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Title 21st century portraits / foreword by Andrew Graham-Dixon ; introduction by Sandy Nairne and Sarah Howgate ; texts and captions by Jo Higgins
Published London : National Portrait Gallery, 2013

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Description 239 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Observational portraits: Tomoaki Suzuki ; David Chancellor ; Douglas Gordon ; Rineke Dijkstra ; Bettina von Zwehl ; Richard Learoyd ; Craig Wylie -- Self-portraits: Gavin Turk ; Samuel Fosso ; Tim Noble and Sue Webster ; Michael Landy ; Sophie Calle ; Gillian Wearing -- Commissioned and celebrity portraits: Pierre Bismuth ; Dawn Mellor ; Candice Breitz ; Juergen Teller ; Steven Klein ; Tacita Dean ; Annie Leibovitz ; Julian Opie ; Thomas Struth -- Social portraits: Shadi Ghadirian ; Ben Quilty ; Tracey Moffat ; Marlene Dumas ; Antony Gormley ; Adrian Ghenie ; Christian Boltanski ; Grayson Perry -- Geopolitics and national identity: Glenn Ligon ; Daniel Boyd ; Hew Locke ; Kutluğ Ataman ; Francis Alÿs ; Shirin Neshat ; Oscar Muñoz ; Steve McQueen -- The body: Jenny Saville ; Lucian Freud ; Sam Taylor-Wood ; Marina Ambramović ; Zhang Huan ; Marc Quinn -- Re-invented portraits: Boo Ritson ; Milena Dragicevic ; Gerhard Richter ; Hendrik Kerstens ; Glenn Brown ; Chantel Joffe
Summary With over 150 illustrations from fifty artists, '21st Century Portraits' explores new developments in the representation of the human form and face as well as the continuing appeal of commissioned portraiture. The selection of portraits features cutting-edge new work from the international art community, and reflects an increasing interest in identity worldwide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-235) and index
Subject Portraits -- 21st century.
Portrait painting -- 21st century.
Portrait photography.
Portrait sculpture.
Author Nairne, Sandy, author
Howgate, Sarah.
Graham-Dixon, Andrew.
Higgins, Jo Fredell.
National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain), publisher
ISBN 9781855144163 (hbk.)
1855144166 (hbk.)
Other Titles Twenty-first century portraits
21st-century portraits