’I have the proud feeling that this is indeed a compact library of painting in our time, something that will stand as a record of this period.’
Barry Schwabsky, Series Editor
The Contemporary Painters Series is a curated series of accessible, authoritative and highly illustrated monographs on the world's leading living painters, which locates painting as a vibrant and vital part of contemporary art.
The series is edited by American art critic Barry Schwabsky, supported by an international advisory board with a specialist interest in contemporary painting. It aims to redefine 'painting' in the contemporary context as work which is done within the conventions and history of painting, but which may incorporate other materials or techniques.
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International Series Advisory Board:
Paco Barragán, independent curator and arts writer and Contributing Editor of ARTPULSE Tony Godfrey, freelance writer and curator based in the Philippines David Pagel, Los Angeles-based art critic, curator and writer Ida Panicelli, former Editor-in-Chief of Artforum Simon Rees, Director of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, New Zealand Beatrix Ruf, former Director of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Philip Tinari, Director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing Gilda Williams, art critic, writer, lecturer and London correspondent for Artforum John Yau, poet, art critic and curator