No.1 : First Works by 362 Artists

Author(s): Francesca Richer & Matthew Rosenzweig (eds.)

Fine Art

This inspirational book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in art and the process of discovery and creation. No. 1: First Works of 362 Artists showcases âÂÂfirstâ works by a raft of the worldâÂÂs greatest contemporary artists and art photographers. The artists were asked to submit what they considered their âÂÂfirstâ work of art â not the first piece they ever created, but their first âÂÂdefiningâ one, the one that set their style and clearly signposted their artistic direction. Their submissions, along with artistsâ statements, make up this fascinating look at the process of art-making. Includes works by: Vito Acconci, Robert Adams, Frank Auerbach, John Baldessari, Matthew Barney, Georg Baselitz, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Vanessa Beecroft, Louise Bourgeois, Sophie Calle, Judy Chicago, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, Michel Comte, Corinne Day, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca di Corcia, Gregory Crewdson, William Eggleston, Inka Essenhigh, Larry Fink, Eric Fischl, Lee Friedlander, Anna Gaskell, Ralph Gibson, Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, Richard Hamilton, Howard Hodgkin, Jenny Holzer, Anish Kapoor, Alex Katz, Anselm Kiefer, R. B. Kitaj, Sol LeWitt, Damian Loeb, Richard Long, Paul McCarthy, Barry McGee, Duane Michals, Mariko Mori, Vik Muniz, Yoshimoto Nara, Cornelia Parker, Martin Parr, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Peyton, Pierre et Gilles, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, Marc Quinn, Robert Rauschenberg, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Pipilotti Rist, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Kenny Scharf, Sean Scully, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, Kiki Smith, Doug and Mike Starn, Joel Sternfeld, Thomas Struth, Larry Sultan, Jürgen Teller, Wolfgang Tillmans, Keith Tyson, Gus Van Sant, Bill Viola, Gillian Wearing and many, many more.

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Francesca Richer has art directed Gotham, Tricycle and Interview magazines, and has designed many acclaimed art and photography books for Umbrage, powerHouse and Aperture. Matthew Rosenzweig, a photo and art director, has worked for Interview, Out, Gotham, Manhattan File and Jalouse USA magazines.

General Fields

  • : 9780500512678
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : 1.46
  • : May 2006
  • : 235mm X 197mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Francesca Richer & Matthew Rosenzweig (eds.)
  • : Hardback
  • : 709.04
  • : 424
  • : 500 illustrations, 368 in colour