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Is there any aspect of modern life left untouched by the unforgiving spotlight of fame? Here is a selection of titles that represents the dazzling, and sometimes dubious, crossover between art and celebrity in the age of both mechanical and digital reproduction. As Andy Warhol once said: 'Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.'
Hans-Ulrich Obrist; Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. This title...
Gilbert & George's art is for everyone - in their own words, an 'art for all'. Their sculptures, photographic works, drawings and photographic pieces address fundamental human issues and concerns:...
The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos...
Widely regarded as the best British painter since Turner, very little is known about Francis Bacon's life. This book gives us an insight into Bacon's genius.
Norman Rosenthal; Richard Stone
A collection of work by radical artists in Britain. Essays analyse the British art scene from the late 1980s to the present day, assessing the critical reaction of the work...
Born and brought up near Mexico City during the Mexican Revolution, painter, Frida Kahlo suffered a devastating accident aged eighteen, which left her crippled and unable to bear children. This...
Matthew Collings; Karen Wright; Ian...
Providing an analysis of the "young British artists", this work explores the reasons for its popularity and the work of its leading exponents: Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Jake and Dinos...
Stephen Snoddy; Paul Wombell; Deborah...
Alison Jackson goes behind the headlines with a hilarious collection of the year's best stories
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Billy's first novel is a cult classic and his definitive work a creative confession, fourteen years in the writing. This is a semi- autobiographical account of Billy's childhood, growing up...
Grayson Perry; Wendy Jones
Fantasy took over his life, in a world of battles ruled by his teddy bear, Alan Measles. Here, he tells his own story. Early childhood in Chelmsford, Essex is a...
Jeff Atman, a journalist, is in Venice to cover the opening of the Biennale. He's expecting to see a load of art, go to a lot of parties and drink...
The intimate memoirs of one of the most acclaimed and controversial artists of her generation