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Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics
Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics
by Herschel B. Chipp
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Gathers interviews, articles, letters, and manifestos dealing with Postimpressionism, symbolism, fauvism, Expressionism, and cubism.... (read more)

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What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
by Will Gompertz
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Channeling Bill Bryson’s engaging style, a former director of London’s Tate gallery wields his wit and expertise in this smart, entertaining narrative tour of modern art. We all know what modern art looks like. We’ve seen Monet’s... (read more)

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Pop Art (Basic Art)
Pop Art (Basic Art)
by Honnef Klaus
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An introduction to the style of art which explores the everyday imagery which is part of contemporary consumer culture. Leading pop artists include Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.... (read more)

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20th Century Art
20th Century Art
by Museum Ludwig Koein
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This reprinted title features 720 paintings by over 250 artists, giving an overview of Cologne's Museum Ludwig, one of the most venturesome, open-minded and turbulent galleries of modern art.... (read more)

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Minimal Art (25)
Minimal Art (25)
by Daniel Marzona
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Founded as a backlash against abstract expressionism, minimalism was characterized by simplified, stripped-down forms and materials used to express ideas in a direct and impersonal manner. By presenting objects as simple objects, minimal artists sought... (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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Mass culture, popular taste, and kitsch were the inspiration for and provocative themes of pop art, a movement that enjoyed great prominence in the late 1950s and 1960s. This super-condensed book shows the development of pop art, from its roots to its... (read more)

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What Are You Looking At? (2ND 14 Edition)
What Are You Looking At? (2ND 14 Edition)
by Gompertz
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In the tradition of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, art history with a sense of humor Every year, millions of museum and gallery visitors ponder the modern art on display and secretly ask themselves, "Is this art?" A former director at London's Tate Gallery... (read more)

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Introducing Modernism (01 - Old Edition)
Introducing Modernism (01 - Old Edition)
by Chris Rodrigues
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A crucial addition to the illustrated Introducing series, providing unique resources and fascinating graphic guides for students and uninitiated lay readers.... (read more)

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Another Art Book
Another Art Book
by Jefferson Hack
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The final in a series of three collectable books rediscovering the archives of AnOther Magazine, one of the world's most influential fashion magazines. Another Art Book looks back on the ambitious artistic projects commissioned exclusively for the... (read more)

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The Art of Modernism: Art, Culture, and Society from Goya to the Present Day
The Art of Modernism: Art, Culture, and Society from Goya to the Present Day
by Sandro Bocola
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A fascinating interdisciplinary study, explaining the development of modern art from the 1790s until today.... (read more)

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Transcendental Realism: The Image-Art of Egoless Coincidence with Reality Itself
Transcendental Realism: The Image-Art of Egoless Coincidence with Reality Itself
by Adi Da Samraj
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Adi Da Samrajs collateral exhibition at the 52nd Biennale di Venezia (2007), Transcendental Realism, marks the first time his work is being shown to the public. The commentary he offers in these essays can help to appreciate the astonishing scopeand... (read more)

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Drawing from the Modern: Volume I: 1880-1940
Drawing from the Modern: Volume I: 1880-1940
by Jodi Hauptman
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Many of the key achievements in art of the last 125 years have been worked out on paper. From pictorial investigations that expanded the possibilities of vision to the invention of entirely new kinds of media, drawing has been the perfect laboratory for... (read more)

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Concepts of Modern Art From Fauvism 3RD Edition
Concepts of Modern Art From Fauvism 3RD Edition
by Nikos Stangos
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A key book for anyone interested in twentieth-century art... (read more)

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Dadaism (25)
Dadaism (25)
by Dietmar Elger
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A precursor to Surrealism, the Dada movement stressed the absurd and unpredictable, the illogical and chaotic, lashing out against traditional aesthetics. This work shows how the movement's participants dared viewers to expand their notions of art.... (read more)

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Art Tribes
Art Tribes
by Achille Oliva
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After the avant-garde of the 50s and 60s shattered the canon of art styles into numerous and often amorphous groups of artists, "tribes" now seems the only identity system that can describe these shape shifting contemporary art movements. Modern art... (read more)

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Bauhaus (Skira Mini Artbooks)
Bauhaus (Skira Mini Artbooks)
by Flaminio Gualdoni
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The Bauhaus Arts and Crafts Institute was founded in Weimar by Walter Gropius in 1919. Avant-garde artists from every part of Europe joined, including Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky. On the occasion of its ninetieth anniversary, fifty extraordinary... (read more)

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Modernism: Designing a New World
Modernism: Designing a New World
by Christopher Wilk
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The first book to explore Modernism from a truly international perspective, "Modernism: Designing a New World" offers a reassessment of the concept and reveals the fundamental ways in which it has shaped our world and its visual culture. Modernism... (read more)

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Painting the Century: 101 Portrait Masterpieces 1900-2000
Painting the Century: 101 Portrait Masterpieces 1900-2000
by Robin Gibson
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From Sargent, Modigliani, and Picasso to Freud, Bacon, and Warhol, Painting the Century celebrates the extraordinary revolution in portrait painting throughout the twentieth century. Covering both European and American art, this remarkable reference... (read more)

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The Expressionists (World of Art)
The Expressionists (World of Art)
by Wolf Dieter Dube
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Expressionist Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, co-founder of the 'Brucke' movement in Dresden, convey the essence of the revolutionary movement in the arts which overthrew the stifling academicism of Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany and led in the years between 1900 and... (read more)

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The 20th Century Art Book
The 20th Century Art Book
by Phaidon
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- A complement to the landmark Art Book, this volume is an accessible guide to the art of the 20th century - Showcases 500 artists in alphabetical order, placing early stars like Monet, Picasso and Dalf alongside the most innovative contemporary artists... (read more)

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