In this updated survey the author looks at art from 1940 to the present as an accumulation of contributions by individual artists, examined in depth and interspersed with chapters that concern the broader context of the past six decades.
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Exceptionally comprehensive and authoritative, this extensively illustrated survey of art since 1940 stresses the individuality of the artists in relation to their political, social, and cultural contexts, and focuses on the meaning of the major works and innovations.From the Back Cover:
This comprehensive and authoritative book illustrates art from the 1940's and stresses the individuality of the artists in relation to their political, social, and cultural contexts. The book focuses on the meaning of the major works and innovations. It features nearly 600 illustrations (approximately half in color) representing art since 1940, both in Europe and America. It explores the full range of periods, artists, and movements: New York in the Forties; Calder, Hofmann, Gorky, Motherwell, De Kooning; Existentialism (Pollock, Newman, Rothko, David Smith); The New European Masters of the Late Forties (Dubuffet, Giacometti, Bacon), plus so much more. For anyone interested in Postwar Art.
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Book Description London : Laurence King, 1995. Book Condition: Sehr gut. 469 S. Umschlag leicht berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar. - About Alexander Calder, Hans Hofmann, Arshile Gorky, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, David Smith, Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Giacometti, Francis Bacon, CoBra, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenbourg, Jasper Johns, Yves Klein, Joseph Beuys, David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jamers Rosenquist, H. C. Westermann, Peter Saul, The Hairy Who, Ed Kienholz, Robert Arneson, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, Bruce Naumann, Richard Serra, Walter de Maria, Christo, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Jörg Immendorff, Georg Baselitz, A. R. Penck, Anselm Kiefer, Keith Haring, Jean-Baptiset Basquiat and many more. ISBN 9781856690577 Wir versenden am Tag der Bestellung von Montag bis Freitag. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 Mit zahlr. auch farb. Abb. Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag. Bookseller Inventory # 977173
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