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Modern art : a critical introduction /

by Meecham, Pam [author]; Sheldon, Julie [joint author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0415172349 :; 0415172357 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Modernism (Art) | Art, Modern -- 20th century
Contents:
What is and when was modernism? -- Monuments, modernism and the public space -- Retreats from the urban -- The female nude as the site of modernity -- From the machine aesthetic to technoculture -- American art at mid-century -- Self and identity politics in photography and performance art -- The Museum of Modern Art.
Summary: Spanning a century of art from Manet to Damien Hirst and Rachel Whitehead, the authors follow the development of traditional genres such as the female nude, and trace the emergence a bewildering variety of isms from Expressionism to Constructivism.
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Includes bibliography (pages [225]-236) and index.

What is and when was modernism? -- Monuments, modernism and the public space -- Retreats from the urban -- The female nude as the site of modernity -- From the machine aesthetic to technoculture -- American art at mid-century -- Self and identity politics in photography and performance art -- The Museum of Modern Art.

Spanning a century of art from Manet to Damien Hirst and Rachel Whitehead, the authors follow the development of traditional genres such as the female nude, and trace the emergence a bewildering variety of isms from Expressionism to Constructivism.

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