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History of modern art : painting, sculpture, architecture, photography

Author: H Harvard Arnason; Elizabeth Mansfield
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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History of Modern Art is a visual comprehensive overview of the modern art field. It traces the trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The seventh edition deepens its discussions on social conditions that have affected the production and reception of modern and contemporary art.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Harvard Arnason; Elizabeth Mansfield
ISBN: 9780205259472 0205259472
OCLC Number: 1038467622
Description: xvi, 816 s. : illustrations (flere i farver)
Contents: Chapter 1: The Origins of Modern Art Chapter 2: The Search for Truth: Early Photography, Realism, and Impressionism Chapter 3: Post-Impressionism Chapter 4: Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and the Beginnings of Expressionism Chapter 5: The New Century: Experiments in Color and Form Chapter 6: Expressionism in Germany and Austria Chapter 7: Cubism Chapter 8: Early Modern Architecture Chapter 9: European Art after Cubism Chapter 10: Picturing the Wasteland: Western Europe during World War I Chapter 11: Art in France after World War I Chapter 12: Clarity, Certainty, and Order: De Stijl and the Pursuit of Geometric Abstraction Chapter 13: Bauhaus and the Teaching of Modernism Chapter 14: Surrealism Chapter 15: American Art Before World War II Chapter 16: Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture Chapter 17: Postwar European Art Chapter 18: Nouveau Realisme and Fluxus Chapter 19: Taking Chances with Popular Culture Chapter 20: Playing by the Rules: Sixties Abstraction Chapter 21: Modernism in Architecture at Mid-Century Chapter 22: Conceptual and Activist Art Chapter 23: Post-Minimalism, Earth Art, and New Imagists Chapter 24: Postmodernism Chapter 25: Painting through History Chapter 26: New Perspectives on Art and Audience Chapter 27: Contemporary Art and Globalization
Responsibility: H.H. Arnason, Elizabeth C. Mansfield, National Humanities Centre

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History of Modern Art is a visual comprehensive overview of the modern art field. It traces the trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The seventh edition deepens its discussions on social conditions that have affected the production and reception of modern and contemporary art.
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