This compelling book chronicles 75 of the most influential
artists from the dawn of the 20th century to the present, and from
around the world. Each entry provides a fascinating insight into the
artist and his or her vision of what they were trying to do, while also
acknowledging the lasting effect of their work.
Arranged in a
broadly chronological order, the book gives a sense of the impact each
artist has had on the development of art practice over the last 100
years. Key dates in each artist’s career are clearly drawn out in the
Through a combination of lively text and
arresting visuals, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to
the artists whose vision has helped to shape the modern art world.