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The Shock of the New

Hughes, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0394513789 / ISBN 13: 9780394513782
Published by Knopf, 1981
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Shock of the New

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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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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An illustrated 100-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard.

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