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

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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.

1,417 illustrations, 319 in full color, 744 pages, 8-5/8 x 11-1/2".

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810934399
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Art
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 856
  • Product dimensions: 9.04 (w) x 11.76 (h) x 1.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces and Acknowledgments 11
1 The Prehistory of Modern Painting 17
2 Realism, Impressionism, and Early Photography 29
3 Post-Impressionism 64
4 The Origins of Modern Architecture and Design 90
5 Art Nouveau 99
6 The Origins of Modern Sculpture 120
7 Fauvism 131
8 Expressionism in Germany 141
9 The Figurative Tradition in Early Twentieth-Century Sculpture 171
10 Cubism 181
11 Towards Abstraction 217
12 Early Twentieth-Century Architecture 236
13 From Fantasy to Dada and the New Objectivity 250
14 The School of Paris Between the Wars 291
15 Surrealism 306
16 Modern Architecture Between the Wars 355
17 International Abstraction Between the Wars 370
18 American Art Before World War II 401
19 Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture 437
20 Postwar European Art 477
21 Pop Art and Europe's New Realism 508
22 Sixties Abstraction 558
23 The Second Wave of International Style Architecture 602
24 The Pluralistic Seventies 627
25 The Retrospective Eighties 699
26 Postmodernism in Architecture 749
27 Epilogue 766
Bibliography 806
Index 829
Credits 854
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