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Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The main concepts and development of art from about to the present are analyzed in authoritative essays by some of the most distinguished art historians and critics in Britain and the United States. With Edward Lucie-Smith on Pop Art, Suzi Gablik on Minimal Art, Norbert Lynton on Expressionism, and Sarah Whitfield on Fauvism, to name a few, these scholarly essays illu The main concepts and development of art from about to the present are analyzed in authoritative essays by some of the most distinguished art historians and critics in Britain and the United States.
With Edward Lucie-Smith on Pop Art, Suzi Gablik on Minimal Art, Norbert Lynton on Expressionism, and Sarah Whitfield on Fauvism, to name a few, these scholarly essays illuminate each particular artistic movement of the century, and together form an entire history of modern art. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Concepts of Modern Art , please sign up.
Does this only apply to art? Or does it apply to storytelling? See 1 question about Concepts of Modern Art…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Mar 22, Egor Sofronov rated it liked it. Very uneven, some essays are brilliant i. John Golding on cubism whereas others should be dismissed like Aaron Scharf's.
Selection of illustrations is disappointing - the fact that they are black and white is tolerable - but the choices could be more corresponding to the texts. May 05, Justin rated it liked it Shelves: art , design , drawing , non-fiction , philosophy.
It was for me quite enlightening to read about, learning about, and see works from Kasimir Malevich. Quite the abstractionist indeed! And that all our "humanness" comes from the square. This elemental item which "does not occur in nature. That from the Vitruvian Man of Leonardo da Vinci, to this Russian abstractionist, the square is found to be unique. A mathematical identity, of origin and beginning.
Good book with clear concepts in particular with regards to the first Vanguards. Nevertheless, it's quite uneven as every style is written by a different author and some of them are not the most clear explaining the subject.
Illustrations are good but black and white which in cases like the Fauvism don't really help to understand them well. Jun 29, Danny rated it it was amazing Shelves: non-fiction , visual-art.
I found this edition, compiled via various expert essays, useful for providing historical context for the major modern art movements of the 20th Century. Un libro breve y sencillo para hacerse una idea general sobre la historia del arte durante el siglo XX. Read some of the essays that interested me, not all of them.
Will go back at some point. Aug 01, Jaimee rated it really liked it. Jun 23, sologdin rated it liked it Shelves: art. Jan 17, Brian rated it it was amazing. Using for my research in the art gallery tour event I'm involved in planning this Fall. Nov 18, Kristin rated it liked it. I have to reread this to grasp all of the information May 08, Jay rated it it was amazing. Purchased as a text book, decided not to re-sell it afterward.
Interesting read. Jul 08, Brian Bulfer is currently reading it. Sep 25, Johnathon Yeo rated it it was amazing. Even if you are not interested in art at all, it is worth knowing what constitutes modern art because of the relevance it holds in our lives. Mar 06, Benjamin Wigley added it. Very comprehensive - was part of my fine art degree recommended reading, although never read it then.
It's great if you are looking up a specific movement. Una Theia rated it liked it Jul 23, Evgenia Kolydaki rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Zee rated it really liked it Sep 13, Allyson B rated it liked it Sep 16, Marija rated it really liked it Jul 24, Misha Hamu rated it did not like it May 15, Morten rated it really liked it May 13, Emma rated it really liked it Jan 01, Cat C.
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Concepts of Modern Art: From Fauvism to Postmodernism
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