Phaidon’s Vitamin series has long proved an extraordinarily accurate predictor of tomorrow’s stars. ThisÂ global survey of today’s most important clay and ceramic artists, chosen by art-world professionals, is an essential purchase for art lovers and collectors alikeÂ
Clay and ceramics have been elevated from craft to high-art material, with the resulting artworks being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums around the world.Â Vitamin CÂ celebrates the revival of clay as a material for contemporary visual artists, featuring a wide range of global talent as selected by the world’s leading curators, critics, and art professionals. Packed with illustrations,Â Vitamin CÂ is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey – acclaimed as the first of its kind.
Artists featured include:Â Caroline Achaintre, Ai Weiwei, Aaron Angell, Edmund de Waal, Theaster Gates, Marisa Merz, Ron Nagle, Gabriel Orozco, Grayson Perry, Sterling Ruby, Thomas SchÃ¼tte, Richard Slee, Jesse Wine, and Betty Woodman.
Nominators include:Â Pablo Leon de la Barra, Iwona Blazwick, Mary Ceruti, Dan Fox, Jens Hoffmann, Christine Macel, James Meyer, Jed Morse, Beatrix Ruf, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Nancy Spector, Sheena Wagstaff, and Jonathan Watkins.