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Nigel Cooke (Paperback) (Darian Leader & Tony Godfrey & Marie Darrieussecq)

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An in-depth look at the work and career of this fascinating artist, who is having a profound impact on contemporary painting

Nigel Cooke is known for his complex paintings, which thematically explore the meeting point between creative labour, consciousness, art history, consumer culture, and nature. Primarily centred on meticulously painted, large-scale urban landscapes, which he calls 'hybrid theatrical spaces', Cooke's work employs disparate styles, often integrating trompe l'oeil miniature rocks and trees with backdrops of graffiti-marked buildings, to create scenes conveying obscure and macabre narratives. This survey of Cooke’s career to date explores the artist's style, approach, and impact on contemporary art and includes his very latest works, completed shortly before publication.

Number of Pages: 158
Genre: Art
Series Title: Contemporary Artists
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Phaidon Inc Ltd
Author: Darian Leader & Tony Godfrey & Marie Darrieussecq
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2016
TCIN: 51500614
UPC: 9780714870915
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-0033
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