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American art of the 20th century /

by Hunter, Sam [author]; Jacobus, John.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 487 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0500231869; 9780500231869.Subject(s): Art, Modern -- 1900-1970 -- United States | Architecture, American | Art, American -- 20th century | Art, American | Painting, American | Sculpture, American | Painting | Sculpture | Painting, American -- History | Sculpture, American -- History | Sculpture, American | Painting, American | American paintings, 1900-1972 | American sculptures, 1900-1972 | History
Contents:
Includes index.
Scope and content: "In this critical history of American painting and sculpture since 1900, the artists, movements and events that led up to America's emergence as a leading force in the world of art are covered in depth. More than half of this volume is devoted to art in the United States since 1945, and includes careful analyses of such styles as Action Painting, Hard Edge Painting, Pop Art, Minimalism, Assemblage, Happenings, Earthworks, Kineticism, Conceptual Art and Bodyworks. These discussions are accompanied by rich accounts of such contemporary masters as Pollock, De Kooning, Rothko, Johns, Lichtenstein, Stella, Noland, Morris, Judd, Smithson and many others." - dust jacket.
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Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Main library Non-fiction CL US 1973A (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2013-0605
Book Book Main library Non-fiction CL US 1973B (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2013-0606
Book Book Secure book room Non-fiction CL US 1973C (Browse shelf) 3 Not For Loan 2013-0607
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Includes index.

Bibliography: pages437-470.

Includes index.

"In this critical history of American painting and sculpture since 1900, the artists, movements and events that led up to America's emergence as a leading force in the world of art are covered in depth. More than half of this volume is devoted to art in the United States since 1945, and includes careful analyses of such styles as Action Painting, Hard Edge Painting, Pop Art, Minimalism, Assemblage, Happenings, Earthworks, Kineticism, Conceptual Art and Bodyworks. These discussions are accompanied by rich accounts of such contemporary masters as Pollock, De Kooning, Rothko, Johns, Lichtenstein, Stella, Noland, Morris, Judd, Smithson and many others." - dust jacket.

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