Art in the Making (Hardcover)

Artists and Their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing

By Glenn Adamson, Julia Bryan-Wilson

Thames & Hudson, 9780500239339, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2016

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This wide-ranging exploration of different methods and media in art since the 1950s includes nine chapters that focus on individual processes of making: Painting, Woodworking, Building, Performing, Tooling Up, Cashing In, Fabricating, Digitizing, and Crowdsourcing. Detailed examples are interwoven with the discussion, including visuals that reveal the intricacies of techniques and materials. Artists featured include Ai Weiwei, Alice Aycock, Isa Genzken, Los Carpinteros, Paul Pfeiffer, Doris Salcedo, Santiago Sierra, and Rachel Whiteread.