Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side : The masterpiece of the Carmignac collection revealed

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An exquisite volume devoted to a distinguished masterpieces from the Carmignac collection. This book presents the Carmignac collection which boasts around 250 works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries. A unique and emblematic overview of modern and contemporary art, the collection includes major oeuvres by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Gerhard Richter, as well as works of emerging artists. Guided by his instincts, Edouard Carmignac leaves his personal mark on this eclectic collection. Through detailed analyses, this book presents itself as an open conversation on contemporary creation. The expertise brought forth by renowned authors brings to life these masterpieces and unveils this unique collection. Organized by theme, the artworks listed in this volume act as a window into our modern world. This reference book is perfect for collectors and artists alike, but equally for contemporary art lovers and future visitors of the Carmignac Foundation. The Carmignac Foundation will soon be established on the breathtaking island of Porquerolles, at the heart of the secluded national park of Port-Cros in the South of France.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 240 x 280 x 22mm | 566.99g
  • SKIRA
  • Milan, Italy
  • English
  • 250 colour illustrations
  • 8857230287
  • 9788857230283

About Germano Celant

After leading the Palais de Tokyo, Nicolas Bourriaud became head of the Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts de Paris from 2011 to 2015. Luc Ferry is a writer, former professor of philosophy, and Minister for Youth, National Education and Research. Germano Celant is an art critic and curator. He is the artistic director of the Fondazione Prada in Milan. Alejandro Jodorowski is a film director. Camille Morineau is a curator for the Reunion des musees nationaux. Catherine Millet is an art critic, curator and writer. She is also the founder and editor of the magazine Art Press. David Cronenberg is a film director, scriptwriter and writer.show more