Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to be Understood
Hugely popular contemporary artist, Grayson Perry is a fully paid-up member of the art establishment, yet he wants to show that any of us can appreciate art (after all, there is a reason he's called this book Playing to the Gallery and not 'Sucking up to an Academic Elite'). Based on his hugely popular BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures and full of pictures, this funny, personal journey through the art world answers the basic questions that might occur to us in an art gallery but seem too embarrassing to ask.
Illustrated by the artist, this charming book features cartoons, diagrams and plenty of good humour.20.5cm x 13.2cm
Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect with Everything
Tatsuo Miyajima is one of Japan’s leading contemporary artists, known for his immersive and technologically-driven sculptures and installations. Central to his practice are numerical counters that count from 1 to...
Michael Armitage: The Promised Land
Born in Nairobi, 1984, Michael Armitage is one of Kenya’s most exciting young artists. His lush, often large-scale paintings merge the traditions of European modernism with the subjects and materials...
Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean
Over the past 30 years, Pipilotti Rist (b.1962) has achieved international acclaim as one of the pioneers of experimental video art and multimedia installations. Incorporating video and sculpture, her dazzling...