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The Shock of the New

Hughes, Robert

Published by Knopf, 1981
ISBN 10: 0394513789 / ISBN 13: 9780394513782
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Title: The Shock of the New

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Hint of foxing to the page edges. Free of any internal markings. A well preserved copy. Bookseller Inventory # 002477

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Synopsis: This authoritative, lively book, based on the BBC Time-Life television series, provides a comprehensive survey of the birth and development of modern art and an updated discussion of the European and American art movements in the 70s and 80s including minimalist and public art, 70s American painting, German Neo-Expressionism, art by women, and environmental art. "The Future that Was," the final chapter, is completely rewritten and updated. 75% of the 275 illustrations in the revised edition are in 4-color.

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