Art’s dynamism accelerated across the 20th century, so much so that innovation was moving at a record pace by the closing decades of the century. Art Since 1989 channels that innovation with an in-depth review of the trends and techniques that became popular from the close of the 1980s to the present. Featuring the work of more than 200 artists, ranging from Cindy Sherman to Ai Weiwei, this concise survey reveals evolutions in artistic expression and how these changes were responding to – or reacting against – greater cultural concerns.
Complementing Art Since 1989's 254 iconic illustrations are the insights of author Kelly Grovier, a seasoned arts writer who contributes frequently to various English newspapers. He is also author of 100 Works of Art that Will Define Our Age (2016), which was received with rave reviews.