Title: The Shock of the New
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Hint of foxing to the page edges. Free of any internal markings. A well preserved copy. Bookseller Inventory # 002477
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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