Seen This Century
100 Contemporary New Zealand Artists
Price includes NZ wide delivery!
|Format: ||Paperback, 400 pages|
|Other Information: ||photographs|
|Published In: ||New Zealand, 17 April 2009|
In our recent history never have there been more artists, more dealer galleries or more auction houses. Art is the new commerce, collecting the new passion. Warwick Brown published 100 New Zealand Artists and Another 100 New Zealand Artists in the early 1990s to great acclaim and now he's back with a book that taps into the vigorous art market in a canny manner. Taking 100 artists who have come to prominence since 2000 (hence the word play of Seen This Century) he gives the collector an invaluable tool by highlighting who is on the rise, who will become the next big thing and whose work should be bought now before prices skyrocket. Carefully selected using a range of filters to come up with the 100, this chunky book has four pages on each artist (including a 450-word text and a generous sampling of their work) and is designed in an appealing, fresh, crisp, catalogue style.
20.8 x 16.1 x 2.9 centimetres (0.63 kg)|
15+ years |