The Effervescence of Painting in Contemporary Art

Jean-François Prat Prize (bilingual English-French edition)

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A spectacular overview of international contemporary art, presenting more than 200 paintings from thirty preeminent artists who have received the prestigious Jean-François Prat prize.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from May 2022.

ISBN: 9782080272232 Category:

Anaël Pigeat

Description

This richly illustrated volume devoted to contemporary painting is a testament to the immemorial artistic practice that reaches far beyond its traditional definitions. With editorial direction by Anaël Pigeat, this bilingual book presents the work of thirty artists selected for the tenth anniversary of the Jean-François Prat prize. They include Farah Atassi, Janis Avotins, Zander Blom, Guillaume Bresson, Sol Calero, Nicolas Chardon, Mathieu Cherkit, Jean Claracq, Philippe Decrauzat, Stelios Faitakis, Jonathan Gardner, Miryan Haddad, Kei Imazu, Alexandre Lenoir, Turiya Magadlela, Maude Maris, Landon Metz, Anne Neukamp, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Gavin Perry, Li Qing, Raphaelle Ricol, Nicolas Roggy, Chloë Saï Breil-Dupont, Matt Saunders, Avery Singer, SoiL Thornton, Patricia Treib, Rezi van Lankveld, and Lesley Vance.

Chloë Saï Breil-Dupont, Matt Saunders, Avery Singer, SoiL Thornton, Patricia Treib, Rezi van Lankveld, and Lesley Vance. Grouped thematically, paintings by the laureates span subjects from revealed images to subjacent photography, and from abstraction to social engagement. Including 240 reproductions, this volume provides a broad overview of international contemporary painting.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 20.5 x 25 cm
Publisher name Flammarion S.A.
Publication date 3 May 2022
Number of pages 288
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Frédéric Brière
Dimensions 20.5 x 25 cm
Weight 300 g

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Annaël Pigaeat is an art critic, editor-in-chief of the review artpress, documentary producer for France-Culture, and former critic for the radio program La Dispute.

Mark Godfrey is an expert in British art history, as well as a critic and curator. He is former senior curator of international art for the Tate Modern.

Frédéric Brière is executive director of the Bredin Prat Foundation.

Cristiano Raimondi is artistic director of the Prix International d'Art Contemporain.