This book offers a cutting-edge selection of the artists that matter the most.It tracks the trends of art in the world today, bringing you illustrations and information about all the most important artists.Want a head start on the things you'll be seeing in art institutions a decade down the road? It's all in here, the very latest of the very best - and so fresh you can feel its pulse. A to Z magazine-style entries include short biographies, exhibition history and bibliographical information, and images of important recent work. The illustrated appendix features names and contact information for the galleries representing the artists featured as well as primary market prices and examples of auction results. Think of this tome as a global go-round of the world's most influential galleries: a truly invaluable, invigorating, and intense experience.