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Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory

Edited by Lauren Cornell, Massimiliano Gioni and Laura Hoptman


  • Celebrating the present and anticipating the future of contemporary art, Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory introduces over 500 of the best artists under 33 years of age from around the world

  • Assembled by a worldwide team of curators, writers, teachers, critics and artists during the research phase of the New Museum’s new triennial exhibition, ‘Younger than Jesus’

  • Captures an imminent generational change in art, exploring how artists from the same age group can develop similar interests and express similar concerns across geographies and nationalities

  • An indispensable handbook for curators, collectors, dealers and critics, Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory also serves as an unparalleled visual guide for anyone interested in the latest artistic innovations

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Lauren Cornell is Director of Rhizome and Adjunct Curator at the New Museum, New York. Massimiliano Gioni is Director of Special Exhibitions at the New Museum, New York, and Artistic Director at Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan. Laura Hoptman is Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New Museum, New York.


— Cornell, Lauren, Gioni, Massimiliano, and Hopman, Laura(eds.). Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory. Phaidon Press/New Museum, 2009, p.292.

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