Jason Schmidt

Artists II



ISBN: 9783869306322 Category:

Christopher Bollen


Artists II is the second volume of Jason Schmidt’s ongoing photographic documentation of today’s most significant artists. From young to old creative forces, emerging to career- peaking, world-famous or as yet unknown, Schmidt’s images, captured over a period of twelve years, are an incisive look into the art world of today. Artists II depicts 166 artists, including John Baldessari, Ai Weiwei, Glenn Ligon and Cindy Sherman, in their studios or work environments, showing the practitioners in their most intimate moments-in the process of creation. A revealing text by each artist accompanies his or her portrait; some are literal descriptions of the encounter, others are poetic or enigmatic. Situated between portraiture and landscape, Schmidt’s photographs show art and artist in constant transformation, and form a comprehensive archive of contemporary artistic practice.

Additional information

Weight 2046 g
Dimensions 30.4 x 30.3 cm
Publisher name Steidl
Publication date 18 December 2015
Number of pages 180
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Alix Browne
Dimensions 30.4 x 30.3 cm
Weight 2046 g


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