Dana Schutz

Texts by Dan Nadel, Lynne Tillman, and Hamza Walker

The first comprehensive monograph on one of today’s most innovative and successful painters—made in close collaboration with the artist

Defined by bold brushstrokes, a dynamic use of color, and imaginative compositions, the paintings of Dana Schutz are panoramic expanses that offer visions of humanity in all its complex facets. Her deeply subjective approach, untethered from realism, translates into images that seem to exist in a place that transcends time while celebrating the intrinsic qualities of her medium of choice with freedom and intelligence. As the artist herself stated, ‘I’m interested in painting as an affective place where the hierarchies of the world can be rearranged within the space of a painting.’ This first comprehensive monograph on her work was created in close collaboration with the artist and features a number of never-before-seen paintings and drawings.


Publisher: Phaidon

Artists: Dana Schutz

Publication Date: 2023

Binding: Softcover

Dimensions: 11.5 × 10 in | 29.0 × 25.0 cm

Pages: 160

Reproductions: 160 illustrations

ISBN: 9781838664800

Status: Available

Dana Schutz

Dana Schutz (b. 1976) is a New York-based painter and sculptor who constructs complex visual narratives that engage the capacity of art to represent subjective experience. Often depicting figures in seemingly impossible, enigmatic, or invented situations, her works reveal the deeper complications, tensions, and ambiguities of contemporary life.

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