painting Today?s approach will appeal to scholars and newcomers to the subject alike.

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