100 artists who epitomize the contemporary art scene.
Key figures on the avant-garde horizon.
This title is Taschen 25 - Special edition! This is a comprehensive compendium of contemporary art at the beginning of the 21st century. This special two-volume edition compiles the 100 most exciting artists from the seminal Taschen title "Art at the Turn of the Millenium" as well as the renowned "Art Now" series, condensing them to a comprehensive compendium of contemporary art at the beginning of the 21st century.
Our selection features a wide variety of works by pioneering artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marlene Dumas, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Charles Ray, Cindy Sherman, and Christopher Wool alongside outstanding artists of a younger generation like Glenn Brown, Natalie Djurberg, Tom Friedman, Mark Grotjahn, or Terence Koh.
Featured artists include:
Franz Ackermann, Ai Wei Wei, Doug Aitken, Darren Almond, Francis Alys, Banksy, Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cosima von Bonin, Monica Bonvicini, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, André Butzer, Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, George Condo, John Currin, Thomas Demand, Rineke Dijkstra, Nathalie Djurberg, Peter Doig, Marlene Dumas, Olafur Eliasson, Elmgreen & Dragset, Tracey Emin, Urs Fischer, Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Günther Förg, Walton Ford, Tom Friedman, Ellen Gallagher, Robert Gober, 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, Won Ju Lim, Sarah Lucas, Vera Lutter, Marepe, Paul McCarthy, Jonathan Meese, Beatriz Milhazes, Mariko Mori, Sarah Morris, Takashi Murakami, Wangechi Mutu, Yoshitomo Nara, Shirin Neshat, Ernesto Neto, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Albert Oehlen, Chris Ofili, Gabriel Orozco, Tony Oursler, Jorge Pardo, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Phillips, Richard Prince, Neo Rauch, Charles Ray, Tobias Rehberger, Jason Rhoades, Daniel Richter, Pipilotti Rist, Raqib Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Santiago Sierra, Rudolf Stingel, Thomas Struth, Philip Taaffe, Mickalene Thomas, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rosemarie Trockel, Luc Tuymans, Piotr Uklański, Francesco Vezzoli, Kara Walker, Jeff Wall, Rebecca Warren, Franz West, Rachel Whiteread, Kehinde Wiley, Christopher Wool and Erwin Wurm.
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Comments about Taschen : 100 Contemporary Artists:
Typical of the Taschen quality, this collection has wonderful photographic plates, comment and range of the art discipline.
An excellent balance between the realistic and the bizarre, I love it.
Number Of Pages: 696
Published: 25th October 2009
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 32.3 x 25.6 x 8.0
Weight (kg): 5.39