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Art & today

Author: Eleanor Heartney
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive, well-articulated, and jargon-free survey of contemporary art of the last three decades, Art and Today is an invaluable reference written by an authoritative insider of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Heartney
ISBN: 9780714845142 0714845140
OCLC Number: 438327111
Description: 440 str. : ilustr. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Vsebuje tudi: Art & popular culture: the Warhol effect --
Art & the quotidian object: the transformation of the readymade --
Art & abstraction: retreat from purity --
Art & representation: the fiction of realism --
Art & narrative: postmodern story telling --
Art & time: from real time to reel time --
Art & nature and technology: remaking land and body --
Art & deformation: celebrating human imperfection --
Art & the body: from object to subject --
Art & identity: the rise of the hybrid self --
Art & spirituality: rediscovering transcendence --
Art & globalism: negotiating a borderless world --
Art & architecture: the utopian fallacy --
Art & its institutions: art reflects on itself --
Art & politics: the rhetoric of dissent --
Art & audience: reinventing the viewer.
Other Titles: Art and today
Responsibility: by Eleanor Heartney.

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"Coffee tables everywhere are crying out for Phaidon latest tome, Art & Today. It's exactly what you want: a comprehensive overview of art from the Eighties onwards... Arresting images [...] and Read more...

 
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