History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography / Edition 5

History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography / Edition 5

by H.H. Arnason, Peter Kalb
     
 

ISBN-10: 013184105X

ISBN-13: 9780131841055

Pub. Date: 09/24/2003

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)

Authoritative and insightful, Arnason's History of Modern Art remains the definitivesource of information on the art of the Modern Era from modernism's mid-nineteenth century European beginnings to today's divergent art trends. Now full-color throughout, this Fifth Edition has been completely redesigned to make it even more elegant and easy-to-use. New heads,

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Authoritative and insightful, Arnason's History of Modern Art remains the definitivesource of information on the art of the Modern Era from modernism's mid-nineteenth century European beginnings to today's divergent art trends. Now full-color throughout, this Fifth Edition has been completely redesigned to make it even more elegant and easy-to-use. New heads, subheads, and a glossary have been added to help the reader navigate the material and quickly identify areas of interest.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131841055
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
09/24/2003
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.84(h) x 2.21(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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