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Modern art : the groundbreaking moments

Author: Brad Finger
Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story of modern art unfolds like a timeline of watershed events that decisively influenced popular opinion and paved the way for further artistic achievement. Chronologically arranged, each chapter focuses on a particular work or idea that changed modern art as we know it.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Finger
ISBN: 9783791347219 3791347217
OCLC Number: 794296900
Description: 187 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Édouard Manet : Le déjeuner sur l'herbe --
Claude Monet : the birth of Impressionism --
Paul Cézanne : the artistic process --
Vincent van Gogh : Wheatfield with Crows --
Auguste Rodin : Balzac --
Henri Matisse : the harmony of Fauvism --
Pablo Picasso : Les Demoiselles d'Avignon --
Kazimir Malevich : the cosmic art of Suprematism --
Wassily Kandinsky : Abstract Art --
Marcel Duchamp : art redefined --
Max Ernest : the Surrealist melting pot --
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner : Die Brücke and Expressionism --
Diego Rivera : The court of the Fiestas and modern political art --
Alexander Calder : kinetic art and the contemporary museum --
Jackson Pollock : Abstract Expressionism and the cultural rebel --
Bridget Riley : Op Art --
Richard Hamilton : Pop Art and commercial society --
Yves Klein : the immaterial --
Jean Dubuffet : Art Brut and the outsider artist --
Nam June Paik : TV Cello and the multimedia revolution --
Chuck Close : photorealism --
Robert Smithson : Spiral Jetty and the art of entropy.
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