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Abstract Art (World of Art)

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Explains how abstract art originated and evolved, discusses major abstract artists and movements, and looks at the current revival of abstract painting.

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Overview

Explains how abstract art originated and evolved, discusses major abstract artists and movements, and looks at the current revival of abstract painting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500202371
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 1/28/1990
  • Series: World of Art
  • Edition description: Reprint edition
  • Pages: 229
  • Sales rank: 604,423
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

A Consultant Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute, London, Anna Moszynska is the author of Abstract Art in World of Art (978-0-500-20237-1).

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Table of Contents

Preface 7
Chapter 1 Observing the World: Paths to Abstraction 1910-14 11
Chapter 2 Looking Inwards: Investigations 1912-20 45
Chapter 3 Social Ideals: Constructing the Future 1920-39 71
Chapter 4 Abstractions in Europe: 1939-56 119
Chapter 5 Focus on Expression: USA 1939-56 141
Chapter 6 Objective Approaches: Abstract art since 1956 173
Afterword 219
Bibliography 230
List of Illustrations 233
Index 238
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