Vitamin D : New Perspectives in Drawing Hardback
Drawing has recently experienced a renewal of importance in the art world; in fact, it has rarely been as widely represented in the biennials, art fairs, and exhibitions as it is now.
Similar in concept, scope and structure to Phaidon's successful volume Vitamin P, Vitamin D presents, in A to Z order, the work of 109 artists who have emerged internationally since 1990 using the medium of drawing.
Whether representational or abstract, small or large in scale, using only one line or rich in colors and pattern, drawings have a highly descriptive and meticulously detailed quality that is being explored by an increasing number of contemporary artists.
Extending beyond the traditional image associated with this medium, Vitamin D hopes to illustrate the complexity, variety, and relevance of the practice of drawing today.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations (some col.)
- Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/11/2005
- Category: History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780714845456
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Review by mojacobs
A beautiful book about contemporary drawing, with at least one double page per artist. Very varied, very informative and inspiring as well. Love it.”mjacobs wrote this review Friday, July 13, 2007.