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Painting Beyond Pollock
Painting Beyond Pollock
by Morgan Falconer
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Painting Beyond Pollock is a captivating account of the history of European and American painting from the mid‐20th century onwards. Art historian and critic Morgan Falconer presents an extensively researched piece of writing that explains why... (read more)

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Art of the Postmodern Era From the Late 1960S To the Early 1990S
Art of the Postmodern Era From the Late 1960S To the Early 1990S
by Irving Sandler
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The fourth and final installment in Irving Sandler’s series on contemporary art, Art of the Postmodern Era surveys the artists, works, movements, and ideas as well as the social and cultural context of this energetic and turbulent period in art.The... (read more)

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Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art
Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art
by Jennifer Farrell
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Richard Brown Baker (1912and#8211;2002) began collecting works by emerging artists in the 1940s, becoming one of the first collectors toand#160;embrace both Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art.and#160;He eventually amassed a collectionand#160;of more than... (read more)

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Modernism in Dispute: Art Since the Forties (Modern Art--Practices & Debates)
Modernism in Dispute: Art Since the Forties (Modern Art--Practices & Debates)
by Paul Wood
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Discusses how American art evolved from the social realism prevalent during the 1930s to a predominantly abstract art after the war. The book relates this change to America's growing economic and political dominance of the post-war world and contrasts it... (read more)

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Ant Farm: Living Archive 7
Ant Farm: Living Archive 7
by Felicity Scott
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Felicity D. Scott revisits the architectural, art, video, and intermedia practices of the experimental collective Ant Farm, self-described ¨super-radical activist environmentalists.¨ Drawing together archival material on their extended... (read more)

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Art and Its Histories #4: The Challenge of the Avant-Garde
Art and Its Histories #4: The Challenge of the Avant-Garde
by Paul Wood
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This volume traces the challenge posed to the academic canon by the emergent avant-garde of the early and mid-19th century. It considers the shifts in its development through the later 19th and 20th century and its eventual incorporation as a form of... (read more)

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The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art (Leonardo Book)
The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art (Leonardo Book)
by Linda Dalrymple Henderson
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andlt;Pandgt;In this groundbreaking study, first published in 1983 and unavailable for over a decade, Linda Dalrymple Henderson demonstrates that two concepts of space beyond immediate perception -- the curved spaces of non-Euclidean geometry and, most... (read more)

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Pop Art Book
Pop Art Book
by Julia Bigham
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Pop Art Book is a collaboration with the Wolverhampton Art Gallery, which holds one of the most valued collections of Pop Art. Including pieces by major artists such as Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Roy Lichtenstein and Eduardo Paolozzi, this book combines... (read more)

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Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s
by Lynn Zelevansky
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In the decades following World War II artists in Europe, North America, and South America began experimenting with geometric forms. Rebelling equally against the mathematical purity of earlier geometric modernism and what many saw as the emotional... (read more)

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Minimal Art (25)
Minimal Art (25)
by Daniel Marzona
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The bare minimum   Often regarded 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 artworks as simple... (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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Pop Art
Pop Art
by Martina Angelotti
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From Andy Warhol to Roy Lichtenstein, the top Pop Art painters come together in this breathtaking compendium. Gathering nearly 200 masterpieces, it features a special introductory chapter on Warhol, plus brief biographies of all the artists and a history... (read more)

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Pop Arts Portraits
Pop Arts Portraits
by Paul Moorhouse
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Favoring fantastical invention, biting wit, and distorted figuration, with roots in mid-20th-century pop culture, Jim Nutt creates wildly original work ranging from paintings on Plexiglas to phantasmagoric portraits of imaginary women. Nutt (b. 1938... (read more)

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The Surreal House
The Surreal House
by Jane Alison
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Through a unique blend of art, photography, film, and architecture, The Surreal House presents the individual dwelling as a place of mystery and wonder. Fusing house and dream, it probes the relationship between interior and shell, object and space, and... (read more)

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Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip Through the Land Art of the American West (Culture Trails)
Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip Through the Land Art of the American West (Culture Trails)
by Erin Hogan
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Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, four hundred stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with... (read more)

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Editions Alecto: Original Graphics, Multiple Originals 1960-1981
Editions Alecto: Original Graphics, Multiple Originals 1960-1981
by Tessa Sidey
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Key Points- Accompanies a major UK touring show- The definitive book on the pioneering print publishers Editions Alecto- Includes reproductions of the graphic work of key figures such as David Hockney, Eduardo Paolozzi, Patrick Caulfield, Richard... (read more)

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New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965
New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965
by Annie Cohen Solal
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New York Mid-Century is the story of how the postwar Big Apple emerged as the cultural capital of the world. Annie Cohen-Solal brings alive the influential critics and patrons, the legendary galleries, and the artists themselves. Paul Goldberger... (read more)

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Bare Life: From Bacon to Hockney - London Artists Painting from Life, 1950-80
Bare Life: From Bacon to Hockney - London Artists Painting from Life, 1950-80
by Catherine Lampert
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In the mid-twentieth century, a pioneering group of painters began pursuing new directions in figurative art, investing representations of the human body with unprecedented expressiveness and depth. Among these painters who sought to more accurately... (read more)

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Conceptual Art (05 Edition)
Conceptual Art (05 Edition)
by Daniel Marzona
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This guide to conceptual art traces the issues and concerns of the first generation of artists involved in the foundation of the movement, with an essay exploring the historical basis of conceptual art, its relationship to the dominant aesthetics of the... (read more)

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Minimal Art
Minimal Art
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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