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A landmark study in the history of modern art―revised, updated, and expanded.
Conceived by four of the most influential art historians of our time, this groundbreaking book has now been updated and expanded to include the most recent developments in contemporary art. The original authors have been joined by David Joselit to provide the most comprehensive history of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries ever published.
More than 120 articles are presented in a year-by-year structure, with each focusing on a crucial event―from the creation of a seminal work to the opening of a major exhibition―to tell the myriad stories of art from 1900 to the present. Key turning points and breakthroughs in modernism are explored, as are the antimodernist reactions that proposed alternative visions of art and the world. The book’s flexible structure and extensive cross-referencing allow readers to follow the many developments in the art world, from the influence of surrealism to the emergence of minimalism. A four-part introduction outlines the methodologies governing the discipline of art history, and two roundtable discussions examine the questions raised by the past while looking ahead to the future.510 color illustrations; 234 black and white illustrations
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Hal Foster is Townsend Martin Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. A co-editor of October magazine and books, he is the editor of The Anti-Aesthetic, and the author of Design and Crime, Recording, The Return of the Real, Compulsive Beauty and The Art-Architecture Complex.Review:
“An unrivaled account of the historical avant-garde and its postmodern legacies.”
“A structurally innovative, brilliant, and in some ways very surprising book.”
- Art Bulletin
“The additional years of coverage are essential for studying the emerging art of today. Recommended readings . . . are current and excellent.”
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