A comprehensive A-Z of today’s best contemporary art
Published by Phaidon, The 21st Century Art Book celebrates the contemporary visual arts of today, the prolific output of its creators since 2000 and their varying techniques and approaches.
The A-Z book introduces over 280 artists, each with a full-page artwork and accompanying text to explain the work and its creator. Artists include Charles Avery, Dexter Dalwood, Tracey Emin, Roger Hiorns, Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer and Yinka Shonibare MBE – all of whom are represented on Artimage.
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The 21st Century Art Book is out now and can be purchased from a range of retailers as well as through Phaidon’s online store.
DACS worked with Phaidon to license images through Artimage, as well as license the copyright for artists including Marina Abramović, Louise Bourgeois and Richard Serra. The licence fees go back towards supporting the artists and their practice.
Browse related artists and their works
Untitled (Design for Jadindagadendar), 2014, Charles Avery:
Skunk Hour, 2011, Dexter Dalwood:
Hate and power can be a terrible thing, 2004, Tracey Emin:
Seizure, 2008, Roger Hiorns:
For the Love of God, 2007, Damien Hirst:
MONUMENT, 2008, Jenny Holzer:
Last Supper (after Leonardo), 2013, Yinka Shonibare MBE:
Browse related image collections:
Image credits from top: The 21st Century Art Book (Phaidon, 2014), Photo: DACS; Untitled (Design for Jadindagadendar), 2014 (detail) © Charles Avery, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014; Skunk Hour, 2011 © Dexter Dalwood, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014, Photo: Dave Morgan; Hate and power can be a terrible thing, 2004 © Tracey Emin, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014, Courtesy White Cube, Photo: Stephen White; Seizure, 2008, An Artangel / Jerwood Commission, Harper Road, London © Roger Hiorns, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014, Photography by Marcus Leith, Courtesy Corvi-Mora, London; For the Love of God, 2007 © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014, Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd; MONUMENT, 2008 (Installation view, ENDGAME, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, 2012. Text: U.S. government documents) © Jenny Holzer. ARS, NY and DACS, London 2014, Photo: Jens Ziehe; Last Supper (after Leonardo), 2013 (detail) © Yinka Shonibare MBE, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014, Courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.