The contemporary art scene is expanding globally more and more each year. Paris, London, New York, and Berlin are the usual hubs for culture and artistic celebration, but a new book released by Phaidon entitled Art Cities of the Future showcases a handful of up-and-coming cities you may not have expected to lead the pack. Selected by curators based in the featured cities, this edition gives lesser-known (yet equally talented) artists the spotlight from regions that are hotbeds for innovation across the globe. Check out 12 Art Cities of the Future to see what places you should be paying attention to in the coming years. 

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