Introduction by Simon Grant, followed by over 75 artists discussing their favourite works of art, among them: Frank Auerbach on Henri Matisse • Miroslaw Balka on Michelangelo • Vija Celmins on Philip Guston • George Condo on Rembrandt • Michael Craig-Martin on Marcel Duchamp • Gregory Crewdson on Edward Hopper • Thomas Demand on Paolo Uccello • Dr Lakra on Hieronymus Bosch • Marlene Dumas on Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres • Antony Gormley on Jacob Epstein • Thomas Hirschhorn on Andy Warhol • Candida Höfer on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe • Annette Messager on William Blake • Beatriz Milhazes on Hans Memling • Vik Muniz on Peter Paul Rubens • Jorge Pardo on Gustave Courbet • Cornelia Parker on Man Ray • Ed Ruscha on John Everett Millais • Hiroshi Sugimoto on Petrus Christus • Do Ho Suh on Kim Jeong-hui • Bill Viola on Giovanni Bellini • Mark Wallinger on Diego Velázquez • Franz West on Caravaggio • Rachel Whiteread on Pierro della Francesca • Zhang Huan on Leonardo da Vinci and more
About the Author
Simon Grant is a writer and art historian, and has been editor of Tate Etc. magazine since 2004.
Tomma Abts is a visual artist, who won the Turner Prize in 2006. She was born in Germany and currently lives and works in London, UK.
List of Contributors
Tomma Abts, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Allora & Calzadilla, Pawel Althamer, Eleanor Antin, Rasheed Araeen, Kader Attia, Frank Auerbach, John Baldessari, Miroslaw Balka, David Batchelor, John Bock, Daniel Buren, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Peter Campus, Spartacus Chetwynd, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, George Condo