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Icons of Art: The 20th Century (Icons)

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A snazzy new 21st century design for a timeless Prestel classic starting with Rodin and ending with Louise Bourgeois, "Icons of Art: The 20th Century" features full-colour reproductions of nearly one hundred important paintings, sculptures, photographs and multi-media projects and accompanied by brief biographies of the artists, informative essays, anecdotal information and comparative illustrations. A magnificent introduction to modern masterpieces, this information-packed volume offers an enlightening chronological perspective on the ever-changing face of art as it highlights the works and figures with whom every art lover should be familiar.

Synopsis:

In co-operation with some of the most important art historians from around the world, the editors of this volume provide descriptions, background details and discussions of what they consider to be the 100 most important works of art produced in the last century.

Synopsis:

A snazzy new 21st century design for a timeless Prestel classic starting with Rodin and ending with Louise Bourgeois, "Icons of Art: The 20th Century" features full-colour reproductions of nearly one hundred important paintings, sculptures, photographs and multi-media projects and accompanied by brief biographies of the artists, informative essays, anecdotal information and comparative illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783791329871
Subtitle:
The 20th Century
Editor:
Tesch, Jurgen
Editor:
Tesch, Jurgen
Editor:
Hollmann, Eckhard
Author:
Tesch, Jurgen
Author:
Hollmann, Eckhard
Editor:
Hollmann, Eckhard
Publisher:
Prestel
Location:
Munich
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Copyright:
Series:
Icons
Series Volume:
03-5
Publication Date:
20031025
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
7.75 x 9.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , In co-operation with some of the most important art historians from around the world, the editors of this volume provide descriptions, background details and discussions of what they consider to be the 100 most important works of art produced in the last century.
"Synopsis" by , A snazzy new 21st century design for a timeless Prestel classic starting with Rodin and ending with Louise Bourgeois, "Icons of Art: The 20th Century" features full-colour reproductions of nearly one hundred important paintings, sculptures, photographs and multi-media projects and accompanied by brief biographies of the artists, informative essays, anecdotal information and comparative illustrations.
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