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Modern Contemporary: Art at MoMA Since 1980
by Kirk Varnedoe
Publisher's Description
Modern Contemporary
Art at MoMA Since 1980

Edited by Kirk Varnedoe, Paola Antonelli, and Joshua Siegel.

In a lively panorama 0f stimulating juxtapositions, sequences, and cross references,
Modern Contemporary provides a cornucopia of more than 550 works of key contemporary art. Thought-provoking spreads pair Matthew Barney, Kara Walker, and Jia Zhang Ke; Gabriel Orozco, Chris Ofili, and Jeanne Dunning; Rineke Dijkstra and Philippe Starck; Jenny Holzer and Robert Gober; and David Wojnarowicz and Bruce Nauman to name a few.The first publication to address the extensive holdings of contemporary art in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Modern Contemporary covers an international spectrum of art in a variety of mediums, all made within the final two decades of the 20th century. Organized chronologically and encompassing a prime selection of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, drawings, design, prints, film, and video, this rich and varied array 0f art from 1980 until now offers a virtual compendium of the visual culture of our own time.
ISBN: 0870704079
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Paperback : 560 pages
Language: English
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