An exhibition of some of America’s young, contemporary artists opens at London’s Barbican Gallery on 25 October and runs until 23 December. ‘The Americans. New Art’ features 30 New Yorkand Los Angeles-based artists who have emerged since the mid-1990s. The exhibition, branded by Joseph Burrin at Big Corporate Disco and curated by Mark Sladen, will feature 50 works ranging from installation, photography and video to painting and sculpture, by artists such as Tom Friedman, Tim Hawkinson and Fred Tomaselli. Pictured above, from left: Keith Edmier’s Beverley Edmier, 1967, 2001; Brian Calvin’s Fearless, 2000; and Rob Pruitt’s Panda and Bamboo, 2001. The exhibition will be accompanied by a full-colour book designed by Burrin and published by Booth-Clibborn Editions.
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