Who’s Afraid of Contemporary Art?


An accessible and irreverent introduction to the art and art world of today, written by two curators at the heart of the contemporary art scene.


ISBN: 9780500292747 Category:

Kyung An, Jessica Cerasi


What am I looking at?
What makes it art?
And why does it matter?

Contemporary art can be pretty baffling, but Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi are on hand to bring you up to speed. This A to Z guide offers concise and pointed insights into today’s art scene, explaining what curators do, demystifying conceptual art and answering all the questions about
contemporary art you were too afraid to ask.

Who’s Afraid of Contemporary Art? is the perfect guide for when the next big thing leaves you completely stumped.

Additional information

Weight 408 g
Dimensions 15.3 x 20.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 April 2017
Number of pages 136
Format Hardback
Dimensions 15.3 x 20.1 cm
Weight 408 g

Kyung An is an Assistant Curator at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. She has a PhD in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

Jessica Cerasi is Exhibitions Manager at Carroll / Fletcher; she was Assistant Curator of the 20th Biennale of Sydney in 2016 and previously Curatorial Assistant at the Hayward Gallery, London.