Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art - Pre-order now Phaidon Editors

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Now in paperback — the global survey of today's most important clay and ceramic artists, chosen by art-world professionals

Clay and ceramics have in recent years been elevated from craft to high art material, with the resulting artworks being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums around the world. Vitamin C celebrates the revival of clay as a material for contemporary visual artists, featuring a wide range of global talent as selected by the world’s leading curators, critics, and art professionals. Packed with illustrations, Vitamin C is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey — acclaimed as the first of its kind.

Artists include: Caroline Achaintre, Ai Weiwei, Aaron Angell, Edmund de Waal, Theaster Gates, Marisa Merz, Ron Nagle, Gabriel Orozco, Grayson Perry, Sterling Ruby, Thomas Schütte, Richard Slee, Jesse Wine, and Betty Woodman.

Nominators include: Pablo Leon de la Barra, Iwona Blazwick, Mary Ceruti, Dan Fox, Jens Hoffmann, Christine Macel, James Meyer, Jed Morse, Beatrix Ruf, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Nancy Spector, Sheena Wagstaff, and Jonathan Watkins.

Specifications:

  • Format: Paperback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 304 pp
  • Illustrations: 500 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838662936

Phaidon Editors are grounded in both academic and professional expertise in a diverse range of subjects including art, architecture, cookery, and design. Working with a broad and diverse panel of contributors from around the world, Phaidon Editors have created many of Phaidon's classic publications, including 30,000 Years of Art, The Fashion Book, The Gardener's Garden, and the Atlas of Brutalist Architecture.

Introductory essay by Clare Lilley, director of programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and curator of Frieze London Sculpture Park.

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