George Condo: Mental States surveys the artist's
Condo's loose, imaginative approach to portraiture has distinguished him throughout the decades. "There was a time when I realized that the central focal point of portraiture did not have to be representational in any way," he said in 1992. "You don't need to paint the body to show the truth about a character. All you need is the head and the hands."
Organized by theme, and including 100 images of artworks in addition to writings by Will Self, David Means, Ralph Rugoff and Laura Hoptman, this volume explores Condo's relationship to art history, popular culture, and contemporary society.
Authors — Ralph Rugoff, Laura Hoptman, Will Self, and David Means.
Hardcover. 168 pages.