Description - The Artist Project by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"The Artist Project is the latest step among The Met's recent strides to better integrate contemporary art into its historical pantheon." -Art NewsArtists have long been stimulated and motivated by the work of those who came before them - sometimes, centuries before them. Interviews with 120 international contemporary artists discussing works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection that spark their imagination shed new light on art-making, museums, and the creative process. Images of the artworks appear alongside images of the contemporary artists' work, allowing readers to discover a rich web of visual connections that spans cultures and millennia.
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(305mm x 238mm x 32mm)
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Author Biography - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Thomas P. Campbell is the former director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Christopher Noey provides the introduction and was series director of The Artist Project web feature and is currently Senior Advisor in the Office of the Director at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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