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A dictionary of twentieth-century art

A dictionary of twentieth-century art

Author: Ian Chilvers
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Providing broad coverage of painting, sculpture, and graphic art, the dictionary has entries on more than a thousand artists and on all the major movements and styles of the twentieth century, including Cubism, Dada, Surrealism, Art Deco, Abstract Expressionism, Pop art, Body and Performance art, and Neo-Expressionism." "In addition there are entries on art schools and galleries, exhibitions and prizes, terms and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chilvers, Ian.
Dictionary of twentieth-century art.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Chilvers
ISBN: 0192116452 9780192116451
OCLC Number: 39800892
Description: xiv, 670 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Entries include: Action Painting, Carl Andre, Angry Penguins, Francis Bacon, Constantin Brancusi, Concrete art, Cubism, Degas, Duchamp, Jacob Epstein, Lucian Freud, Augusto Giacometti, Red Grooms, Guerrilla Girls, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Man Ray, Minimal art, Museum of --
Modern Art, NY, Neo-Expressionism, Pompidou Centre, Renoir, Bridget Riley, Norman Rockwell, Rodin, Brian Sewell, Surrealism, Turner Prize, Andy Warhol.
Other Titles: Dictionary of 20th century art
Responsibility: Ian Chilvers.
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Covering 20th-century art this text provides broad coverage of painting, sculpture, drawing, and the applied arts, with major entries on the important movements and styles of the 20th century,  Read more...


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