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British Artists at Work

Cruz, Gemma De and Amanda Eliasch

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ISBN 10: 2843235057 / ISBN 13: 9782843235054
Published by Assouline, New York, 2003
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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296 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Large softcover bound in clear acrylic covers with metal clasps. Record # 404928. Bookseller Inventory # 404928

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Title: British Artists at Work

Publisher: Assouline, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: 1st Edition

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"Ever since the historic exhibit Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection in 1999, London has assumed a pivotal place in contemporary art." Offering unique insight into the world of contemporary art, British Artists at Work looks at four generations of artists, from the established to the newly emerging. Photographs of each of the artists, taken by Amanda Eliasch during 2002 in the artists' studios, are set alongside examples of their work. The text by Gemma de Cruz provides a brief overview of who the artists are, what they do and how their work and ideas fit into the art world at this time. This book draws attention to a particular selection of artists who together form a strong idea of what is happening now in contemporary art in London, featuring artists who are influential alongside those they have influenced. Here is an exciting and revealing behind-the-scenes look at the spaces in which these artists work, with full-page reproductions of their artworks in progress.

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Gemma de Cruz is a regular contributor to British and International art magazines and editor of the Habitat Artclub magazine. She has written catalogue essays for The ICA and The Saatchi Gallery in London. She also has curated a number of exhibitions of new art; Amanda Eliasch is a highly respected photographer who exhibits her work in London galleries such as Proud Galleries, where her latest collection, "Peep," received rave reviews; Franca Sozzani is the editor in chief of Italian Vogue, as well as the editorial director of publications for Conde Nast Italy. She is the author of several books on fashion and art.

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