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This generously illustrated volume, the first in the Art of the Twentieth Century series, introduces and explores a range of contemporary issues and debates about art and its place in the wider culture today. The opening chapter discusses key concepts such as modernity, modernism, autonomy, spectatorship, and globalization. Four case studies follow, each devoted to a specific work of art across the span of the century: Marcel Duchamp's Bottlerack, Barnett Newman's Eve, Ana Mendieta's Silueta series, and Yarla by the Australian Aboriginal Yuendumu community. These works have been selected not only for their intrinsic interest but also for the way in which they open up wider questions of meaning and interpretation that are central to understanding twentieth-century art.

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This is the first of four books in the Open University series "Art of the Twentieth Century". The opening chapter discusses key concepts such as modernity, modernism, autonomy, spectatorship and globalisation. It is followed by four case studies, each of which is devoted to a specific work of art.

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ISBN:
9780300102284
Editor:
Gaiger, Jason
Other:
Gaiger, Jason
Editor:
Gaiger, Jason
Author:
Gaiger, Jason
Author:
iger
Author:
Jason Ga
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Art of the Twentieth Century
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
180 color illus.
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 in 1.8 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This is the first of four books in the Open University series "Art of the Twentieth Century". The opening chapter discusses key concepts such as modernity, modernism, autonomy, spectatorship and globalisation. It is followed by four case studies, each of which is devoted to a specific work of art.
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