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

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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: 9/24/2003
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 9.06 (w) x 11.84 (h) x 2.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
1 The Sources of Modern Painting 1
2 Realism, Impressionism, and Early Photography 15
3 Post-Impressionism 46
4 The Origins of Modern Architecture and Design 72
5 Art Nouveau and the Beginnings of Expressionism 82
6 The Origins of Modern Sculpture 97
7 Fauvism 108
8 Expressionism in Germany 124
9 The Figurative Tradition in Early Twentieth-Century Sculpture 145
10 Cubism 156
11 Futurism, Abstraction in Russia, and de Stijl 193
12 Early Twentieth-Century Architecture 219
13 From Fantasy to Dada and the New Objectivity 236
14 The School of Paris After World War I 267
15 Surrealism 288
16 Modern Architecture Between the Wars 329
17 International Abstraction Between the Wars 343
18 American Art Before World War II 371
19 Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture 410
20 Postwar European Art 446
21 Pop Art and Europe's New Realism 478
22 Sixties Abstraction 523
23 The Second Wave of International Style Architecture 561
24 The Pluralistic Seventies 588
25 Postmodernism in Architecture 655
26 The Retrospective Eighties 685
27 Resistance and Resolution 730
Bibliography 776
Glossary 799
Index 802
Credits 826
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