The Shock of the New. Art and the Century of Change.

Hughes, Robert

Published by BBC Books, 1980
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Synopsis: A beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. More than 250 color photos.

About the Author: Robert Hughes was born in Australia in 1938. From 1970 onwards, he lived in the United States, where he was Time magazine’s art critic for more than twenty-five years. His books include monographs on painters Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach; a history of Australian Art; Heaven and Hell in Western Art; The Fatal Shore; a collection of reviews, Nothing If Not Critical; Barcelona; The Culture of Complaint; and American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America, published in conjunction with an eight-part television series on the same subject. Hughes died in August 2012.

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Title: The Shock of the New. Art and the Century of...
Publisher: BBC Books
Publication Date: 1980
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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