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American art of the 20th century /

by Hunter, Sam; Jacobus, John.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1973Description: 487 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0500231869 :; 9780500231869.Subject(s): Painting, American -- History | Sculpture, American -- History | Painting, American | American paintings, 1900-1972 | American sculptures, 1900-1972
Contents:
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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Non-fiction CL US 1973A (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2013-0605
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [437]-470.

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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