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A crucial text for anyone with a interest in contemporary art
Has the oldest artistic medium also proven to be the best form of contemporary expression? The gestures we recognise in prehistoric cave paintings aren’t so very different from the ones we can all see in Vitamin D3: Today’s Best in Contemporary Drawing. This new title, the latest in Phaidon’s vital Vitamin series of contemporary art books, is an indispensable survey of contemporary drawing, chosen by the world’s leading art experts.
Vitamin D3’s nominators include world-famous curators such as Thelma Golden and Hans Ulrich Obrist; stars of the art press, such as Louisa Buck and Martin Herbert; and key figures within the book’s chosen medium, such as the Drawing Room’s Kate Macfarlane, and the Drawing Center’s director, Laura Hoptman.
Each entry features a selection of representative works, as well as succinct biographical information and insightful analysis from noted arts writers; there’s also a detailed index, contents page, and overview of the nomination panel.