Title: Vitamin P2
New perspectives in Painting
Extract from the Preface
" Phaidon's Vitamin series, which begun in 2002 with Vitamin P, includes some of the most popular and influential surveys of contemporary art this side of the new millennium. Each volume is an in - depth, up - to - the - minute overview of developments in a single artistic medium, including drawing (Vitamin D), photography (Vitamin Ph), sculpture and installation (Vitamin 3-D) and painting (Vitamin P and now P2). Compiled from the nominations of internationally renowned curators, critics and art historians, the results offer a through assessment of the best recent work in each medium.
Hailing from more than thirty countries, the 115 artists in Vitamin P2 represent the pinnacle of new international painting, their work encompassing a staggering diversity of styles, perspectives and subjects. Their figurative approaches range from the realist to the stylized and the surreal, and their abstract works cover the spectrum from geometric minimalism to gestural expressionism. Many artists bridge the figurative and the abstract divide, while others veer towards conceptual and interdisciplinary approach. "
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