Prime: Art’s Next Generation
The most exciting rising stars in contemporary art – who’s who and what’s next – featuring 107 artists born since 1980, as chosen by a new generation of art experts and leaders
This stunningly illustrated survey brings together more than 100 of the most innovative and interesting contemporary artists working across all media and spanning the globe. These are tomorrow’s art superstars as chosen by the future leaders of the art world: the curators, writers, and academics with their fingers on the pulse of contemporary art and culture.
Artists featured include: Lawrence Abu Hamdan; Farah Al Qasimi; Korakrit Arunanondchai; Firelei Báez; Meriem Bennani; Amoako Boafo; Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley; Jordan Casteel; Jesse Darling; Jadé Fadojutimi; Louis Fratino; Lauren Halsey; Kudzanai-Violet Hwami; Joy Labinjo; Lina Lapelyte; Carolyn Lazard; Ad Minoliti; Tyler Mitchell; Toyin Ojih Odutola; Ima-Abasi Okon; Thao Nguyen Phan; Christina Quarles; Tschabalala Self; Paul Mpagi Sepuya; Shen Xin; Avery Singer; Martine Syms; Salman Toor; Zadie Xa
The 100+ nominators originate from institutions including: Baltimore Museum of Art; Bellas Artes Projects (Manila); ESPAC (Mexico City); The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre (Ho Chi Minh City); KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin); MoMA (New York); Museo de Arte Moderno (Medellín); Museums Victoria (Melbourne); RAW Material Company (Dakar); Sharjah Art Foundation; Studio Museum in Harlem (New York); Tai Kwun Contemporary (Hong Kong); Tate Modern (London); Whitechapel Gallery (London); Whitney Museum of American Art (New York); and X Museum (Beijing)