Understand Contemporary Art is a comprehensive guide to the art scene - how it has developed, the key personalities, influences and works.
Whether you love or loathe it, contemporary art is bound to trigger a reaction. Understand Contemporary Art delves deep into the art scene, exploring different forms including painting, sculpture, installation and video art. The key personalities, galleries and themes are discussed in detail as well as controversial competitions like the Turner Prize. Whether you are studying for a course of just want to be able to develop your own informed opinions on contemporary art, this straightforward guide will give you what you need.