The prestigious publishing house Phaidon Press establishes a new order of artistic cities. Forget New York , London and Paris , always in the same order . Art Cities of the Future 21st Century Avant- Gardes, the recent publication of Phaidon reveals cities to watch ” in the field of contemporary art world . Among the twelve most important cities are : Beirut , Bogotá , Cluj , Delhi, Istanbul, Johannesburg , Lagos, Sao Paulo , San Juan , Seoul, Singapore and Vancouver.
Art Cities of the Future : 21st Century Avant- Gardes, explores the artistic , cultural heritage and the contemporary feel of these 12 cities. Exactly 12 curators were given the task of selecting eight representative avant-garde artists in each city. Artists are in their established or emerging figures if working in different media ( traditional and nontraditional ) , but all share two qualities : a commitment to experimental art and a dedication to their local environment. Speaking to the more encompassing concerns, the editors selected the artists for them a unique sensitivity not found anywhere else appreciated .
Among the local artists who exalt San Juan include: Michael Linares, Melvin Martinez, Karlo Andrei Ibarra, Chemi Rosado Seijo – Jesus Bubu Negron, Tony Pabon Cruz , Radames ‘ Juni ‘ Figueroa and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz .
The effervescence of contemporary art on the island is palpable and indisputable caliber of artists. The duo Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla , who represented the United States in the 54th . edition of the renowned Venice Biennale as well as other artists have put their grain of sand , opening the way for the quality of the local Plastic recognition .
This book expands the awaited historical narrative, allowing us to imagine a future of aesthetic diversity and shared concerns in the common language of contemporary art.
Phaidon Press is one of the world’s leading publishers book publishing visual arts, architecture , art, photography and design. Your competitors are large publishers like Taschen , Rizzoli and Thames & Hudson . The company was founded in Vienna in 1923 by Bela Horowitz and Ludwig Goldscheider , with the ultimate goal of making high quality books at affordable prices. Their first titles were not art books but large format books on literature , art and history . The first art book in large format, with large sheets were first published in 1936 , with sheets of Van Gogh , Botticelli and French Impressionists
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