Art Since 1940 / Edition 2by Jonathan Fineberg
Pub. Date: 04/28/2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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.
- Prentice Hall
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- Edition description:
- Second Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.48(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.97(d)
Table of Contents1. Introduction.
2. New York in the Forties.
3. A Dialog with Europe.
4. Existentialism Comes to the Fore.
5. The New European Masters of the Late Forties.
6. Some International Tendencies of the Fifties.
7. The Beat Generation: The Fifties in America.
8. The European Vanguard of the Later Fifties.
9. The Landscape of Signs: American Pop Art 1960 to 1965.
10. In the Nature of Materials: The Later Sixties.
11. Politics and Postmodernism: The Transition to the Seventies.
12. Surviving the Corporate Culture.
13. Painting at the End of the Seventies.
14. The Eighties.
15. New Tendencies of the Nineties.
16. To Say the Things That Are One's Own.
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