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The Shock of the New / Edition 2

The Shock of the New / Edition 2

by Robert Hughes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070311277

ISBN-13: 9780070311275

Pub. Date: 09/01/1990

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This authoritative, lively book, based on the BBC Time-Life television series, provides a comprehensive survey of the birth and development of modern art and an updated discussion of the European and American art movements in the 70s and 80s including minimalist and public art, 70s American painting, German Neo-Expressionism, art by women, and environmental art. "The

Overview

This authoritative, lively book, based on the BBC Time-Life television series, provides a comprehensive survey of the birth and development of modern art and an updated discussion of the European and American art movements in the 70s and 80s including minimalist and public art, 70s American painting, German Neo-Expressionism, art by women, and environmental art. "The Future that Was," the final chapter, is completely rewritten and updated. 75% of the 275 illustrations in the revised edition are in 4-color.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070311275
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,056,043
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Mechanical Paradise.

2. The Abiding Violence.

3. The Landscape of Pleasure.

4. Trouble in Utopia.

5. The Threshold of Liberty.

6. The View from the Edge.

7. Culture as Nature.

8. The Future That Was.

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