History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography / Edition 4

History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography / Edition 4

by H. Horvard Arnason, Marla Prather
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810934396

ISBN-13: 9780810934399

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Art

Comprehensive and insightful, History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography is the definitive source of information on the art of the modern era. This Fourth Edition is a freshly retold story of the art and artists of the last 150 years from modernism's mid-nineteenth-century European beginnings to today's divergent art trends.  See more details below

Overview

Comprehensive and insightful, History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography is the definitive source of information on the art of the modern era. This Fourth Edition is a freshly retold story of the art and artists of the last 150 years from modernism's mid-nineteenth-century European beginnings to today's divergent art trends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810934399
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Art
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
856
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 11.76(h) x 1.83(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces and Acknowledgments11
1The Prehistory of Modern Painting17
2Realism, Impressionism, and Early Photography29
3Post-Impressionism64
4The Origins of Modern Architecture and Design90
5Art Nouveau99
6The Origins of Modern Sculpture120
7Fauvism131
8Expressionism in Germany141
9The Figurative Tradition in Early Twentieth-Century Sculpture171
10Cubism181
11Towards Abstraction217
12Early Twentieth-Century Architecture236
13From Fantasy to Dada and the New Objectivity250
14The School of Paris Between the Wars291
15Surrealism306
16Modern Architecture Between the Wars355
17International Abstraction Between the Wars370
18American Art Before World War II401
19Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture437
20Postwar European Art477
21Pop Art and Europe's New Realism508
22Sixties Abstraction558
23The Second Wave of International Style Architecture602
24The Pluralistic Seventies627
25The Retrospective Eighties699
26Postmodernism in Architecture749
27Epilogue766
Bibliography806
Index829
Credits854

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