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What is art? Must it be a unique, saleable luxury item? Can it be a concept that never takes material form? Or an idea for a work that can be repeated endlessly? Conceptual art favours an engagement with such questions. It can take many forms: photographs, videos, posters, billboards, charts, plans and, especially, language itself. Tony Godfrey has written the first clear and informative account of this fascinating phenomenon.

Synopsis:

Featuring the work of American and European artists, this book traces the history of conceptual art from its origins in the Dada movement through to its current practitioners. It offers an accessible explanation of the phenomenon rooted in a social context. Aimed at A level and undergraduate students, as well as the general reader.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-440) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714833880
Author:
Godfrey, Tony
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Location:
London :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Conceptual
Subject:
Conceptual art
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Series:
Art & Ideas
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.75 x 6.375 x 1 in 1.91 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , Featuring the work of American and European artists, this book traces the history of conceptual art from its origins in the Dada movement through to its current practitioners. It offers an accessible explanation of the phenomenon rooted in a social context. Aimed at A level and undergraduate students, as well as the general reader.
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