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Art in theory, 1900-2000 : an anthology of changing ideas

Author: Charles Harrison; Paul Wood
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Since it was first published in 1992, this book has become one of the leading anthologies of art theoretical texts in the English-speaking world. This expanded edition includes the fruit of recent research, involving a considerable amount of newly translated material from the entire period, together with additional texts from the last decades of the twentieth century"--Back cover.

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art in theory, 1900-2000.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harrison; Paul Wood
ISBN: 0631227075 9780631227076 0631227083 9780631227083
OCLC Number: 49260988
Notes: Revised edition of: Art in theory, 1900-1990. 1993.
Description: xxvii, 1258 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Classicism and originality --
Expression and the primitive --
Modernity --
Cubism --
Neo-classicism and the call to order --
Dissent and disorder --
Abstraction and form --
Utility and construction --
The modern as ideal --
Realism as figuration --
Realism as critique --
Modernism as critique --
The American avant-garde --
Individualism in Europe --
Art and society --
Art and modern life --
Modernist art --
Objecthood and reductivism --
Attitudes to form --
Political aspects --
Critical revisions --
The critique of originality --
Figures of difference --
The condition of history.
Other Titles: Art in theory, 1900-1990.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Harrison and Paul Wood.
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* New edition of this popular anthology of twentieth-century art-theoretical texts. * Now updated to include the results of new research, together with significant contributions from the 1990s. *  Read more...


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