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Modern Art, Revised and Updated

Modern Art, Revised and Updated (Paperback)

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For one-semester/quarter, freshman/junior-level courses in Modern Art, Contemporary Art, 20th-Century Art. Richly illustrated and clearly focused, this text surveys the genesis, development, and culmination of modern European/American painting, sculpture, architecture, and conceptual art-from Post-Impressionism through the most recent developments in the 1990s. Organized along chronological lines, it explores the ideas, forms, events, artists, and works-with each chapter devoted to a style, movement, or decade-from Cezanne, Seurat, Gauguin, and Van Gogh through Minimalism and the general reaction known as Post-Modernism. Ideal for students with a general interest in art, it avoids the typical encyclopedic approach of surveys in favor of examining selected but highly representative works in greater depth and from an enlarged spectrum of critical discourse.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: from c 1900 - Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Publication Date: 20/08/2004 ISBN-13: 9780131895652  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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SAM HUNTER is Emeritus Professor of art history at Princeton University, where he taught for twenty-two years. He is also a leading critic of modern and contemporary art, as well as the author of numerous publications, among them Modern French Painting, Modern American Painting and Sculpture, and monographs on Arnaldo Pomodoro, Isamu Noguchi, Marino Marini, Larry Rivers, George Segal, Alex Katz, and Tom Wesselman. An active curator, he has organized more than fifty exhibitions of contemporary art, for which he wrote museum and gallery catalogues. Prior to his appointment at Princeton, Sam Hunter served, successively, as director of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, and the Jewish Museum in New York. JOHN JACOBUS is Professor of Art and Urban Studies at Dartmouth College. Previously he taught at Princeton, the University of California (Berkeley), Smith College, and Indiana University. His publications include 20th-Century Architecture: The Middle Years, books on the architects Philip Johnson and James Stirling, a monograph on Henri Matisse, and, in collaboration with Sam Hunter, American Art of the 20th Century. DANIEL WHEELER, a longtime editor and translator of art books, is the author of a monograph on the Swiss painter Caspar Wolfe and several landmark publications, including Chateaux of France, The Grand Canal, and Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present. He also prepared the text for the third edition of H. H. Arnason's History of Modern Art.

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