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19th and 20th Century


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'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide
'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide
by Andrew Hugill
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Of all the French cultural exports over the last 150 years or so, 'pataphysics -- the science of imaginary solutions and the laws governing exceptions -- has proven to be one of the most durable. Originating in the wild imagination of French poet and... (read more)

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American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942
American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942
by William C Agee
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The enigmatic and charismatic John Graham (1886and#8211;1961) was an important influence on his fellow New York artists in the 1920s through 1940s. Graham and his circle, which included Stuart Davis, Arshile Gorky, and Willem de Kooning, helped redefine... (read more)

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Dialogue Among Fauves: Hungarian Fauvism (1904-1914)
Dialogue Among Fauves: Hungarian Fauvism (1904-1914)
by Gergely Barki
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Led by Henri Matisse and Andre Derain, and briefly counting Georges Braque among its ranks, Fauvism advanced a spontaneity and apparent wildness of brushwork and color that won the movement its derogatory tag of Les Fauves (the wild beasts). Despite its... (read more)

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Pop Art: Skira Mini Artbooks (Skira Mini Artbooks)
Pop Art: Skira Mini Artbooks (Skira Mini Artbooks)
by Flaminio Gualdoni
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Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (World of Art)
Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (World of Art)
by Rosalee Goldberg
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This pioneering book has now been expanded with a new chapter that brings it into the second decade of the twenty-first century, mapping the global rise of performance to the present day. RoseLee Goldberg explores contemporary artists' approaches to... (read more)

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Constrcutive Spirit: Abstract Art in the South and North Americas, 1920-1950
Constrcutive Spirit: Abstract Art in the South and North Americas, 1920-1950
by Mary Kate Ohare
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In the first half of the twentieth century, South American and US artists turned their hands to the hard-edge lines and geometric shapes of abstract art. This richly illustrated book examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract... (read more)

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Art Since 1960 2ND Edition
Art Since 1960 2ND Edition
by Michael Archer
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The underlying themes that run through contemporary art, irrespective of styles and techniques, reveal the complex relationship between art and everyday life worldwide. This revised and expanded edition is brought up to date with discussions on the more... (read more)

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Tate Introductions: Chagall
Tate Introductions: Chagall
by Monica Bohm Duchen
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Swiss-born artist Paul Klee (1879and#150;1940) created some of the most innovative and best-loved works of the 20th century. Uniquely among his contemporaries, he combined the modernist machine aesthetic with lyrical, organic elements, arriving at a... (read more)

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Futurism
Futurism
by Flaminio Gualdoni
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Paris, February 1909. An article by the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Martinetti appears in Le Figaro. It is the ‘Manifesto of Futurism, the movement that expressed concepts of movement and speed through simultaneous visions and dynamic lines and... (read more)

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Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design
Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design
by Jeannine Falino
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Thomas Chippendale, Grinling Gibbons, William Morris, Josiah Spode, Josiah Wedgwood, Clarice Cliffand#8212;the history of handmade decorative arts in Britain boasts names known the world over. This important book explores hand-crafted British ceramics... (read more)

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Art from the Second World War
Art from the Second World War
by Imperial War Museum Great Britain
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The Imperial War Museums (IWM) are widely recognized for its incomparable collection of twentieth-century British art, which is built around the extensive programs of war art that were created with government support during the First and Second World... (read more)

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Space, Site, Intervention : Situating Installation Art (00 Edition)
Space, Site, Intervention : Situating Installation Art (00 Edition)
by Erika (ed.) Suderburg
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Art of the Twentieth Century #2: Art of the Avant-Gardes
Art of the Twentieth Century #2: Art of the Avant-Gardes
by Steve Edwards
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Groovy Bob: The Life and Times of Robert Fraser
Groovy Bob: The Life and Times of Robert Fraser
by Harriet Vyner
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Art of the 20th Century (Taschen 25)
Art of the 20th Century (Taschen 25)
by Ingo Walther
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Pop Revolution the People Who Radically Transformed the Art World
Pop Revolution the People Who Radically Transformed the Art World
by Alice Goldfarb Marquis
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Abstract Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism
by David Anfam
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Expressionism
Expressionism
by Dietmar Elger
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Art & Politics in the 1930S
Art & Politics in the 1930S
by Susan N Platt
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Fauve Landscape
Fauve Landscape
by Judi Freeman
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