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Art & today /

by Heartney, Eleanor [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press, 2013Description: 440 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0714866008 (paperback); 9780714866000 (paperback) :.Other title: Art and today.Subject(s): 1900 - 2099 | Art, Modern | Art criticism | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Art, Modern -- 21st century | Art criticism | Individual artists | History of art
Contents:
Introduction -- Art & popular culture : the Warhol effect -- Art & the quotidian object : the transformation of the readymade -- Art & abstraction : retreat from purity -- Art & representation : the fiction of realism -- Art & narrative : postmodern story telling -- Art & time : from real time to reel time -- Art & nature and technology : remaking land and body -- Art & deformation : celebrating human imperfection -- Art & the body : from object to subject -- Art & identity : the rise of the hybrid self -- Art & spirituality : rediscovering transcendence -- Art & globalism : negotiating a borderless world -- Art & architecture : the utopian fallacy -- Art & its institutions : art reflects on itself -- Art & politics : the rhetoric of dissent -- Art & audience : reinventing the viewer -- Notes -- Chronology -- List of artists -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Art & Today is an innovative and extensive survey of international contemporary art from the 1980s to the present. Over four hundred of the most significant contemporary artists from around the world are represented in this comprehensive overview-some emerging, some mid-career, and others long established. List(s) this item appears in: Painting 2.1 | Painting 2.2
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Originally published: 2008.

Formerly CIP. Uk

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Art & popular culture : the Warhol effect -- Art & the quotidian object : the transformation of the readymade -- Art & abstraction : retreat from purity -- Art & representation : the fiction of realism -- Art & narrative : postmodern story telling -- Art & time : from real time to reel time -- Art & nature and technology : remaking land and body -- Art & deformation : celebrating human imperfection -- Art & the body : from object to subject -- Art & identity : the rise of the hybrid self -- Art & spirituality : rediscovering transcendence -- Art & globalism : negotiating a borderless world -- Art & architecture : the utopian fallacy -- Art & its institutions : art reflects on itself -- Art & politics : the rhetoric of dissent -- Art & audience : reinventing the viewer -- Notes -- Chronology -- List of artists -- Bibliography -- Index.

Art & Today is an innovative and extensive survey of international contemporary art from the 1980s to the present. Over four hundred of the most significant contemporary artists from around the world are represented in this comprehensive overview-some emerging, some mid-career, and others long established.

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