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Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection

Edited by Madeleine Grynsztejn

Forewords by Neal Benezra and Kent Logan; introduction and interview with Vicki and Kent Logan by Madeleine Grynsztejn; essays by Dan Cameron, Amada Cruz, Jessica Morgan, Ralph Rugoff, and Katy Siegel; additional contributions by Clara Kim and Tara McDowell

188 pages, 8 ½ x 12 inches, hardcover

Published in 2003

Vicki and Kent Logan collected some of the most challenging and culturally reflective works of the 1990s — a rich period in contemporary art marked by an unprecedented boom in technology and a new, international perspective in the art world. Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection highlights more than 80 works emblematic of the decade, addressing themes such as appropriation, self portraiture, the body, and childhood imagery. Featured artists include Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Damien Hirst, and Takashi Murakami. Their works are illuminated by essays, focused texts on selected artists, and an interview with the Logans, all of which provide further insight into art and collecting in that pivotal decade — and reflect closely on artworks confronting some of the most compelling issues of the time.

Published in association with D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. on the occasion of the exhibition Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (December 13, 2003–May 23, 2004)

ISBN 1891024833 (hardcover)

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