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by Lucie-Smith, Edward [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 511 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0714832014.Other title: Art today.Subject(s): Art, General | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Art, Modern | Art, Modern -- Themes, motivesOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Pop and after -- Survival of abstraction -- Minimal and conceptual -- Land art, light and space, body art -- New-Dada, arte povera and installation -- Neo-expressionism -- Realism in America -- Post-modernism and neo-classicism -- British figurative painting -- New British sculpture -- New art in New York -- Out of New York -- Latin America -- Perestroika art -- Far East -- African and Afro-Caribbean art -- Racial minorities -- Feminist and gay.
Summary: This is a lucid, authoritative and richly illustrated survey of movements in world art since 1960. The author's central argument is that the art world is no longer hierarchical but plural, and that its structures, if they exist at all, are provisional.
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Title is printed as one word: Artoday.

"This is a completely new book, bearing no relation in content, illustration or design to the author's previous Art Today, first published by Phaidon Press in 1977"--Colophon.

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 498-503) and index.

Pop and after -- Survival of abstraction -- Minimal and conceptual -- Land art, light and space, body art -- New-Dada, arte povera and installation -- Neo-expressionism -- Realism in America -- Post-modernism and neo-classicism -- British figurative painting -- New British sculpture -- New art in New York -- Out of New York -- Latin America -- Perestroika art -- Far East -- African and Afro-Caribbean art -- Racial minorities -- Feminist and gay.

This is a lucid, authoritative and richly illustrated survey of movements in world art since 1960. The author's central argument is that the art world is no longer hierarchical but plural, and that its structures, if they exist at all, are provisional.

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