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Concepts of Modern Art

ISBN-10: 0500201862

ISBN-13: 9780500201862

Edition: 2nd (Reprint)

Authors: Nikos Stangos

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No other book on modern and contemporary art presents in as authoritative and concise a manner the ideas that underlie the diverse and radical developments of the last hundred years. In this new edition, an important essay, "Postmodernism and the Art of Identity", not only brings the story of modern art right up to the present, but also introduces the unexpected development of returning to art the day-to-day meaning it may have lost, through engagement with issues raised in the representation of gender, sexuality, and AIDS. In other essays by some of the most internationally acclaimed writers on art, the extraordinary challenges of twentieth-century art are introduced and discussed with unparalleled lucidity, intelligence, and factual accuracy.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.66" long
Language: English

Prefacep. 6
Fauvismp. 11
Expressionismp. 30
Cubismp. 50
Purismp. 79
Orphismp. 85
Futurismp. 97
Vorticismp. 106
Dada and Surrealismp. 110
Suprematismp. 138
De Stijlp. 141
Constructivismp. 160
Abstract Expressionismp. 169
Kinetic Artp. 212
Pop Artp. 225
Op Artp. 239
Minimalismp. 244
Conceptual Artp. 256
Postmodernism and the Art of Identityp. 271
The Platesp. 295
List of Illustrationsp. 402
Selected Bibliographiesp. 410
Indexp. 416
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