"Recommended?nearly eye-bogglingly global view of the medium in all styles."
–Roberta Smith, The New York Times
"Impeccably curated and exhaustively annotated?Painting Today is another Phaidon tour de force of scholarship and sumptuous pictorialism. Powerful and eye-dazzling."
–National Public Radio
About the Author
is Director of Research at Sotheby?s Institute of Art. He studied at Leeds University and has taught in various art schools in England. He has worked at Sotheby?s Institute since 1989, and since 2006 he has also been a Professor of Fine Art at Plymouth University. An expert in the field of contemporary art, his publications include The New Image: Painting in the Eighties
(1986), Drawing Today
(1990), and Conceptual Art
(1998, also published by Phaidon).