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Age of Modernism, The : Art in the 20th Century

Joachimides, Christos

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ISBN 10: 3775706828 / ISBN 13: 9783775706827
Published by Hatje, Stuttgart, 1997
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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672 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Large heavy volume. Light edgewear to dust jacket. Overall, a tight clean copy. Record # 458891. Bookseller Inventory # 458891

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Title: Age of Modernism, The : Art in the 20th ...

Publisher: Hatje, Stuttgart

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Joachimides, Christos

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If you weren't lucky enough to see this terrific collection of work in Berlin, the exhibition catalog is a surprisingly satisfying substitute. Marking the birth of modernism in 1907 with the creation of Picasso's Les Desmoiselles d'Avignon, the show includes work through the 1990s. While work from such late dates is not usually included in the historical category of modernism, this show illustrates that modernism is a continuum based on innovation and reaction. The back matter is full of useful artist and author bios, plus an index of artists' names. The plate sections are carefully placed between the 15 essays by world-renowned figures in art criticism, the reproductions are rich and crisp, and the generous kerning makes the substantial text easy to read. The Age of Modernism is itself work of art.

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